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Millman edged out of Wimbledon by Querrey amid barrage of aces

John Millman has been edged out of Wimbledon in heartbreaking fashion, going down 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (10-8), 6-3 to huge-serving American Sam Querrey.

Querrey hurled down 27 aces against the battling Millman, who was backed a by a noisy and partisan Australian following who managed to enrage the former world No.11 during a tense second-set tiebreak.

Big gun: Sam Querrey returns to Australia's John Millman on day six at Wimbledon.

Big gun: Sam Querrey returns to Australia's John Millman on day six at Wimbledon.Credit:AP

"You can cheer but don't be a jerk," Querrey told a fan siting on the sidelines of the intimate Court 17 who questioned the American's conditioning.

"Come on, Sam. You've got no cardio," the heckler said.

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Millman made a great start to the match when he broke Querrey to take a 3-1 lead but immediately surrendered that initiative in the next game where he was broken to love.

He then doubled-faulted in the tiebreak to hand Querrey the decisive mini-break and the Californian closed out the set.

The second set was another close affair and Millman had two set points only for Querrey to find a big serve Read More – Source

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