Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledon title was cut short in the semifinals Friday by Milos Raonic, a big-serving Canadian who came from two-sets-to-one down to win in five and reach his first Grand Slam final.
Raonic beat the seven-time champion 6-3, 6-7 (3), 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 on Centre Court, handing the Swiss great his first loss ever in the Wimbledon semifinals after 10 straight wins.
"This one clearly hurts because I felt I could have had it," Federer said. "So close. It was really so, so close. It clearly hurts."
The 25-year-old Raonic became the first Canadian man in history to advance to the final of a Grand Slam tournament. The only...