Six-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer lost his quarterfinals match to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga today after dropping the last three sets for the first time in his career. The Swiss powerhouse was previously 178-0 when leading by two sets. This loss means he's out of the running to recapture another Wimbledon title--his last win at the British tournament was in 2009.
The Associated Press reports that Federer's loss to Tsonga, a French player who was seeded 12th in the tournament, came as a surprise after the match's first two sets:
The six-time Wimbledon champion barely looked challenged while winning the first two sets against the Frenchman. But Federer, who had been 178-0 in matches in which he had won the opening two sets at a Grand Slam tournament, was broken one time in each of the last three sets.
Read the full story at The Associated Press.
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