‘Beating Roger Federer was indescribable, but I want more,’ says Hubert Hurkacz

Hubert Hurkacz described beating Roger Federer at Wimbledon as ‘indescribable,’ although he wished he could have built on it.

Hurkacz beat Federer in the quarter-finals, inflicting a first ever Wimbledon bagel on the Swiss star along the way.

He lost his next match to Matteo Berrettini though as he missed out on a maiden Grand Slam final, but he is determined to take the positives rather than focus on the disappointment.

“Playing with Federer at Wimbledon Centre Court, where he has won many victories, and with an audience who supported him incredibly, is an experience that is indescribable before you experience it yourself,” Hurkacz told Dziennek.pl.

“Certainly, this success gave me more self-confidence and increased my willingness to win.”

“In London, [it] was a great success because it was the first time in a Grand Slam tournament that I climbed so high.

“However, some hunger remained, because I was close to the final and I could have played a little better against Berrettini.

“On the other hand, Matteo showed himself from an excellent side. I think he was in great shape.

“There are matches in the year when everything works out and comes easily, and it was one of the Italian’s matches.

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