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Djokovic leads Nadal as Wimbledon semi-final halted for night

AFP  |  London 

led 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9) in their semi-final when it was halted for the night today.

Djokovic, the three-time champion, saved three set points in the third set which finished two minutes past the 11 pm (2200GMT) tournament curfew.

The match will resume Saturday.

Earlier became the first South African man in 97 years to reach final after beating 7-6 (8/6), 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (9/11), 6-4, 26-24 in six hours and 36 minutes.

It was the second longest singles match ever played at a Grand Slam.

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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 03:50 IST