The semi-final at Wimbledon between the Serb Novak Djokovic (ATP 21) and the Spaniard Rafael Nadal (ATP 1) will Saturday be continued. Shortly after 23 hours in London (midnight Belgian time) was the party on Friday shut down. Djokovic won the first set 6-4, the second went 3-6 to Nadal in the third set, won Djokovic with a tiebreak at 6-6 (11-9). Can Nadal is Saturday yet again, or makes Djokovic finish it?
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Both players had to wait a long time before they from the London grass were allowed to enter, the first semi-final on Centre Court lasted, after all, 6 hours and 35 minutes.
Therein won the South African Kevin Anderson (ATP 8) with 7-6 (8/6), 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (9/11), 6-4 and 26-24 of the American John cheney, who (ATP 10), the second longest match ever at a grand slam tournament. After that marathonpartij, the roof was closed, making Nadal and Djokovic were still voortspelen to 23.05 hours local time.
Djokovic won the prestigious grastoernooi in London three times already: in 2011, 2014 and 2015. Wimbledon is two times on the palmares of Nadal (2008 and 2010).
Anderson enlisted in the quarter-finals defending champion Roger Federer (ATP 2). The South African state for the second time in the final of a grand slam tournament. Last year he lost in the final battle of the US Open of Rafael Nadal. Up until this year was his best result at the All England Club in the fourth round (2014, 2015 and 2017).