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Old 10-29-2006, 08:52 PM   #1
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Default The Longest Singles Matches, best of five sets (21st century)

Mats Wilander
one of two men in history, who lost 6-hour matches twice, in the picture during a DC rubber against Horst Skoff




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The longest Grand Slam matches in term of games in the fifth set
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The eight longest matches in tennis history (Open Era):
  • 11 hours and 5 minutes:
  • John Isner def. Nicolas Mahut
  • 6-4, 3-6, 6-7(7), 7-6(3), 70-68 (Wimbledon 2010)
  • 6 hours and 35 minutes:
  • Fabrice Santoro def. Arnaud Clement
  • 6-4, 6-3, 6-7(5), 3-6, 16-14 (Roland Garros 2004)
  • 6 hours and 22 minutes:
  • John McEnroe def. Mats Wilander
  • 9-7, 6-2, 15-17, 3-6, 8-6 (Davis Cup 1982)
  • 6 hours and 21 minutes:
  • Boris Becker def. John McEnroe
  • 4-6, 15-13, 8-10, 6-2, 6-2 (Davis Cup 1987)
  • 6 hours and 15 minutes:
  • Jose-Luis Clerc def. John McEnroe
  • 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 13-11 (Davis Cup 1980)
  • 6 hours and 4 minutes:
  • Horst Skoff def. Mats Wilander
  • 6-7(5), 7-6(7), 1-6, 6-4, 9-7 (Davis Cup 1989)
  • 6 hours and 1 minute:
  • Fritz Harry def. Jorge Andrew
  • 16-14, 11-9, 9-11, 4-6, 11-9 (Davis Cup 1982)
  • 5 hours and 59 minutes:
  • Radek Stepanek def. Ivo Karlovic
  • 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-6(6), 6-7(2), 16-14 (Davis Cup 2009)
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