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Sam Querrey ends Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon reign

Updated 1845 GMT (0245 HKT) July 5, 2016
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U.S. star Sam Querrey produced the performance of his life to overcome defending champion and world No. 1 Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon. Adam Pretty/Getty Images
Querrey, who had led by two sets to love overnight before the game was suspended for rain, held his nerve in a fourth-set tiebreak to win 7-6 6-1 3-6 7-6. Alastair Grant/AP
Djokovic, a three-time Wimbledon winner, was magnanimous in defeat to a player ranked 40 places below him and seeded 28th for the tournament. Alastair Grant/AP
When play resumed on Saturday, Djokovic gave himself of pulling off a comeback by taking the third set. The Serb star had not lost a match at a grand slam since the 2015 French Open final. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
This was Djokovic's first loss before the quarterfinal of a grand slam tournament since 2009, when he went out in the third round at the French Open. GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Querrey then defeated France's Nicolas Mahut to set up a quarterfinal clash with Canadian sixth seed Milos Raonic. GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images