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Longest tiebreaker in ATP history?

What was the longest tiebreaker in ATP history? And by long, I mean that went up to the most points...


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Re: Longest tiebreaker in ATP history?

Federer beat Safin 20-18 in the Masters Cup 2004, an awesome tie break.

Mcenroe beat Borg 18-16 in Wimby 1980 final, best tie break ever.

I'm not sure what the longest is, but those live long in the memory.
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Re: Longest tiebreaker in ATP history?

Maybe two matches of Goran Ivanisevic

*1993 ( USA open ) Ivanisevic-Nestor a tie break in the third set with 20-18 for the croat

*1997 ( Queen's ) Ivanisevic-Rusedski another tie break in the third set with 20-18 for Goran
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Re: Longest tiebreaker in ATP history?

Federer vs Safin just repeated the record of 20-18.

Borg vs Premjit Lal 20-18 (1st round Wimbledon 1973)
Ivanisevic vs Rusedski 20-18 (Queen's Club semi-final)
Ivanisevic vs Daniel Nestor 20-18 (1993 US Open)

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Re: Longest tiebreaker in ATP history?

wow pretty damn long tiebreakers with goran

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Re: Longest tiebreaker in ATP history?

20-18 o_o wow... That's really long. Thanks for the replies ^^


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Re: Longest tiebreaker in ATP history?

What was the score in the McEnroe v Borg tie-breaker in the 1980 Wimbledon final?

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Mcenroe beat Borg 18-16 in Wimby 1980 final, best tie break ever.
I didn't see that.

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Re: Longest tiebreaker in ATP history?

AO 2003: Andy Roddick vs Younes El Aynaoui 21-19 in the fifth

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Re: Longest tiebreaker in ATP history?

That match didn't go to a tiebreaker. It was 21-19... in games (which is even more amazing). But the longest tiebreaker has been 20-18, which has happened in four matches.



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