值得致敬的比賽!<(  ̄︿ ̄)

June 23rd 2010 Wimbledon Longest Tennis Match In History John Isner Vs. Nicolas Mahut!!

Match Started at 6:13 P.M. on 6/22
Match Suspended at 9:07 P.M. on 6/22 (darkness)
Match Resumed at 2:05 P.M. on 6/23
Match Suspended again at 9:10 P.M. on 6/23 (darkness)

Isner has already served a world record 98 aces (ongoing) in the single match alone, breaking Ivo Karlović’s record of 78. Mahut would go on to surpass it as well with 95.

Till now (2010/6/24, 14:00, GMT+8), 163 games and over 9 hours and 58 mins.

Here you can find some touching photos of this game. Undoubtedly, an ordeal for both players, audience, chair umpires and caddies, and bravo for all of them.
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P.S.

  1. If I was the chair umpire today, I might ask both fighters “did you guys sleep well last night?” :p
  2. Now, the betting exchanges do not gamble who the winner is, but how long this match lasts! (The Odds on When and How the Match Will Play Out)
  3. Finally, this epic match ended with John Isner’s winning. The last set is 70 to 68. The total time of this match is 11 hours and 5 minutes!. (My first match at Wimbledon was an epic but I wouldn’t buy the box set

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