Roger Federer is one of the biggest names in tennis, but even he was upstaged in his recent Australian Open match. The 20-time Grand Slam champion survived a scare as he saved seven match points to defeat Tennys Sandgren 6-3, 2-6, 2-6, 7-6(8), 6-3. 'I thought I would just let him finish me off in style.Sandgren had three match points on Federer's serve at 5-4 but was unable to find the winner with the set then going to a tiebreak.It was locked at 3-3 when a ballkid bizarrely ran into Sandgren's leg at the changeover, with the American taking time to walk off the blow.Unrattled, he steamed ahead to lead 6-3 but again couldn't close it out.He had one final chance at 8-7 but Federer showed his poise to level and then clinch the set.A deflated Sandgren was unable to lift in the fifth, with the 20-time major champion breaking to go ahead 4-2 before sealing another victory.In the final four, Federer will face the winner of the match between seven-times champion Novak Djokovic and Canadian Milos Raonic. However, thanks to a fellow multilingual lines official, he received a code violation. Federer asked, appearing confused as to how she understood him.
Roger Federer was slapped with a code violation for swearing on the court The world no.3 let out an expletive as he took on American Tennys Sandgren Federer, who was born in Basel, Switzerland, is fluent in German, French and English, and can speak some Swedish, Spanish and Italian. We are no longer accepting comments on this article.Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media GroupDonald Trump says he has directed Steve Mnuchin to send $3,400 stimulus checks to families and slams the Democrats for 'holding this up' because they want to give '$1trillion to their friends' Meghan Markle decries the 'toxicity' that she and Prince Harry have faced in the media - as she opens up about how 'devastating' it was to return to the US amid the Black Lives Matter protestsEllen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's Montecito mansion burglary was an INSIDE JOB, neighbors claim they were told by copsBlack high school student, 18, may AVOID jail for beating a white Macy's manager in an unprovoked attack because the victim asked the judge for leniency Trump signs executive order forcing Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets within 90 days and destroy all American user dataGovernor Newsom says 96% of California schools will start online - despite the majority of districts insisting they don't have the right technology and parents urging classrooms to reopenGeorgia state trooper, 27, is charged with murder for shooting a black man, 60 dead after he tried to flee a traffic stop over a 'busted tail light' 'No one will be safe in Biden's America': Trump says 'every city will be under siege' if Joe and Kamala win and tells cops to 'fight back' against the Democrats as he accepts an endorsement from the NYPD's unionBarack Obama accuses Donald Trump of trying to 'kneecap the Post Office' to 'discourage people from voting' in November - as 46 states are warned mail-in ballots won't be delivered on timeTrump softens on Edward Snowden: President says 'a lot of people think the NSA whistleblower is not being treated fairly' - after previously calling him a 'traitor' who should be 'executed' Masked-up Trump arrives in NYC to visit his younger brother Robert, 72, in hospital who is 'very ill' and 'having a hard time' - weeks after his sibling sued their niece to stop publication of tell-all book FBI lawyer who altered CIA email used to get warrant to spy on Trump aide pleads GUILTY to making a false statement - in first criminal case arising from AG Barr's probe into how Russian collusion probe ever got startedDonald Trump retweets post calling Kamala Harris 'camel laugh' as Jared Kushner refuses to shoot down birther conspiracy theory promoted by the presidentChicago business owner who spent $300,000 to repair his store after it was looted in May riots will sue the city after it was ransacked AGAIN last week - and slams cops for doing nothing'Brat Pack' star Anthony Michael Hall of The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles apologizes for flipping the bird during foul-mouthed tirade in front of children at a hotel poolAward-winning journalist Thomas Roberts is to host Season Four of Emmy Award-winning DailyMailTVHBO Max is mocked for putting a trigger warning on Western spoof Blazing Saddles that advises viewers of the 'racist language and attitudes' in the 1974 comedyCalifornia now ranks fifth in the world for COVID-19 cases and has the third worst death toll in the US - as other Sunbelt hotspots of Arizona, Florida and Texas start to see an uptick in deathsWhat will they tell their spouses?