Home / Sports / Kevin Anderson defeats John Isner in record-breaking contest to reach maiden Wimbledon final | Tennis News

Kevin Anderson defeats John Isner in record-breaking contest to reach maiden Wimbledon final | Tennis News

Anderson wins dramatic final set 26-24; Will meet Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic in final on Sunday

Last Updated: 13/07/18 8:10pm

Kevin Anderson defeated John Isner in a record-breaking Grand Slam semi-final contest to reach the Wimbledon final.

The 33-year-old won a near three-hour long final set to become the first South African Wimbledon men’s singles finalist since Brian Norton in 1921, prevailing 7-6 (8-6) 6-7 (5-7) 6-7 (9-11) 6-4 26-24.

Anderson will now meet either world No 1 Rafael Nadal or three-time champion Novak Djokovic in Sunday’s showpiece after winning the longest ever singles semi-final at the All England Club.

More to follow…

We have Wimbledon covered from all angles via our website skysports.com/tennis then click through to our dedicated section skysports.com/tennis/wimbledon. On the move? Head to our app for mobile devices and iPad, or follow our Twitter account @SkySportsTennis to join in the conversation.

Keep up to date with the latest on skysports.com/tennis

We will have news, previews, live blogs, reports and expert analysis from Wimbledon. On the move? Head to our app for mobile devices and iPad, or follow our Twitter account @SkySportsTennis to join in the conversation.

Our next tennis action comes from the German Open in Hamburg. Watch the action live on Sky Sports Arena from Monday, July 23 from 10am.

Never miss the big kick-off or have to deal with interrupted games or low-quality streams with a NOW TV Sky Sports Pass this summer. You’ll get exclusive coverage of the 147th Open from Carnoustie, The Ryder Cup, ATP Tour, World Darts Matchplay, and loads more starting from just £7.99. No contract.

Tennis updates straight to your phone

How to receive all the latest tennis news straight to your mobile

About brandsauthority

Check Also

Sky Sports Scholars reflect on an emotional 12 months | News News

Samantha Kinghorn, Emily Appleton, Max Litchfield and Marta Bassino are enjoying Sky support It’s one …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: