Published: Fri, July 13, 2018
Sport | By Cameron Gross

Anderson keeps Wimbledon dream alive, reaches final

Anderson keeps Wimbledon dream alive, reaches final

The match duration beats the 2012 third-round epic at Wimbledon between Marin Cilic and Sam Querrey - which lasted five hours and 31 minutes - and also smashed the previous record for the longest semi-final at SW19, when Djokovic needed four hours and 44 minutes to beat Juan Martin del Potro in 2013.

On Friday in the semifinals, Anderson won the first set 7-6 (6) in 63 minutes.

In a marathon match on Friday night which was the longest in Wimbledon semifinal history, lasting over five hours on court, Anderson was able to claw back from 2-1 back to seal the victory.

In the fourth set, Anderson broke Isner's serve twice to win it 6-4.

Anderson took a medical timeout after the third set.

Anderson has broken Isner three times in the match after the American had held 110 straight service games since the start of the tournament.

Cape Canaveral rocket towers brought down to earth
For years the towers were known for their distinctive red colouring until anti-corrosive coatings were applied in the early 90s. The demolitions comes about seven years after the complex hosted its last launch.

The Wimbledon semifinal between Kevin Anderson and John Isner is going to a fifth set.

Competing for the University of Georgia Bulldogs between 2003-2007 and he had an wonderful result in both singles and doubles, winning 283 matches for the Bulldogs overall!

That didn't happen through the first 12 games of the last set, with each player holding serve to reach 6-all. It was the second-longest match in Wimbledon history and longest one-day match in Wimbledon history.

For the first time in 91 years, there will be a South African man in a Wimbledon singles final.

The three-time Wimbledon champion posted a video to his Instagram story of him playing marbles in the dressing room as he prepares to face Nadal. In his final Collegiate season in 2007, John Isner led his team towards the NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship title, defeating the University of Illinois Fighting Illini 4-0 at home in Georgia.

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