WATCH The Moment South Africa’s ‘Miracle Man’ Kevin Anderson will Never Forget

Wimbledon called Kevin Anderson’s performance in London today against Roger Federer possibly one of the biggest comebacks Wimbledon has ever seen!

Posting a picture of Anderson with the words ‘Miracle Man’ on it, Wimbledon tweeted: “From match point down in the third set, @KAndersonATP recovers to beat defending champion Roger Federer 2-6, 6-7(5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 and reach the semi-finals.”

Tennis fans have been praising the ‘Gentle Giant’, South Africa’s Kevin Anderson, for the “respectable way in which he handled his win”, knowing it was such a devastating loss to Federer.

One fan summed up the sentiments of many, saying: “I became a Kevin Anderson fan today. The guy was impressive. Anderson came back from 2 sets down to ROGER FEDERER. I’m still in shock.”

And Capetonian Noor Ahmed Paleker summed up the pride of all South Africans: “Kevin Anderson beats Federer!ย 

Kevin’s wife, Kelsey Anderson, tweeted: “My miracle man! ๐Ÿ˜”

WATCH The Moment that Kevin Anderson will Never Forget

Read the full story and blow by blow account of how Kevin Anderson made history today, knocking Roger Federer out of Wimbledon and advancing to the semi-finals, the furtherest he has ever gone at Wimbledon.