AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF /
AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF /

Roger Federer was shockingly knocked out of Wimbledon 2018 after losing to Kevin Anderson. The eight time Wimbledon champion lost to South African tennis star Kevin Anderson by 2-6 6-7 (5/7) 7-5 6-4 13-11. After the victory in the close-fought match, Anderson will next play in Friday’s semi-finals against American Tennis player John Isner.

Anderson pulled off the upset thanks to 28 aces and clutch play on break points throughout the match. He also appeared to benefit from the lack of a tiebreaker in the fifth set, as the 36-year-old Federer wore down over the course of the four-hour-plus contest,

Here are some lesser-known facts about Kevin Anderson.

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