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Help me: what's the longest Wimbledon final ever?

Was the longest Wimbledon final ever....
A between 3 and 4 hours
B between 4 and 5 hours
C more than 5 hours

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Longest Finals

Gentlemen’s Singles
J. Connors bt J.P. McEnroe (USA), 1982 4 hrs 16 min 3-6. 6-3. 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Gentlemen’s Doubles

J.P. McEnroe (USA) and M.D. Stich (GER) bt. J.F. Grabb and R.A. Reneberg (USA), 1992 5 hrs 1 min 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 7-6, (7-5), 19-17

Ladies’ Singles

Mrs B.M Court (AUS) bt. Mrs L.W. King (USA), 1970 2 hrs 28 mins 14-12, 11-9

Ladies’ Doubles

Miss S.M. Graf (GER) and Miss G.B. Sabatini (ARG) bt. Miss L.I. Savchenko and Miss N.M. Zvereva (URS), 1988 2 hrs 49 mins 6-3, 1-6, 12-10



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You mean men, right?

As far as know, the longest was Connors vs. McEnroe 1982, and I believe it was over 4 hours, but not sure.
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So it was over 4 hours.
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I'm assuming they're not talking about doubles then Thanx

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it was over 5 hours Cost me €1,10 extra now

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Linda all the stats are from here
http://www.wimbledon.org/archive/stats.stm

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no probs thanx anyway

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LOL@Steffi and Sab playing doubles together

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they won that tourn and a few others but they never talked

but what a combo

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Wasn't this pairing arranged by their fathers?
I think they just played singles matches side by side.
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Awesome combo to be exact

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yea thats what i mean, i was under the impression they didnt get on
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