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Federer suffers his fastest defeat in 16 years

(CNN)Roger Federer has suffered his fastest defeat in 16 years after crashing out of the Cincinnati Masters Thursday. The 20-time grand slam champion was roundly beaten 6-3 6-4 by Russian qualifier Andrey Rublev in just 62 minutes.Federer, who has won this event seven times before, was facing his 21-year-old opponent for the first time and the Swiss star said he'd been impressed by the strength of the Russian's game."He was super clean. Defense, offense, serving well," Federer said of his opponent after the match."Didn't give me anything. He was everywhere. It was tough for me, but an excellent match by him." READ: Nick Kyrgios smashes two rackets and curses at umpire in Cincinnati defeatREAD: Serena Williams pulls out of Cincinnati Maste ...