8-time Wimbledon champ Federer loses quarterfinal to Hurkacz

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer has been feted by plenty of ovations at Centre Court. None quite like this one, though. This was not a celebration. It felt more like a “Thank you” or — just in case — a “Goodbye.”

The eight-time Wimbledon champion lost 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-0 to 14th-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland in the quarterfinals at the All England Club on Wednesday, a surprisingly lopsided finish to Federer’s 22nd appearance in the tournament.

As Federer stepped the baseline to serve in the last game, he needed to wait while fans in the full-to-capacity stands applauded and cheered. Soon enough, it was over, only the third 6-0 set lost by Federer in . . .

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