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.
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.
"For me personally it's very disappointing because, you know, I should hold myself to a pretty high standard."
- John Isner on Aug 30, 2014