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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Tennis Match Ends in Basketball Score: 70-68

Related Link » Live Analysis: Isner Wins Marathon Wimbledon Match, 70-68
“WIMBLEDON, England – John Isner of the United States outlasted Nicolas Mahut of France, 70-68, in the fifth set of their epic three-day first-round match at Wimbledon on Thursday. In an astonishing display of endurance, the players fought for 11 hours and 5 minutes, breaking all records for length of match, games played, and aces served.

When it ended, the All England Lawn Tennis Club awarded bowls of commemoration to the players and the chair umpire, Mohammed Lahyani of Sweden.”
— By THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 2010

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John Isner, left, and Nicolas Mahut during the third day of their first round match at Wimbledon on Thursday
"Wow" says it all!

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