Popular News Series – Longest Match in the Wimbledon History

Wimbledon has been the eagerly watched events in the entire world. However, now the longest match has been played in the tennis tournament. It was played between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut. Even after playing for 10 hours, the match could not end. Both the players were exhausted after the match. Mahut said after the match, as he will have to play again tomorrow for ending this match because the winner was not decided yet. Isner said that he has no words to comment about the match because both he and his opponent were playing well. The match was held in the Court 18 where all 782 seats were occupied by tennis loving fans. Isner still wanted to continue after the match was ended.
The last lengthiest match happened for 6 hours, 33 minutes. In French Open in 2004, Fabrice Santoro defeated Arnaud Clement.
On the second day of the match, Queen Elizabeth II will make a visit to the Wimbledon courts where she has not come since 1977. Therefore, this is also a record for the match. Since Isner and Mahut played the longest running match in Wimbledon, they also broke the record for the number of games in a match, which was 112 for singles. Both of the players played almost 163 games in their match so far breaking this prior record. Isner and mahut started the match on Tuesday. Mahut is the 148-ranked player in the world. He is 28 years old. He even had a strange encounter to get qualified for Wimbledon.
Isner is ranked No19 in the world at the age of 25 years. The match was suspended when the officials found that sufficient light did not exist for the match to continue. It was stopped at 9:10 pm according to GMT.