TENNIS

Federer Beaten By Russian Qualifier Rublev In Cincinnati Masters

A fearless andrey rublev outfoxed Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 in the third round of the Cincinnati Masters.

The Russian qualifier broke the third seeded Swiss in his first two service games and won 81% of his first serve points to wrap up the upset in just over an hour.

The 21-year-old shed tears of joy after pulling off the biggest win of his career.

The win sets up an all-Russian quarter-final with ninth seed Daniil Medvedev.

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