John Isner Falls in Marathon 6-Hour Match at Wimbledon

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He will face the victor of the second semi-final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, which began a short while ago, in Sunday's final. Djokovic, the three-time champion, saved three set points in the third set which finished two minutes past the 11 pm (2200GMT) tournament curfew.

It will resume Saturday at noon local time (7 a.m. ET), ahead of the women's final between Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber.

Spectators cheers as Kevin Anderson reacts after defeating John Isner 26-24 in the final set of their semi-final match at Wimbledon Friday.

A match which has gone down in the record books as the longest Grand Slam final, lasting five hours and 53 minutes - and finishing at 1.37am - before Djokovic prevailed.

"I played two matches over six hours in my career".

"You know that you can't win against him if you don't play very well".

Having served 284 aces between them to reach their first Wimbledon semifinal, and with their last five matches decided in tiebreak sets only, not many service breaks were expected in the 12th match between Isner and Anderson, whose rivalry dates back to their college days in the U.S.

"I apologise if I'm not more excited right now, it's just coming through something like that leaves so many mixed emotions".

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Second seed Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic began their semi-final encounter under the roof.

And another all-time great awaits him on Sunday in either Nadal or Djokovic.

Anderson won, 6-7, 7-6, 7-6, 4-6, 26-24, in a semifinal that lasted 6 hours, 35 minutes.

Carried by this momentum, John grabbed the tie break 11-9 after saving two break points, clinching another marathon set to move closer to his first Grand Slam final.

Many would argue Anderson and Isner deserve similar recognition after the friends warmly embraced at the net before receiving a standing ovation from tennis's most famous centre-court crowd.

It is a match that featured 102 thunderbolt aces, 264 unreturned serves and 247 bone-rattling winners but none of those will stand out as much as the heart and desire of the two combatants as both tried to reach to a first Wimbledon final.

But Isner, after missing his first serve, sent up a bold swat of a second serve of 129mph to level at deuce. Djokovic did beat Nadal in the 2011 final at Wimbledon.

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