Wimbledon 2021: Hubert Hurkacz faces Roger Federer after beating Daniil Medvedev

Last update on. From the section TennisHubert Hurkacz was 2-6 7-6 (7-2), 3-6 4-3 overnightWimbledon 2021 at the BBC Dates: All England Club: 28 June-11 Jul Coverage: Live on BBC TV, Radio and Online with extensive coverage on BBC iPlayer and Red Button, Connected TVs, and mobile app. You can find more details hereAfter defeating Daniil Medvedev in five set, Hubert Hurkacz, the 14th seed from Poland will face Roger Federer in Wimbledon's quarter-finals.Hurkacz won 2-6 7-6 (7-2), 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, after Hurkacz and Corey returned to complete their match - which was suspended by rain on Monday – under the Centre Court roof.Overnight, he trailed two sets to one but emerged the fresher of both.On Wednesday, the 24-year-old will take on Swiss sixth seed Federer.Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, defeated Lorenzo Sonego, the 23rd seed in Italy, 7-5, 6-4, 6-2 Monday.Hurkacz is making his first Grand Slam quarterfinal appearance. His previous best performance was at Wimbledon in 2019, when he reached round three.Hurkacz, when he was confronted with Federer, his childhood inspiration, in the final eight at the All England Club, said: "For this sports, Roger is incredible, what he does and how he plays, as well as the titles he won throughout his career. He has inspired so many.It's going be fun, but it's also going to be challenging. I hope to have some support."Medvedev was the one in charge of play when the second meeting between the players began on Monday on court two.With the score at 2-6-7-6 (7-2) 3-4-3 (4-3), and on serve in the 4th, Hurkacz was quick to take Medvedev to a decisive with back-toback games.The 25-year-old Russian player had never advanced beyond the third round of Wimbledon before this year. He had to win two sets to beat Marin Cilic in round one.The Australian Open finalist was not happy with the outcome. Hurkacz continued his momentum in the fifth with two breaks. The second set sealed a dream quarterfinal match with Federer."Daniil's a remarkable player. "He is number two in the world. He has incredible skills, but being able win this match in front you guys feels great," Hurkacz stated in his post-match interview."Stopping at the end yesterday's fourth set was a first for me. I had talks to my coach and worked closely with my physio today to prepare for today.