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Wimbledon 2018: John Isner vs. Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson defeated John Isner (7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24) in the gentlemen's semifinals at Wimbledon on Friday in London.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa, right, meets John
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa, right, meets John Isner of the US on the court after defeating him in their men's singles semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.

John Isner of the US leaves the court
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John Isner of the US leaves the court after being defeated by Kevin Anderson of South Africa in the men's semifinal match against John Isner of the US at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday July 13, 2018.

John Isner of the US takes a drink
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John Isner of the US takes a drink during the men's singles semifinal match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.

John Isner of the US returns the ball
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John Isner of the US returns the ball to Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their men's singles semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.

John Isner of the US slips on the
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John Isner of the US slips on the grass during the men's singles semifinal match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa celebrates winning a
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa celebrates winning a game from John Isner of the US during their men's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday July 13, 2018.

John Isner of the US loses a point
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John Isner of the US loses a point to Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their men's singles semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa, left, and John
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa, left, and John Isner of the US change ends during their men's singles semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.

John Isner of the US (L) and Kevin
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John Isner of the US (L) and Kevin Anderson of South Africa in between games of their semi final match during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 13 July 2018.

John Isner of the US plays Kevin Anderson
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John Isner of the US plays Kevin Anderson of South Africa in their semi final match during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 13 July 2018.

US player John Isner (R) reacts during a
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US player John Isner (R) reacts during a break in play against against South Africa's Kevin Anderson during the final set tie-break of their men's singles semi-final match on the eleventh day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 13, 2018.

John Isner of The United States returns against
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John Isner of The United States returns against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their Men's Singles semi-final match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2018 in London, England.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns against John
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns against John Isner of The United States during their Men's Singles semi-final match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2018 in London, England.

John Isner of The United States returns against
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John Isner of The United States returns against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their Men's Singles semi-final match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2018 in London, England.

John Isner of the United States celebrates winning
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John Isner of the United States celebrates winning a point during his men's singles semifinals match against South Africa's Kevin Anderson at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.

South Africa's Kevin Anderson serves against US player
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South Africa's Kevin Anderson serves against US player John Isner during their men's singles semi-final match on the eleventh day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 13, 2018.

South Africa's Kevin Anderson returns against US player
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South Africa's Kevin Anderson returns against US player John Isner during their men's singles semi-final match on the eleventh day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 13, 2018.

South Africa's Kevin Anderson celebrates a point against
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South Africa's Kevin Anderson celebrates a point against US player John Isner during their men's singles semi-final match on the eleventh day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 13, 2018

US player John Isner celebrates winning a point
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US player John Isner celebrates winning a point against South Africa's Kevin Anderson during their men's singles semi-final match on the eleventh day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 13, 2018.

John Isner of The United States celebrates a
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John Isner of The United States celebrates a point against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their Men's Singles semi-final match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2018 in London, England.

John Isner of The United States returns against
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John Isner of The United States returns against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their Men's Singles semi-final match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2018 in London, England.

John Isner of the United States serves to
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John Isner of the United States serves to Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their semi final match during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 13 July 2018. Wimbledon Championships, United Kingdom - 13 Jul 2018

John Isner of The United States returns against
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Julian Finney

John Isner of The United States returns against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their Men's Singles semi-final match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2018 in London, England.

John Isner of The United States returns against
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Julian Finney

John Isner of The United States returns against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their Men's Singles semi-final match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2018 in London, England.

John Isner of The United States returns against
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Matthew Stockman

John Isner of The United States returns against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their Men's Singles semi-final match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2018 in London, England.

John Isner of The United States celebrates a
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Matthew Stockman

John Isner of The United States celebrates a point against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their Men's Singles semi-final match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2018 in London, England.

South Africa's Kevin Anderson celebrates winning a point
Photo Credit: AP / Kirsty Wigglesworth

South Africa's Kevin Anderson celebrates winning a point during his men's singles semifinals match against John Isner of the United States, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa reacts during his
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa reacts during his semi final match against John Isner of the US at the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 13 July 2018.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa serves to John
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa serves to John Isner of the US in their semi final match during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 13 July 2018.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa plays John Isner
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa plays John Isner of the US in their semi final match during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 13 July 2018.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns to John
Photo Credit: NIC BOTHMA/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock / NIC BOTHMA/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock

Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns to John Isner of the US in their semi final match during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 13 July 2018.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns to John
Photo Credit: NIC BOTHMA/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock / NIC BOTHMA/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock

Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns to John Isner of the US in their semi final match during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 13 July 2018.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns to John
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns to John Isner of the US in their semi final match during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 13 July 2018.

South Africa's Kevin Anderson returns against US player
Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images / OLI SCARFF

South Africa's Kevin Anderson returns against US player John Isner during their men's singles semi-final match on the eleventh day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 13, 2018.

South Africa's Kevin Anderson serves against US player
Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images / OLI SCARFF

South Africa's Kevin Anderson serves against US player John Isner during their men's singles semi-final match on the eleventh day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 13, 2018.

US player John Isner returns against South Africa's
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US player John Isner returns against South Africa's Kevin Anderson during their men's singles semi-final match on the eleventh day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 13, 2018.

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