“Kevin Anderson became the first finalist of Wimbledon

The match lasted for five sets, the casting ended with a score of 26:24 in favor of the winner, the duration of the game was six and a half hours

Kevin Andersonhome: Reuters

South African tennis player Kevin Anderson has won a place in the finals of Grand slam Wimbledon.

In the semi-finals of the competition, he defeated U.S. representative John Isner. The meeting lasted for five sets, and the decisive, fifth, could not reveal the winner. In the end it was Anderson, as a result of the confrontation– 7:6 (8:6), 6:7 (5:7), 6:7 (9:11), 6:4, 26:24 in his favor.

The match lasted 6 hours and 35 minutes.

In the final, Anderson will play the winner of Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Rafael Nadal (Spain).

Kevin Anderson for the second time in his career he was a finalist of the Grand slam tournament. In 2017, he reached the final of the U.S. Open. Then he lost to Rafael Nadal.

As for the long match, it is a confrontation between just the Isner and Frenchman Nicolas Mahut again at Wimbledon. It was in 2010 in the first round of the tournament. Isner won 6:4, 3:6, 6:7, 7:6, 70:68. The game lasted 11 hours and 5 minutes.

“Anderson vs Isner, a Wimbledon classic – you better believe it”

A Centre Court epic ends with @KAndersonATP going through to the #Wimbledon final, beating John Isner 7-6(6), 6-7(5), 6-7(9), 6-4, 26-24 pic.twitter.com/Fv4ww2cEzK

— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 13, 2018

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