Troicki ends Brown fairytale

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The 30-year-old dreadlocked German lit up the tournament on Thursday with his free-flowing, unorthodox serve-and-volley style when he stunned the tennis world by??conquering two-time champion??Rafa Nadal on Centre Court.

But qualifier Brown, whose father is Jamaican and mother is German,??rarely threatened the??22nd-seeded Troicki in a??6-4 7-6 (7-3) 4-6 6-3 loss.

After losing the first two sets and briefly fighting back to take the third, Brown could not keep up the momentum.

He was broken twice in the fourth set and served an untimely double fault on Troicki’s second match point??to bow out.

Troicki, who equalled his best grand slam performance by reaching the round of 16, will next face Britain’s James Ward or Canada’s Vasek Pospisil for a spot in the quarter-finals.

After their epic unfinished battle on Friday, Marin Cilic swiftly wrapped up this sizzling five-setter by taking the first two games of the day to beat John Isner 7-6 6-7 6-4 6-7 12-10.

The second game of the day went to five deuces before the Croat picked off the American to complete his victory on Court One that lasted 4 hours 30 minutes.

Isner famously beat Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the final set of the longest match??in tennis history at Wimbledon five years ago, but defeat to Cilic means the??30-year-old has yet to go beyond the third round in his Grand Slam career in London.

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