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Anderson tops Isner 26-24 in epic 5th set at Wimbledon

7 days ago   |   By Review Journal

They had played on and on, through 6½ hours of ho-hum hold after ho-hum hold, during the second-longest match in the history of a tournament that began in 1877, all the way until the never-ending serving marathon did, finally, end at 26-24 in the fifth set Friday, with Anderson claiming the most important of the 569 points - the last.
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The Latest: Juniors play marathon match at Wimbledon

7 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

LONDON - The Latest from Wimbledon : 9:20 p.m. The juniors have been doing their best impression of the pros at Wimbledon. As Kevin Anderson and John Isner were playing out the second longest match in Wimbledon history on Centre Court, Jack Draper of Britain and Nicolas Mejia of Colombia were also featuring in a marathon contest. Unseeded 16-year-old Draper required 10 match points to defeat No. 3-ranked Mejia 7-6 (5), 6-7 (6), 19-17 in 4 hours and 23 minutes on No.3 Court.
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Insane John Isner vs. Kevin Anderson Wimbledon match left tennis fans stunned and frustrated

7 days ago   |   By CBS Sports

The ridiculous six-and-a-half hour semifinal was the second-longest match in Wimbledon history
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Anderson edges Isner 26-24 in 5th for 1st Wimbledon final

Anderson edges Isner 26-24 in 5th for 1st Wimbledon final

7 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

LONDON - Kevin Anderson won the longest Centre Court match in history and earned a chance to try to collect his first Grand Slam championship, edging John Isner 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-4, 26-24 at Wimbledon in...
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John Isner loses Wimbledon semi in epic 26-24 final set

7 days ago   |   By NBC News

South African Kevin Anderson outlasted American John Isner in the second-longest Grand Slam match ever.
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John Isner can't win this epic marathon match at Wimbledon

John Isner can't win this epic marathon match at Wimbledon

7 days ago   |   By New York Post

LONDON - Kevin Anderson outlasted John Isner in the second longest match ever played at Wimbledon, winning the fifth set of their semifinal 26-24 after more than 6 ½ hours. Anderson became the first South African male to reach the final since 1921 with a 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-4, 26-24 victory on...
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Wimbledon: Kevin Anderson Tops John Isner to Reach Final

7 days ago   |   By NY Times

Kevin Anderson defeated John Isner, 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9) 6-4, 26-24, on Friday in the longest Grand Slam semifinal in tennis history.
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The Latest: Anderson beats Isner in Wimbledon epic

7 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

LONDON - The Latest from Wimbledon : 7:50 p.m. Kevin Anderson outlasted John Isner in the second longest match ever played at Wimbledon, winning the fifth set of their semifinal 26-24 after more than 6 ½ hours. Anderson became the first South African male to reach the final since 1921 with a 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-4, 26-24 victory on Centre Court.
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Wimbledon: Kevin Anderson outlasts John Isner in longest ever semifinal

7 days ago   |   By Newsday

LONDON - Kevin Anderson outlasted John Isner in the second longest match ever played at Wimbledon, winning the fifth set of their semifinal 26-24 after more than 6 1/2 hours.
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