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Twitter Stunned as Swiss Ace Roger Federer Knocked out of US Open by ‘Baby Fed’ Grigor Dimitrov

Grigor Dimitrov has beaten five-time US Open winner Roger Federer 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the 2019 US Open quarterfinals, prompting a storm on Twitter as shocked fans shared their emotions.

Many could not cope with the fact that the 38-year-old Swiss tennis idol had been knocked out from his hunt for the 21st Grand slam title.

​The defeat did not seem to shatter their love for Federer, however. Commenters also wished for him to get better amid his health problems.

​Others mocked Federer’s fans, who are used to their idol winning…

​… or those who put their money on the 38-year-old ace.

​Grigor Dimitrov, who is sometimes dubbed “Baby Fed” as his style resembles the Swiss champion, also earned a shout-out from tennis fans for getting into the US Open semi-final, where he is to face Russia's Daniil Medvedev.

​Following the match, Federer admitted that he was struggling with problems in his upper back.

“I just feel low. Just disappointed it's over because I did feel like I was actually playing really well after a couple of rocky starts. It's just a missed opportunity to some extent that you're in the lead, you can get through, you have two days off after. It was looking good”, he said.

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