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John Millman celebrates beating one of his heroes, Roger Federer, in the early hours of Tuesday morning at the US Open.

Social Media Reacts To Millman's Victory Over Federer

After years of injury, Australian is rewarded with his first major quarter-final

John Millman upset five-time former champion Roger Federer on Monday night to become the first Australian man to reach the US Open quarter-finals since Lleyton Hewitt in 2006. Twelve months ago, Millman was ranked No. 235 in the ATP Rankings and is now assured of a Top 40 breakthrough.

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The tennis world reacted on social media to Millman’s big win, a match that ended close to 1 a.m. local time on Tuesday morning.