The 20-year-old rising tennis star pulled off a major upset on the 39-year-old legend, defeating him 4-6, 6-3, and 6-2 in the second round of the tournament on Wednesday.
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BIGGEST WIN OF HIS CAREER. Canada’s Félix Auger-Aliassime defeats the legendary Roger Federer 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to rea… https://t.co/NEL9jNlYiz— Tennis Canada (@Tennis Canada) 1623854891.0
Auger-Aliassime seemed ecstatic after defeating Federer and people heaped praise on the lad on social media.
According to his bio on the ATP website, Auger-Aliassime in 2019 became the youngest tennis player to be in the top 25 in the world in 20 years. While he hasn't won a grand slam title (yet), he's well on his way to becoming a star.
He is currently ranked 21st in the world. Auger-Aliassime will continue his title bid at the Noventi Open in the next round.