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MASON, Ohio (AP) For Roger Federer, it was one big blur. The seven-time champion was ousted from one of his favorite tournaments in barely over an hour, falling in straight sets to a 21-year-old qualifier he'd never faced.
Andre Rublev - with only one career win over a top-five player to his credit - took advantages of Federer's numerous mistakes for a 6-3, 6-4 victory Thursday that further depleted the top of the men's bracket in the Western & Southern Open.
"The biggest and the most emotional win," Rublev called it.