Isner, Mahut playing record match at Wimbledon

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Posted: Jun 23, 2010 1:28 PM
Updated: Jun 23, 2010 2:41 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: John Isner, Nicolas Mahut, tennis, Wimbledon, French Open, WBRZ

John Isner of Tampa, Fla., and Nicolas Mahut of France are playing what already is the longest match on record in tennis history.

Their first-round match at Wimbledon has lasted more than 7½ hours - breaking the record of 6 hours, 33 minutes set in a 2004 French Open match.

Isner and Mahut have played more than 80 games in the fifth set alone.

They resumed playing Wednesday at the start of the fifth set; the match was suspended because of darkness Tuesday night after four sets.

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