Highlights of Wimbledon day 11

Highlights of Wimbledon day 11

LONDON: Highlights from day 11 of the Wimbledon championships on Friday (times GMT):

1440 MELICHAR-PESCHKE INTO WOMEN'S DOUBLES FINAL

Nicole Melichar and Kveta Peschke upset sixth seeds Gabriela Dabrowski and Yifan Xu 6-3 4-6 7-5 in two hours and 16 minutes to reacjh the women's doubles final.

There, they face the winner of the match between Alicja Rosolska and Abigail Spears and the third-seeded Czech pair of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova.

1411 DETERMINED ISNER DRAWS LEVEL AT 1-1

Kevin Anderson fought back from a 5-0 deficit in the tiebreak but John Isner held his nerve to claim the second set 7-6(5) to level the contest at one set apiece.

A 19th ace of the match bailed American Isner out of a potentially difficult situation.

1316 ANDERSON LEADS ISNER IN BATTLE OF BIG SERVERS

Kevin Anderson edged a tight opening set 7-6(6) against American John Isner. Earlier, at 5-5, ninth seed Isner made it 100 straight service games unbroken in this year's tournament.

1212 MEN'S SEMI-FINAL ACTION UNDER WAY

Kevin Anderson and John Isner began their semi-final contest on Centre Court on Friday.

Both players are making their 10th appearance at the All England Club. The winner will be second on the Open era list for most attempts before reaching the Wimbledon final, behind Marin Cilic (11th attempt).

(Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Chopra)

Source: Reuters

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