Thanasi Kokkinakis Stuns Roger Federer At Miami Open

What an upset!

Thanasi Kokkinakis Stuns Roger Federer At Miami Open Image: Getty

Thanasi Kokkinakis has pulled off the biggest win of his career, beating Roger Federer at the Miami Open.

After dropping the first set, Kokkinakis stormed back to win the second before edging the third set in a tiebreak, winning 3-6 6-3 7-6 (7-4).

It handed Federer his second loss of 2018 and left the capacity crowd stunned.

Kokkinakis, ranked world no.175, becomes the lowest-ranked player to topple a world number one in 15 years.

“I’ve always liked his game,” Federer said after the loss.

“I’m happy for him that on the big stage he was able to show it. It’s a big result for him in his career, and I hope it’s going to launch him.”

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