Here’s all the action from Wimbledon Day 8, featuring the Women’s Quarter-Finals. But starting off, we go to the Men’s 4th Round match which was left unfinished the previous day between World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and South African Kevin Anderson.
#1. Novak Djokovic beat Kevin Anderson
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Novak Djokovic battled rain and the big serving South African Kevin Anderson to book a place in the quarter finals. The defending champion was down two sets to love yesterday evening but made an incredible comeback to level the match before bad light stopped the play.
The fifth set that began today saw Anderson serving big yet again and at 3-2 had two break points. Djokovic looked frustrated at times, having no answer to his opponent’s serve. But he showed why he’s the best in the business and saved them to make it 3 all. The mighty serve that had kept Anderson in the match proved to be his undoing, when he hit two consecutive double faults to give Novak double break points at 5-5 . It was more than enough to capitalize on and Djokovic, for the fourth time in his career, came from two sets to love down to win a Grand Slam match.
Djokovic applauded Anderson’s effort and said, “It was probably one of the most difficult matches I’ve played at Wimbledon .” The Serb will now face the US Open champion Marin Cilic.
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