and the epic ends…

After a grueling three day contest,  a total of 11 hours and 5 minutes and 183 games played in a match,  US player John Isner, ranked 19 in the world, won his historic match against French player Nicolas Mahut.

Both players have broken several records along the way to finish their match that started last Tuesday, June 22, 2010.  The final score was 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7-9), 7-6 (7-3), 70-68.

Good job to the both of you… You have created a legend and has left your mark in the history of Wimbledon and Tennis.

Here are the vital statistics for this match.

Match duration: 11 hours, five minutes
Fifth set duration: Eight hours, 11 minutes
Total number of games: 183
Fifth set number of games: 138
Total number of points: 980
Isner aces: 112
Mahut aces: 103
Combined aces: 215
Isner winners: 246
Mahut winners: 244

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