Australian John Millman in epic US Open clash with Roger Federer

Roger Federer

Unseeded John Millman produced the performance of his career to end Roger Federer's interest in the 2018 US Open with a stunning 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (3) victory in the small hours at Flushing Meadows.

Japan's Kei Nishikori also reached the last eight, beating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 6-2, 7-5. She lost to Stephens again this year in the French Open semifinals.

Although Federer won the first three games, he endured an awkward fall after leaping for an early overhead and seemed to be struggling for his usual rhythm from the outset.

7-6 (7-3), handing the 20-time major victor and world number two his earliest exit at Flushing Meadows since 2013. Federer committed 10 double faults during the shocking upset - the fourth time he's done that in his Major career, and the first time since 2009. All these players now at the US Open, they get access to the physios on site, but when you have a guy like Roger that every single day his body is getting taken care of, his body is getting worked on, it literally slows the ageing process.' 'Roger has a game style that has such little stress on his body, he floats around the court, he keeps the points short, he's still so quick.

But Millman is in the form of his life, having surged to the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time with a series of upsets - including that of 14th seed Fabio Fognini.

For his troubles, John Millman - whose rabid fanbase are called Millminions for what it's worth - now faces another huge task in sixth-seeded Novak Djokovic in his quarter final matchup.

Millman cursed himself for missing one set point but threw everything into a series of forehands to bring up a second and forced Federer into another error. Keys punched her ticket to the quarterfinals with a dominant 6-1, 6-3 victory over No. 35 seed Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia.

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Djokovic has sweated his way to a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 fourth round win over Joao Sousa as the heat returned to the US Open.

But it's his father Ron, nicknamed "The Fox", who has become somewhat of a social media star, after getting lost on his way to watch his son play at the Wimbledon earlier this year.

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She said afterward she felt dizzy and was "just asking nature, I don't know, the god, to move the shade".

The 29-year-old Australian had never competed in the fourth round of a Grand Slam prior to this year's event but took his opportunity with both hands as he took out the 20-time major victor 3-6 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-3).

Nishikori missed the U.S. Open previous year because of a right wrist injury.

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