Anderson continued to grow in confidence and stature as the match wore on, holding his nerve to earn his first win over Federer in five attempts. I nearly could have. It's Federer's earliest exit from Wimbledon since 2013.
Former University of IL tennis star Kevin Anderson completed a marathon upset against an all-time great on the highest stage of professional tennis. "Beating Roger Federer here at Wimbledon will be one I remember, especially in such a close match", Anderson said.
"I kept telling myself to keep believing".
It will be the 31-year-old's first semifinal at a Major since the 2016 French Open when he completed the career Grand Slam.
Canada's Milos Raonic grimaces after being hit in the shoulder by a ball.
Rafael Nadal, the reigning champion, was forced out of the 2014 U.S. Open with an injury, clearing Federer's side of the draw for what appeared to be a cakewalk to an inevitable final against Novak Djokovic. Djokovic defeated 24 seed Kei Nishikori in four sets on Wednesday at Wimbledon, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, to advance.
Federer's match point arrived when Anderson served at 4-5 in the third but, with the South African looming at the net, he made a hash of an attempted backhand pass.
"But at the same time, I have to recover and still hopefully have two more matches to play".
But Anderson had found his game, going unbroken on serve through the last three sets en route to his first Wimbledon semifinal. The final game was an extensive nail-biter, with Anderson ultimately winning out 13-11. "I feel horribly worn out", he said.
"I was very happy that I got off to the right start of the match, was able to take control somewhat of the game". While Federer in the quarter-final on Wednesday smashed only 16 aces, Anderson beat him there with 28 and that did make a difference eventually in the result. Anderson leveled for 7-7, 8-8, 9-9, 10-10.
Even the ICC got involved, temporarily ranking Federer as the world's leading Test batsman.
"Maybe the losses hurt more [at Wimbledon]", he said.
"It motivates me to do extremely well here because I don't want to sit here and explain my loss". Depends against who you play you have less or more chances to win.
Two-time champion Nadal is through to the last eight at Wimbledon for the first time since 2011.
Nadal, who has made the quarter-finals without dropping a set, takes a 10-5 winning record over Del Potro into his quarter-final.
Federer was the firm favourite to triumph in SW19 this year and win a record-breaking ninth Wimbledon title.
"I wouldn't call it "unfinished business".
"I didn't feel mental fatigue". I felt like I did some good business here in the past already So I'm all right. German Julia Görges and two-time Grand Slam victor Angelique Kerber vs. 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko.
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Should Djokovic, Nadal and Federer win, it would be the first time all three played in a semifinal since the 2012 French Open. Federer suffered his earliest exit at Wimbledon since a shock second-round defeat against Sergiy Stakhovsky in 2013.
By the time he strolled up to the 18th green, Na was at ease, relaying his love to his wife and young daughter via a TV camera. They went back to the 18th tee for the playoff, and Knox pitched from 131 yards to virtually the same spot on the green.
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Croatia will now face England on Wednesday evening at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow with a place in the World Cup final at stake. Kane has scored six goals so far, and is two goals clear in the race for the Golden Boot award.
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