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Federer stunned; 2 rivals advance

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Photographs by AP/BEN CURTIS

Top-seeded Roger Federer of Switzerland lost to No. 8 Kevin Anderson of South Africa 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 at Wimbledon on Wednesday after being one point from a straight-set victory.

Roger Federer was a point away from a rather tidy, straight-set victory in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. One point.

Wednesday’s results

At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club London

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Kevin Anderson (8), South Africa, def. Roger Federer (1), Switzerland, 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11.

John Isner (9), United States, def. Milos Raonic (13), Canada, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (7), 6-4, 6-3.

Novak Djokovic (12), Serbia, def. Kei Nishikori (24), Japan, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.

Rafael Nadal (2), Spain, def. Juan Martin del Potro (5), Argentina, 7-5, 6-7 (7), 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.

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