Top 10 longest tennis Matches all time

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, May 31st, 2015 | 0
  1. John Isner (USA) vs. Nicolas Mahut (France):

Duration: 11 hrs 05 min

Set Points: 6–4, 3–6, 6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–3), 70–68

At the 1st round on Wimbledon in the season of 2010, American JohnIsner and Nicolas Mahut from France was played the history maid longest tennis match. At the first set Isner was won by 6-4 points and Mahut came strongly in the second set with 3-6. After 2-2 of the set points then in the last set match will go to the tiebreaker. There they had played 70-68 point’s tiebreak.

Longest tennis match

  1. Tomas Berdych, Lukas Rosol(Czech Republic) vs. Stanislas Wawrinka, Marco Chiudinelli (Switzerland):

Duration: 07 h 02 min

Set Points: 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–7(3–7), 24–22 (1 day).

The second longest match in the history was at the Davis Cup matches in 2013 on 1st Round. That was the men’s doubles longest match as well. And the match was finished after 7 hours with 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–7(3–7), 24–22 set points.

  1. Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) vs. Joao Souza (Brazil):

Duration: 6 h 43 min

Set Points: 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5), 5–7, 5–7, 15–13 (1 day).

On the Davis Cup’s 1st rounds in the opening of the year of 2015 Leonardo Mayer from Argentina played6 h 43 min match with Brazilian Joao Souza. The match has been won by Mayer after 15-13 last point tiebreaker.

  1. Fabrice Santoro (France)vs. Arnaud Clement (France)

Duration: 6 h 33 min

Set Points: 6–4, 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 3–6, 16–14 (2 days)

In the French open’s longest match is 4th longest in the list, the match was played between two French men Fabrice Santoro (France) vs. Arnaud Clement (France). At 2004 French open’s 1st round matches Santoro was won that matches.

  1. Vicki Nelson (USA) vs. Jean Hepner (USA)

Duration: 6 h 31 min

Set Points: 6–4, 7–6(11–9)

 

In the 4th on the list is Vicki Nelson vs. Jean Hepner match. This is the longest match in women’s single. Which was played at 1984 in Central Fidelity Banks International. Vicki Nelson had won by 6–4, 7–6(11–9)

 

  1. John McEnroe match (USA) vs. Mats Wilander(Sweden)

Duration: 6 h 22 min

Set Points: 9–7, 6–2, 15–17, 3–6, 8–6

 

In the 6th at the table is John McEnroe match vs. Mats Wilander. That was in 1982 Davis Cup quarterfinal matches on 1982. Which is also before tiebreaker era.

 

  1. Boris Becker(GER) vs. John McEnroe (USA)

Duration: 6 h 21 min

Set Points: 4–6, 15–13, 8–10, 6–2, 6–2

Another Davis cup match and another match for John McEnroe listed at no. 7 on the list. This match he was played over German Boris Becker at 1987. Match had been won by Boris Becker by 4–6, 15–13, 8–10, 6–2, 6–2 set points.

  1. Lucas Arnold Ker, David Nalbandian (Argentina) vs. Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Marat Safin(Russia)

Duration: 6 h 20 min

Set Points: 4–6, 15–13, 8–10, 6–2, 6–2

Men’s double’s second longest match is listed at no. 8. Which was in the 2002 Davis cup’s semi-finals in between Lucas Arnold Ker, David Nalbandian and Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Marat Safin and 2 Argentines had won the match by 6–4, 6–4, 5–7, 3–6, 19–17 set points.

  1. José Luis Clerc(Argentina) vs. John McEnroe (USA)

Duration: 6 h 15 min

Set Points: 6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 13–11

The 3rd match for McEnroe which is listed at the top 10 longest match. This match he was played at 1980’s Davis cup. On that time it was the longest tennis match before tie-break era. Match had been lost by McEnroe vs. José Luis Clerc by6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 13–11 set points.

  1. Where Mark Knowles, Daniel Nestor vs. Todd Perry, Simon Aspelin

Duration: 6 h 07 min

Set Points: 5-7, 6-3, 6-7(5–7) 6-3, 23-21

The second longest match at Wimbledon and longest match at Wimbledon’s doubles is in the 10th at the top 10. On 2006 Wimbledon’s quarter-final matches. Where Mark Knowles, Daniel Nestor def. Todd Perry, Simon Aspelin by 5-7, 6-3, 6-7(5–7) 6-3, 23-21

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug



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