Thursday, June 24, 2010

Game, Set and Match Isner!!

The longest tennis match in tennis history, 11hrs and 5 minutes. American John Isner won the world's longest tennis match, beating Nicolas Mahut of France 70 games to 68 in their final set at Wimbledon. Find out what the professionals thought of the match, a few comments from the pros on Twitter (collated today & yesterday):

Bob Bryan: “We are witnessing history and there seems to be no end in sight!”

Pat Cash:
“Unbelievable Mahut and Isner 59 -59 in the 5th set!!! 10 hrs so far what a day at Wimb Dent fastest serve ever at Wimbledon 148 mph.”

Greg Rusedski: “You cannot be serious! 59 all in the 5th and seven hours later still not finished lets hope one player can at least get to 100 aces.”

Caroline Wozniacki: “the Isner – Mahut game?? 59-59 in the fifth set. They are finishing tomorrow! Crazy!!!”

Laura Robson: “Isner vs Mahut currently 34-34 in the 5th set. I’m tired just watching!”

Serena Williams: “All I can say about John Isners match- WOW”

Andy Roddick: “really really cant believe the match that took place….. will never ever ever happen again… unreal!”

Andy Murray: “This is why tennis is one of the toughest sports in the world, this will never ever be matched again”

John Isner : “feels like a million bucks!!!”

Photo courtesy of tinali778's


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