Federer Defeated – US Open Quarterfinals

Thomas Berdych faced Roger Federer in the quarterfinals of the 2012 U.S. Open Championships and won.

Roger Federer, the number one seed of the US Open has been defeated by the number 6 seed Thomas Berdych with a score of 7-6(1), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

Roger Federer was expected to win the US Open this year along with Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, but Thomas Berdych proved us wrong. Berdych was spectacular. In 4 sets, he has only hit 21 unforced errors while Federer hit 40. Federer was troubled by Berdych’s service game, where Berdych hit 14 aces in total, and kept 80% of his first service points.

Thomas Berdych has also defeated Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships which was a very surprising result for all of us, except for Federer. In 2010, Federer told the press that he was not surprised by his defeat against Berdych, because he knew that Berdych was a good and talented player. He also stated the same exact thing before his 2012 U.S. Open Quarterfinals match as well.

Roger Federer’s press conference after his loss against Thomas Berdych;

Berdych’s press conference after his win against Roger Federer in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open;

Thomas Berdych will be facing Andy Murray in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open.

~Jin

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