The No. 1 men's player in the world couldn't beat Kevin Anderson, or the decline of daylight Monday at Wimbledon.
But Novak Djokovic did rally from two sets down against the big-serving South African. Now, he will have to win a fifth set Tuesday to keep his hopes of a second straight title here alive.
Djokovic's comeback included shaking off a blown 4-0 lead in the second-set tiebreaker. Anderson eventually won that tiebreaker, 8-6, with a drop volley — the same score by which the South African won a first-set tiebreaker. Djokovic convincingly won the third and fourth sets, 6-1, 6-4.
As Djokovic struggled into the dusk of Monday night, four fellow former Grand Slam...