Saturday, August 15, 2009

No. 1 Federer Ousted In Rogers Cup Shocker

Roger Federer congratulates Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France after losing quarterfinal match at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Aug. 14, 2009. Photograph by: Dave Sidaway, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

FedEx loses to No. 7 seed Tsonga.

MONTREAL – Roger Federer was right when he said he should have beaten Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in the quarterfinals of the $3-million U.S. Rogers Cup Canadian Open men’s tennis championships.

But he would have been wrong if he said that he deserved to win.

Tsonga, the No. 7 player in the world, advanced to Saturday’s semifinals with a 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (3) victory over Federer on Friday, who suffered a meltdown of epic proportions.

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More News On The Rogers Cup

Federer, Nadal knocked out in Montreal tennis -- AFP
Nadal suffers Montreal setback -- Press Association
Federer and Nadal crash out in Montreal -- CNN
Roger Federer disappointed but will move on from Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeat -- The Telegraph

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