Federer vows to fight on despite 'shock' fourth round loss to Robredo

Johannesburg, Sept 4 (ANI): After losing to Spain's Tommy Robredo in a shock upset in the fourth round of the US Open, 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer shrugged off any notion he might quit after the loss.

According to Sport24, Federer said that he would definitely go back to work and come back stronger, adding that he would get rid of the loss as quick as he could and forget about it.

Federer fell to Spanish 19th seed Tommy Robredo 7-6 (7/3), 6-3, 6-4, dooming hopes for a potential quarter-final match with 12-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal, what would have been their first meeting on the New York hard courts, the report said.

The seven-time Wimbledon champion said that the story of his life was that when he lost, people were shocked and when he won, it was the best thing for them.

He said that he had not thought of a potential match-up with Nadal before coming out to play against Robredo. (ANI)

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