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Zamboni
Apr 17th, 2003, 07:18 PM
Was the longest Wimbledon final ever....
A between 3 and 4 hours
B between 4 and 5 hours
C more than 5 hours

I really need the answer....for a quiz ;) Thanx :)

korben
Apr 17th, 2003, 07:25 PM
Longest Finals

Gentlemenís 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

Gentlemenís 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

Ladiesí Singles

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

Ladiesí 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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GoDominique
Apr 17th, 2003, 07:26 PM
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.

GoDominique
Apr 17th, 2003, 07:26 PM
So it was over 4 hours. ;)

Zamboni
Apr 17th, 2003, 07:30 PM
I'm assuming they're not talking about doubles then ;) Thanx :)

Zamboni
Apr 17th, 2003, 07:32 PM
it was over 5 hours :fiery: Cost me Ä1,10 extra now :(

GoDominique
Apr 17th, 2003, 07:35 PM
Sorry ;)

TheBoiledEgg
Apr 17th, 2003, 07:37 PM
Linda all the stats are from here
http://www.wimbledon.org/archive/stats.stm

Zamboni
Apr 17th, 2003, 07:38 PM
no probs :) thanx anyway :kiss:

SJW
Apr 17th, 2003, 07:46 PM
LOL@Steffi and Sab playing doubles together

i wanna see that :)

TheBoiledEgg
Apr 17th, 2003, 07:51 PM
they won that tourn and a few others but they never talked :o ;)

but what a combo

GoDominique
Apr 17th, 2003, 08:12 PM
Wasn't this pairing arranged by their fathers?
I think they just played singles matches side by side. ;)

Chris_Martin's_woman
Apr 17th, 2003, 10:02 PM
Awesome combo to be exact;)

SJW
Apr 17th, 2003, 10:11 PM
yea thats what i mean, i was under the impression they didnt get on :)