Anderson crashes out of Wimbledon after 5-set epic

Kevin Anderson (AP)
Kevin Anderson (AP)

Cape Town - Kevin Anderson's run at Wimbledon has come to an end with the big serving South African losing in the fourth round to 24th seed Sam Querrey of the United States.

In a hard fought match that lasted just over three hours, the American won in five sets, 5-7, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3, 6-7 (13-11) and 6-3.

After a year filled with injury, which also forced his retirement at the French Open in June, Anderson matched his best ever run at Wimbledon.

He had previously reached the fourth round in both 2014 and 2015.

Wimbledon results on Monday, the seventh day of the 2017 championships at the All England Club (x denotes seeding):

Women

4th rd

Garbie Muguruza (ESP x14) bt Angelique Kerber (GER x1) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS x7) bt Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x9) 6-2, 6-4

Magdalna Rybrikov (SVK) bt Petra Martic (CRO) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

Coco Vandeweghe (USA x24) bt Caroline Wozniacki (DEN x5) 7-6 (7/4), 6-4

Venus Williams (USA x10) bt Ana Konjuh (CRO x27) 6-3, 6-2

Jelena Ostapenko (LAT x13) bt Elina Svitolina (UKR x4) 6-3, 7-6 (8/6)

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