American Wins Wimbledon's 11-Hour Tennis Match

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American John Isner won Wimbedon's longest tennis match ever on Thursday, taking the 5th set, 70 - 68.

Picking up at 59-59 in the fifth set Thursday, the match continued on serve with no break points until the American hit a backhand passing shot to finish the contest in front of a packed crowd on Court 18.

Isner finished with a total of 112 aces and Muhat 103.

The first-round match surpassed the 11-hour mark stretching over three days. The fifth set alone went over 8 hours.

During the previous two days of the match, the pair played 163 games for 881 points. The score had even gone so high, the scoreboard couldn't even show it. 

The match spanned the recorded time of three Major League Baseball games, six World Cup soccer matches, and the Indy 500.

Fans attending the long match on Wednesday loved all of the action on the court. In appreciation, the audience gave the players a standing ovation.

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