Anderson battled back from two sets down to upset the eight-time Wimbledon champion, eventually winning in five sets 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11. He was, after all, the runner-up at last year's US Open.
Neither player had been able to break the other one in the fifth set, with each holding their serve, until Anderson did to go up 12-11.
"I felt good actually", Federer said. There's hopefully two more matches still to be played.
But I also have a feeling, it was a feeling of mine, you know, not getting it right.' About Anderson's performance, Federer said he was not surprised: 'He's got a nice, big serve that he can rely heavily on.
The only other times that Federer has surrendered a two-set lead came against Lleyton Hewitt in Switzerland's 2003 Davis Cup semifinal loss to Australia in Melbourne, to David Nalbandian in the 2005 Masters Cup decider and to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Novak Djokovic at consecutive slams at Wimbledon and the US Open in 2011.
He is a bit of a sporting contradiction - a quietly spoken man, with the loudest of bombastic serves.
Serving at 5-6, Anderson fell behind Love-30, which put Federer two points form defeat.
Federer faces eighth seed Kevin Anderson, who he has not dropped a set against in four previous meetings.
The Swiss superstar started off proceedings and held serve as did Anderson a game later.
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That period saw an early Djokovic break immediately cancelled out before the Serbian struck again at 4-3, thanks in part to a stunning forehand on the run, and he served the first set out.
Federer, the defending champion, has been his usual dominant self. And here at Wimbledon, there has been a quiet confidence about Anderson.
"Sure, it's disappointing losing the next two sets after winning the first two and having match points".
Kevin Anderson told South African youngsters to "stick to their dreams" and follow in his footsteps after he knocked Roger Federer out of Wimbledon on Wednesday.
'It's just not one of my best days, but they don't happen very often either. So far the four matches have been really, really good for me'.
"I feel that sort of started to change towards the end of the clay court season past year".
Anderson will now rest ahead of Friday's final-four match. But it is impossible to win always, even for him. Some of that was because the South African continued to attack at every opportunity. Depends against who you play you have less or more chances to win. He knows attention will be on him from back home, and has spoken of his hope to be an inspiration for the next generation.
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They are making us all proud. 'Hopefully they can get that one step further and get to the final and bring the Cup home. On the first day when I arrived at the airport, I will never forget the reception you gave me.
Ukraine's Embassy in the United Kingdom took to Twitter to defend the players and slam media interpretations of the phrase. Vida said his comments in the video were not meant to convey any political message. "There's no politics in football".
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