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Big Upset As Eight- Seed Anderson Stop Federer

South African, Kevin Anderson pulled a shock at the Wimbledon, defeating world No 1, Roger Federer 6-2,7-5(7-5),5-7, 4-6,11-13 in a five long epic set in the quarter-final on Wednesday.

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The world, No 8, Anderson and eight-time Wimbledon champion, Federer were both entangled in a unique quarter-final match of all time which lasted for over 4hrs of five sets.

The Swiss had equalled his own record of 34 consecutive sets won at Wimbledon winning the first two sets against Kevin Anderson.

But the 36-year old, Federer was unable to break his own record after dropping the third set.

The eighth seed saved three break points before taking the set 7-5.

When Anderson broke again in the fourth, Federer was suddenly on the ropes.

The final set had gone 11-11, but Anderson broke another serve to shock the world No 1, 11-13 to progress to the semi-finals.

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