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Anderson-Isner's epic, semifinal clash at Wimbledon was the second longest in the tournament's history

South Africa's Kevin Anderson defeated American John Isner in a marathon five-set match that ranks as the second one longest in Wimbledon's storied history. The match ended 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-Four, 26-24, exceeding the previous document holder for second-longest match between Croatian Marin Čilić and American Sam Querrey, with that third-round stumble upon working five hours and 31 mins in 2012. Of course, Isner is no stranger to marathon suits, he holds the document for the longest match in time and games, 11 hours and five mins, with Isner defeating France's Nicolas Mahut in a three-day, first round vintage also at Wimbledon. The semifinal marked Anderson's moment instantly five-set match, after he beat Roger Federer in a quarterfinal assembly. Anderson will play the winner of the semifinal match between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, which was relegated from Centre Court to an aspect court docket at the All England Club.