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US Open: Federer's ouster shocks ATP fans
Two big players were ousted from the ongoing 2012 US Open. Andy Roddick lost his fourth round match, but it was Federer's loss in the quarter-finals of the competition, which shocked the ATP circuit. Out of the four semi-final spots, two has already been sealed. The other two would be booked by tonight.

ANDY RODDICK played his last game of his professional career in the fourth round of the US Open, which he lost to Del Potro of Argentina in four sets with the score reading 6-7, 7-6, 6-2 and 6-4. One may not call this defeat an upset, but fans at the US Open wanted to see the former World No. 1 to go all the way.

The biggest surprise, however, came in the form of Roger Federer, who lost his quarter-final match against Tomas Berdych with the score reading 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, 3-6 and 6-3, reported AFP.

In other quarter-final matches, it was Andy Murray who displayed some amazing skills to oust the 12th seed Croatian, Marin Cilic in four sets. After losing the first set of the game, it was vintage Murray who showed his class against the Croatian defeating him 3-6, 7-6, 6-2 and 6-0. Cilic was clueless against Murray's quality. Fans around the world were anticipating a Federer vs Murray semi-finals, but the Swiss player's exit resulted in a Murray vs Berdych semi-final. Murray has a greater chance of reaching the finals with Berdych on the other half of the court.

There are two more quarter-finals to be played today, where David Ferrer would meet Janko Tipsarevic and for the last semi-finals spot, it would be contested between Del Potro and Novak Djokovic. Out of these four players, Djokovic seems to be a favourite to reach the finals, as he is expected to win over both his quarter and semi-finals opponents. Likewise, Murray also stands a great chance of making it to the finals from the top half of the table.

So, the best possible final could be a title match between Murray and Djokovic. The game would make an interesting watch as both these players have looked in great form throughout the tournament. This could also present a good case for Andy Murray to win his first grand slam of his career, after his recent success in the 2012 London Olympics where he won gold.

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