Daniil Medvedev stunned by Hubert Hurkacz in a five-set last 16 thriller at Wimbledon… as No 2 seed crashes out and his Polish opponent moves on to face Roger Federer in quarter-finals
- Daniil Medvedev is out of Wimbledon after losing to Hubert Hurkacz in five sets
- The match resumed on Tuesday on Centre Court with Medvedev leading the tie
- Hurkacz broke the Russian twice in quick session to take control of the match
- The Polish 14th seed will now take on Roger Federer in the quarter-final tie
- Medvedev has spurned the chance to become men’s world No 1 this summer
Wimbledon second seed Daniil Medvedev suffered a shock fourth round exit at the hands of 14th seed Hubert Hurkacz, who will take on Roger Federer in his first Grand Slam quarter-final.
The round of 16 match resumed on Tuesday in the middle of a fourth set, with Medvedev leading by two sets to one, but Polish player Hurkacz snatched a break to take the Centre Court clash to a decider.
Hurkacz then claimed another break at the beginning of the fifth set and managed a third break of the afternoon in the final game to knock out the Russian via a 2-6 7-6 3-6 6-3 6-3 victory.
Second seed Daniil Medvedev is out of Wimbledon after losing in five sets to Hubert Hurkacz
The 14th seed will now move on to the quarter-finals where he will take on Roger Federer
Medvedev has now spurned a chance to become men’s No 1 this summer, as the Russian needed to win the tournament and hope Novak Djokovic lost before the men’s singles final.
More to follow.