EXTRA TIME: How South African football reacted to Kevin Anderson and Raven Klaasen reaching Wimbledon finals

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Wimbledon is the most prestigious event in the sport of tennis and history was made in England this week

South African mens singles player Kevin Anderson defeated American John Isner in the semi-final of Wimbledon on Friday night. 

It was an epic match, becoming the second longest Wimbledon game in history. Anderson will play in the final against either Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal who complete the second semi-final on Saturday.

On Thursday Raven Klaasen confirmed his spot in the mens doubles Wimbledon final, making sure South Africa has two men in both of the male's competitions.

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Here's how South African football players, legends and the media supported and reacted to their tennis heroes.