As it happened: Anderson 5-7 Djokovic

2015-07-07 13:02

A recap of the coverage and interactive commentary on the Wimbledon fourth round clash between Novak Djokovic and Kevin Anderson.

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Last Updated at 09:18
07 Jul 15:22  

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07 Jul 15:22  
07 Jul 15:21  

FINAL SCORE

6-7 (8/6), 6-7 (8/6), 6-1, 6-4, 7-5

07 Jul 15:21  

BRAVE

Brave effort by South Africa's Kevin Anderson but ultimately he falls agonisingly short

07 Jul 15:20  

CONGRATULATIONS TO NOVAK DJOKOVIC

The world No 1 wins in five epic sets and will face Croatia's Marin Cilic in the quarter-finals

07 Jul 15:19   ***GAME, SET AND MATCH - NOVAK DJOKOVIC***
07 Jul 15:19  

MATCH POINT

Djokovic 40-30 ahead...

07 Jul 15:18  

LEVEL AT 30-30

Djokovic two points from victory

07 Jul 15:18  

POINT FOR DJOKOVIC

15-30

07 Jul 15:17  

LOOKING GOOD

0-30 to Anderson

07 Jul 15:16  

ANDERSON STARTS WELL

0-15

07 Jul 15:15  

ANDERSON BROKEN!

Djokovic takes a crucial break to take a 6-5 lead - and he'll be serving for the match

07 Jul 15:14  

OH DEAR

Two double faults in a row for Anderson #facepalm

Double break point for Djokovic

07 Jul 15:13  

DOUBLE FAULTS

Anderson 'leads' the double faults 7-4

07 Jul 15:13  

15-30

Djokovic senses an opening...

07 Jul 15:12  

ACE - FOR NOVAK

Djokovic levels matter with an ace as Boris Cekcer gets to his feet

07 Jul 15:10  

DJOKOVIC SERVING TO STAY ALIVE

Will the defending champion go out today?

07 Jul 15:10  
07 Jul 15:08  

DJOKOVIC SERVING TO STAY IN THE MATCH

Anderson one game from the match...

07 Jul 15:08  

40TH ACE

Anderson brings up his 40th ace to secure the game

07 Jul 15:07  

NO SIGN OF PRESSURE

Anderson showing no signs of pressure and he continues his barrage from the service line

07 Jul 15:06  

LEVEL

And we're level at 4-4 as Anderson shanks one into row 127

07 Jul 15:04  

Here we go in the eighth game...

Djokovic to serve and he's off to a good start. Up 30-0

07 Jul 15:03  

BORIS HAS MORE TITLES THAN DJOKOVIC

At Wimbledon that is...

Boris has 3 Wimbledon titles to Djokovic's 2

07 Jul 15:03  
07 Jul 15:02  

WELL DONE KEVIN

Anderson holds to love, takes a 4-3 lead

07 Jul 15:01  
07 Jul 14:59  

GAME TO DJOKOVIC

That's 3-all

The all-important seventh game up next...

07 Jul 14:58  

DJOKOVIC LOOKS RATTLED

Anderson takes the game to duece as Djokovic berates himself beyond the baseline

07 Jul 14:58  

CLOUDS OVERHEAD

Not the best day weather-wise at Wimbledon

Rain could be in the near future

07 Jul 14:56  

TOP RALLY

Anderson wins a long rally - 20 strokes - to take the score to 30-30

07 Jul 14:55  
07 Jul 14:55  

BIG SERVING

This time by Djokovic as he looks to stay in touch serving second

07 Jul 14:54  
07 Jul 14:53  

ACE TO FINISH

Anderson holds to love with another ace to take a 3-2 lead

07 Jul 14:52  

ANOTHER ACE

Anderson opens his next service game strongly with an ace and easy forehand winner to take the score to 30-0

07 Jul 14:51  

GAME DJOKOVIC

And that's why he's the world No 1

Djokovic holds to level matters at 2-2

07 Jul 14:50  

DUECE

Anderson challenges but the ball is correctly shown to be long

07 Jul 14:49  

ONE SAVED

Djokovic saves the first point...

07 Jul 14:49  

TWO BREAKS POINTS

Anderson has two break points in the fourth game of the set!

07 Jul 14:48  

Anderson takes a chance but puts a big forehand long

Sport24's Herman Mostert believes Anderson is "pulling the trigger too soon"

07 Jul 14:47   Djokovic serves his fourth double fault as Anderson takes a 0-30 lead...
07 Jul 14:45  

REVIEW BY NOVAK

Djokovic believes Anderson's second serve is long but Hawkeye disagrees

Games to Anderson as he takes a 2-1 lead

07 Jul 14:44  

DUECE

Anderson taken to duece and he nets a simple forehand

07 Jul 14:43   Anderson starts where he left off in his previous game with some booming serves, but Djokovic hangs tough and takes it to 40-30
07 Jul 14:40  

TIME

The match has now been in progress for 3 hours and 7 minutes...

07 Jul 14:39   Anderson rips a forehand down the line for a clean winner before Djokovic seals his first game of the final set
07 Jul 14:39   No trouble for Djokovic as he too races out to a 40-0 lead
07 Jul 14:38   How will Djokovic respond - as Boris Becker dressed in red, watches on...
07 Jul 14:37   Anderson races out to a 40-0 lead and seals the opening game of the fifth set with his THIRD ace!

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