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Rafa Nadal-Novak Djokovic Wimbledon thriller cut short after 3 sets because of controversial stadium curfew

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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic's semifinal Wimbledon match was cut off immediately after the third set because of a stadium curfew.
The match was pushed back because John Isner and Kevin Anderson previously played a marathon match that lasted over six hours.
Nadal and Djokovic will have to resume their match on Saturday before the winner will play Anderson in the final on Sunday, meaning one of Djokovic or Nadal will not be well-rested heading into the final.
A thrilling Wimbledon semifinal match between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic was cut short on Friday...
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Some in the tennis world railed against the rule that set up a 6-hour marathon match at Wimbledon

Some in the tennis world railed against the rule that set up a 6-hour marathon match at Wimbledon

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Kevin Anderson defeated John Isner in a marathon semifinal on Friday that lasted over six hours.
After the match, Anderson called for changes to Wimbledon's rules which don't allow for a tiebreaker to be played in the fifth set.
John McEnroe echoed Anderson's comments, saying change needed to happen this year.
Kevin Anderson is through to the final at Wimbledon after a grueling match against John Isner.
Anderson and Isner went at it for over six hours due to Wimbledon's particular rules regarding decisive fifth sets. While some other tournaments are fine with matches...
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One of Wimbledon's quirky traditions came back to haunt them in a semifinal match that took over 6 hours and featured almost nothing but aces

One of Wimbledon's quirky traditions came back to haunt them in a semifinal match that took over 6 hours and featured almost nothing but aces

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John Isner and Kevin Anderson played a six-hour match in the Wimbledon semifinal due to a fifth set that refused to end.
While the match was tense, it was far from compelling, with both power players simply blasting serves past one another and trading service in the final set.
The match could not end due to a quirk of Wimbledon and two of the other Grand Slams - the fifth set cannot end in a tiebreaker.
John Isner and Kevin Anderson simply refused to lose.
With a spot in the Wimbledon final on the line, the two power players beat each other to a standstill in...
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