Wimbledon-2018: leaving Federer London, Djokovic and Nadal in the semifinals

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On the grass courts of Wimbledon decided the four title contenders in the men’s singles.

Last year’s Wimbledon champion Roger Federer sensationally stumbled in the quarterfinal match against Kevin Anderson. The defeat of Federer triple surprising, given the course of the match. The Swiss was leading 2:0 in sets, but in the end the third party at the reception missed a match-point. Anderson on courage sent the game to the fifth set, during which the players played 24 games. Federer first did not hold his serve and let the opponent to take the last step to the semi-finals.

For a spot in the finals, Anderson will face John Isner – American giant in four sets stopped Milos Raonic. Isner on the way to the first semi-final on Hats made three breaks, filed 26 aces and won 90% of balls on the first pass.

Novak Djokovic for the seventh time in his career and for the first time in 2015 reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon. Serb 2.5 hours defeated the strongest tennis player of Asia kei nishikori. Djokovic after the defeat in the second set, the third party has played a break point and thwarted the comeback Nishikori, and in the fourth game, quickly responded to break Japanese and easily brought the match to a victorious point.

In the semifinals, Djokovic in the 52nd time in his career will play against Rafael Nadal – the first racket of the world in a protracted battle against Juan Martin del Potro battled back from 1:2 and finished the match in their favor after five hours of fighting. In the final set, Nadal showed great composure Raphael in the fifth game made the break, and his serve played a five break points.

The results of the matches of the day:

Roger Federer (Switzerland, 1) – Kevin Anderson (South Africa, 8) – 6:2, 7:6, 5:7, 4:6, 11:13

Novak Djokovic (Serbia, 12) – Kei Nishikori (Japan, 24) – 6:3, 3:6, 6:2, 6:2

Milos Raonic (Canada, 13) – John Isner (USA, 9) – 7:6, 6:7, 4:6, 3:6

Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina, 5) – Raphael Nadal (Spain, 2) – 5:7, 7:6, 6:4, 4:6, 4:6

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