The Isner–Mahut match at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships holds the record for the longest tennis match both in time and games played. It lasted for 11 hours and 5 minutes. It lasted for 11 hours and 5 minutes.
The longest tennis match of all time was famously played between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut in the first round of the men’s singles at the 2010 Wimbledon. John Isner eventually won 6-4, 3-6, 6-7, 7-6, 70-68 in a match that lasted for 665 minutes (11 hours and 5 minutes), spread out over three days at the All England Club in London.
Ker and Nalbandian took the first two sets, and it was looking as if the Russians wouldn't even win a set. However, they managed to squeak out the third set (7-5) and won the fourth set a bit more solidly (6-4). With a match length of 6 hours and 20 minutes, you would think the fifth set would contain a monstrous amount of games. It did.
Picking up at 59-59 in the fifth set on its third day, the first-round match on Court 18 at The Championships, which has captivated a global audience, continued on serve with no break point opportunities until 6’10” Isner fell on his back having kept his nerve to complete the longest tennis match on record for a 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (3), 70-68 victory in 11 hours and five minutes.
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Remembering the longest single game of tennis with 37 deuces Keith Glass recalls his famous game with Anthony Fawcett, which featured a world-record 37 deuces on 26 May 1975
longest matches in tennis history (thru 2019): 11 h 05 Wimbledon 2010, 1st round: John Isner def. Nicolas Mahut, 6–4, 3–6, 6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–3), 70–68 (3 days).
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