Sam Querrey outlasted Viktor Troicki in a five-set match to give the U.S. a 1-1 tie against Serbia entering the second day of their Davis Cup tennis quarterfinal.
The sequel rarely matches the original, and John Isner’s not upset about that.
At first, John Isner thought it was a joke, and not a particularly funny one.
John Isner of the U.S. beat Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon, completing the longest match in tennis history over three days and more than 11 hours on court.
John Isner , exhausted after being forced off court for the second day with no end in sight to the longest tennis match ever played, used Andy Roddick ’s fast-food delivery to help get him through.
John Isner, the highest-ranked American men’s tennis player, pulled out of the Australian Open starting next week because of a knee injury.
Rafael Nadal kept his quest for a sixth French Open title alive by coming back to beat John Isner in the opening round of Roland Garros.
Dan Magill has seen a lot of tennis in his 89 years. He says nothing compares to John Isner ’s 11-hour, 183-game win over Nicolas Mahut that finally concluded today at Wimbledon.
John Isner and Nicolas Mahut were in the 100th game of their fifth set when the scoreboard went blank. By the time darkness suspended their Wimbledon match for the second straight night, they had played a record 163 games over 10 hours.
Five-time winner Roger Federer of Switzerland is the top men’s seed for the U.S. Open ahead of defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia.
"Doctors have told me that continuing to play on the knee could result in a more serious injury."
- John Isner on Jan 09, 2013