Roger Federer the defending champion has been knocked out of Wimbledon by big serving South African Kevin Anderson in a five set thriller on court number one. Federer who was aiming for his ninth Wimbledon singles title missed a match point in the third set. Anderson fought back from two sets down to win the match 2-6 6-7 7-5 6-4 13-11 in four hours and 13 minutes. Next for Anderson is American John Isner who beat Milos Raonic in four sets,this will be both players first semi-final at SW19.
The world number one Rafael Nadal and two time Wimbledon champion reached the semi-final with a five sets victory over Juan Martin del Potro 7-5 6-7 4-6 6-4 6-4 on centre court. Nadal will now play Novak Djokovic who defeated Kei Nishikori 6-3 3-6 6-2 6-2.