Three-time Wimbledon victor Djokovic has been waiting all day to step on to Centre Court for the other semi-final against Rafael Nadal, the match where the majority of fans would have exclusively got tickets for - they might not get to see that match now.
The only break point in set number two came in game nine when John saved it to keep his serve intact for another set, and this time he was the better player in the tie break, racing into a 5-0 lead and closing it 7-5 to level the overall score at 1-1 after two hours of play.
Just moments after winning an astonishing semi-final clash 7-6 (8-6), 6-7 (5-7), 6-7 (9-11), 6-4, 26-24 on Centre Court, a tired Anderson, the No 8 seed from South Africa, backed calls from pundits, players and coaches last night to introduce a tie-break in the fifth and deciding set.
It was the longest semi-final ever played at Wimbledon, surpassing the four hours 44 minutes it took Djokovic to beat Juan Martin del Potro in 2013. There's not much a person can tolerate in excess of six hours at a time, and this was one of the most incredible, and yet excruciating, sporting events you're likely to witness for a while.
"You feel like it's a draw between the two of us, but somebody has to win".
"I really hope we can look at this and address this because in the end you don't even feel that great out there", the eighth seed said.
"It'll take a long time to process what's happened today but I'm into the final and that's a dream come true".
Most, but not all, signs point to an Isner win in this battle of the geriatric-i.e., over 30-giants.
"But at the same time, I'm through to the final". Isner finished with 53 aces to Anderson's 49, and Isner during the fifth set broke the single-tournament aces record with his 214th.
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It is absolutely evident that Djokovic has an edge over his Spanish rival on grass courts over various time-frames, and with the nearly five-hour quarter-final for Nadal factored in as well, the available [2.00] looks worth recommending to me.
Both men are in the semifinals at Wimbledon for the first time.
With Anderson and Isner, known as two of the most powerful servers in the tournament, it was predictably hard for either player to break the other's serve.
However, Isner was then unable to convert a set point of his own in the tiebreak before 32-year-old Anderson wrapped it up thanks to a netted return. Having reached the US Open final a year ago, Anderson will also be one-up on Isner in the big-stage experience department.
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Anderson and Isner's main strength is their service game, which was pretty apparent given that three sets went to a tie-break.
That point ended up actually setting up the winning break for Anderson.
Djokovic set himself up to take the first set with strong service games, facing no break points, and broke in the seventh game before sealing it with a forehand victor.
Their 12-year rivalry stands at 26-25 in favor of Djokovic, but those numbers don't reflect the topsy-turvy nature of the on-court relationship between the Spaniard and the Serb.
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