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Wimbledon 2015: Novak Djokovic beats Kevin Anderson in five-setter to reach last-eight

Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived a barrage from big-hitting Kevin Anderson to reach his seventh successive Wimbledon quarter-final on Tuesday.

Wimbledon 2015: Novak Djokovic beats Kevin Anderson in five-setter to reach last-eight

London: Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived a barrage from big-hitting Kevin Anderson to reach his seventh successive Wimbledon quarter-final on Tuesday.

The top seed came from behind to win 6-7 (6/8), 6-7 (6/8), 6-1, 6-4, 7-5 in a last-16 tie suspended due to bad light on Monday at the end of the fourth set.

The Serb, who has now reached 25 Grand Slam quarter-finals in a row, goes on to face Croatia`s US Open champion Marin Cilic for a place in the semi-finals.

Anderson, the South African 14th seed, fired 40 aces and 71 winners but committed 41 unforced errors.

Djokovic crashed 43 winners past his opponent but hit just 19 unforced errors.

From Zee News

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