24 Jun 2010

Mahut-Isner epic halted at 59-59 in fifth

10:09 am on 24 June 2010

The longest match top tennis has ever seen has been stopped at 59-59 in the fifth set at Wimbledon after \the American John Isner and France's Nicolas Mahut battled for astonishing ten hours before bad light stopped play.

The previous record of six hours 33 minutes was set at the French Open in 2004.

when Fabrice Santoro beat Arnaud Clement.