Anderson beats Isner in marathon match
LONDON (AP) — Kevin Anderson is going to the Wimbledon finals after beating John Isner in a 6-hour, 36-minute marathon. The South African edged the American 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24. The fifth set alone lasted nearly 3 hours.
Only one match at the All England Club has been longer: Isner's record-setting 2010 first-round victory over Nicolas Mahut, which went more than 11 hours over three days and finished 70-68 in the fifth. Anderson will face Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic in Sunday's final.