◼️ In a spectacular 5th set, the South African tennis player Kevin Anderson defeated Roger Federer 13-11 after finally breaking the Swiss serve.
From match point down in the third set, Kevin Anderson recovers to beat defending champion Roger Federer 2-6, 6-7(5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 and reach the semi-finals. This might be one of the greatest comebacks in the history of the tournament taking into account that the rival is no other than Roger Federer the greatest player in the history of the sport.
Kevin Anderson becomes The first South African man to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals since Kevin Curren in 1983. “I just kept on telling myself I need to keep believing. I told myself that today was my day.”, he said after the match. “By the end, I thought I did a great job. Beating Roger Federer at Wimbledon is one I will remember. I just kept telling myself this will be my day.”
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Anderson will face Isner or Raonic in the semi-finals, a match that everyone expected Federer to be in, hoping there could be a Federer-Nadal or Federer-Djokovic long-awaited final. Who knows how many tournaments Federer and Nadal have left in them, playing at the last stretch of their careers it could be any day now so tennis fans will have to wait and hope that this two legend can reach another Grand-Slam final before they retire.