Raonic upsets Federer in five sets to reach first slam final

Raonic upsets Federer in five sets to reach first slam final

Raonic upsets Federer in five sets to reach first slam final

Canadian Milos Raonic recovered to upset seven-times champion Roger Federer 6-3 6-7(3) 4-6 7-5 6-3 at Wimbledon to reach his first grand slam final on Friday.

The sixth seed will meet the winner of the second semi-final between Britain's 2013 champion Andy Murray and Czech 10th seed Tomas Berdych, runner-up in 2010, in Sunday's showpiece match.

Raonic survived four set points in the second before losing it on the fifth, the first one in the tiebreak, but after a dominant third set from Federer the Canadian came back in the fourth by converting his second set point.

This year's Australian Open semi-finalist then dominated the final set to record his third win in 12 meetings with Federer and dash the Swiss world number three's bid for a record 18th grand slam crown. (Writing by Rex Gowar; Editing by Ken Ferris)

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