Longest professional tennis match
John Isner, Nicolas Mahut
11/5 hour(s):minute(s)
United Kingdom (Wimbledon, London)
John Isner (USA) and Nicolas Mahut (France) began playing their first-round match at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships at 6pm on Tuesday 22 June 2010. But after two hours and 52 minutes, the matched was stopped due to fading light to resume on Wednesday 23 June. The two continued on to a fifth set when play was suspended again due to fading light. The match ended 24 June 2010 after 11 hours and five minutes.