Marathon

ICYMI at Wimbledon: A looooong semifinal and unfinished business highlight wild day

2 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

Take a deep breath. Marathons, roofs, records, controversy. Wimbledon had it all Friday in a day we won't soon forget.
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Kevin Anderson Calls for Tiebreakers in Fifth Sets After Marathon Semifinal Win

2 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Kevin Anderson called for changes to the fifth set format at Grand Slams after a marathon Wimbledon semifinal win over John Isner on Friday.
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Wimbledon 2018: Kevin Anderson blasts fifth-set rule after 6 1/2-hour victory over John Isner

Wimbledon 2018: Kevin Anderson blasts fifth-set rule after 6 1/2-hour victory over John Isner

2 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Kevin Anderson was not thrilled that he needed 50 games in the fifth set to defeat John Isner in their men's semifinal match.
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Anderson, Isner call for Grand Slam tiebreakers

2 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

With both Kevin Anderson and John Isner exhausted from their mammoth efforts during Friday's Wimbledon semifinal match, both players called for the to introduce fifth-set tiebreakers at all Grand Slam tournaments.
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Anderson, Isner demand change after epic as Nadal and Djokovic halted

Anderson, Isner demand change after epic as Nadal and Djokovic halted

2 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Kevin Anderson and John Isner called for Grand Slam chiefs to introduce a cut-off point for final set marathons after their Wimbledon semi-final entered the record books as the second longest ever singles match at a major. Anderson survived Friday's endurance test, beating Isner 7-6 , 6-7 (
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Djokovic-Nadal semifinal suspended by curfew

2 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

The semifinal match between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic was suspended on Friday due to Wimbledon's 11 p.m. curfew, with Djokovic leading 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9). It will resume Saturday at 7 a.m. ET, ahead of the women's final.
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Isner, Anderson agree: Wimbledon needs 5th-set tiebreaker

2 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

LONDON - John Isner already had won the longest match in Wimbledon - and tennis - history. Actually, both Isner and Kevin Anderson, the man who won their Wimbledon semifinal 26-24 in the final set after more than 6 1/2 hours Friday, agree a switch is necessary. "I'm a proponent of
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Anderson calls for end to final-set marathons

2 monthes ago   |   By BBC

Kevin Anderson calls for a rethink of the format of final sets in men's Grand Slams after his epic Wimbledon semi-final win.
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On and on and on it went to leave Kevin Anderson with survivor's guilt | Andy Bull

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

There were spectators on Centre Court who grew beards, ballboys who walked off as grown men before John Isner went down 26-24 in final set The grass grew, the sun set, governments fell, empires crumbled, and John Isner and Kevin Anderson played tennis. Ace after ace, game after game, hour after hour. There were spectators on Centre Court who grew new beards, ballboys who walked off as grown men. Anderson won, but after six hours and 36 minutes, he wasn't happy about it. The fifth set, which finished 26-24 in two hours and 55 minutes, was a cruel and unusual punishment, and Anderson made a...
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Kevin Anderson Beats John Isner in Six-Hour Marathon to Reach Wimbledon Final

2 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

South African Kevin Anderson earned his second Grand Slam final berth after a marathon Wimbledon semifinal against American John Isner on Friday. He won 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24.
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Have mercy! Anderson and Isner demand rule change after Wimbledon epic

Have mercy! Anderson and Isner demand rule change after Wimbledon epic

2 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Kevin Anderson and John Isner called for Grand Slam chiefs to introduce a cut-off point for final set marathons after their Wimbledon semi-final entered the record books as the second longest ever singles match at a major. Anderson survived Friday's incredible endurance test, beating Isner 7-6 (
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Factbox: Kevin Anderson v John Isner - match stats

2 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Key statistics from South African Kevin Anderson's 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-7(9) 6-4 26-24 win over American John Isner in the Wimbledon semi-finals on Friday : 8-Anderson 9-Isner Aces 49 53 Double faults 4 6 Break points won 4/11 2/5 Net points won 32/50 76/109
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Kevin Anderson defeats John Isner at Wimbledon in second-longest match in Grand Slam history

2 monthes ago   |   By Washingtonpost

Anderson won, 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24, in a semifinal that lasted 6 hours 35 minutes, denying Isner the chance to become the first American man to reach a Grand Slam final since 2009.
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Anderson the last man standing after marathon match with Isner

2 monthes ago   |   By The Irish Times

Match was the longest semi-final in the history of Wimbledon
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Wimbledon: Kevin Anderson Tops John Isner in Semifinal Marathon

2 monthes ago   |   By NYT

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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