“Final Walks of glory”: Tennis World Erupts as Roger Federer Gets Bageled at Wimbledon Championships’ Center Court

Published 07/07/2021, 1:36 PM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 1, 2021 Switzerland’s Roger Federer reacts after falling during his second round match against France’s Richard Gasquet REUTERS/Paul Childs


World No.8 Roger Federer suffered a humiliating match at the hands of Hubert Hurkacz in the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon Championships 2021. Interestingly, he lost in straight sets and even got bageled in the last set. The final scoreline of the match was 3-6, 6(4)-7(7), 0-6.

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It is definitely a big loss for Roger Federer at the Wimbledon Championships 2021 and fans are not able to digest it easily. As a result, many of them are expressing their disappointment on Twitter.

Twitter explodes as Roger Federer loses in the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon Championships 2021

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One of the fans put a video of him when he got a standing ovation from the crowd at the end of the match. Along with that, he tweeted, “The (surely) final walk of glory…”

A fan was almost in tears and wrote,” Farewell, Federer! It was a great time watching your matches and supporting you all the way this time at Wimbledon.”

Many other fans expressed similar emotions on the same episode.

This is definitely one of Federer’s most humiliating defeats. Fans hope that the Swiss Maestro comes back strong after this and returns to the court as soon as possible after this loss.

Twitter sees mixed reactions as the roof closes down during the quarter-finals of Wimbledon 2021

Fans had multiple reactions on Twitter after the authorities decided to close the roof of the Centre Court. A fan wrote, Tennis needs to take a good look at how scheduling is being done in slams & the tour. Hurkacz will be playing 3rd day in a row & with almost a day’s less rest compared to Federer! Shouldn’t happen especially when there was a roof available to complete match.”

Some of the Federer fans hoped that this closing down of the roof might help the Swiss Maestro to fight back.

Some even claimed that this is some kind of a conspiracy by the Wimbledon Championships’ authorities as they decided to close the roof even when the sky is cloudless.

A fan tweeted, “Possible match-fixing at Wimbledon. They close the roof on a cloudless sky just as Federer is about to serve and Federer serves immediately. Almost feels like Federer was waiting for it.”

Some even demanded that authorities should withdraw their decision and open the roof again.

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Thus, it is quite a big loss for Roger Federer. Will he able to win a Grand Slam title after this?

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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