How long was the longest match played in tennis history?
The match between American John Isner and French Nicolas Mahut at the 2010 Wimbledon Championship is the longest match in tennis history.
The match was a a first round Men's Singles match and took 11 hours, 5 minutes of play over three days (due to fading light), with a final score of 6–4, 3–6, 6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–3), 70–68 for a total of 183 games.
The final set took 8 hours, 11 minute. It was longer than the previous longest match which was between Fabrice Santoro and Arnaud Clément at the 2004 French Open, and had lasted 6 hours, 33 minutes.
After long game Isner finally won the match.