Ernests Gulbis of Latvia sends Federer back home

Sending Federer right back to home from the French Open, Ernests Gulbis bagged the match. This might have been the worst defeat Roger Federer faced at the French Open in almost a decade. Novak Djkovic however stayed quiet calm on the track to the Rolland Garros title.

Gulbis is much in news of late and defeated Federer, the 4th seed and 2009 champion with a score of 6-7 (5/7) 7-6 (7/3) 6-2 4-6 6-3. Since 2004 Federer faced his first defeat in Paris as he was almost crushed by Gustavo Kuerten during the third round. If  he would have at all bagged the game, Federer would have made a record of making into forty two quarter finals of Grand Slam and 10 consecutive ones in Paris. However, the twenty five year old Ernests Gulbis made sure that he bagged the game steadily.

Talking about how he performed in the game, Federer sounded quite displeased with his performance and commented that he was completely all over the place and is quite unhappy that he could not win the game and its sure a regret. Nevertheless Gulbis did a fantastic job on the court and made a great comeback. Seeing his game, Federer almost knew what was coming ahead. Gulbis knows his game and plays it well too. He really hoped that he would have play a tad bit better. Gulbis took a time out during the fourth set for medical reasons, seemed ecstatic about his win.

Talking about his great performance against Federer he commented that he is extremely sorry since most were expecting that Federer would take home the match nonetheless he is delighted to have won against such a fantastic player. He further added that the match was definitely tough to bag, but he did it anyways.