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The greatest tennis match ever played

Former Georgia bulldog John Isner is tied vs Mahut 53-53 in the 5th set of Wimbledon.

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54-53 Isner - still unfinished

Isner = 95 aces
Mahut = 80 aces

5th set alone = 6.5 hours

equivalent to best of 13 sets
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58-58 - still unfinished

Isner = 97 aces
Mahut = 93 aces

5th set alone = 7 hours

total match time = 10 hours
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59-59 - suspended due to darkness

The amazing match was suspended a 2nd day due to darkness and will be concluded on Thursday 9:30 AM ET tied 59-59 in the 5th set.

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Re: The greatest tennis match ever played

such an amazing match....

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Isner vs Mahut live streaming now

Watch the conclusion of Isner vs Mahut 10:00 AM ET.

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Isner wins 70-68

Isner = 113 aces
Mahut = 103 aces

Equivalent to playing best of 15 sets and going down to the wire.

5th set alone = 8 hours

total match time = 11 hours 5 min.
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