John Isner and Nicolas Mahut's record-breaking match

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  1. DarkWay
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    DarkWay tsubasa hiroge

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    I'm lost for words really.
    It was an incredible match, so many records broken by these 2 amazing tennis players in one match.

    For those of you that don't know much about tennis:
    Mens Singles - 3 Sets Required to win.
    Sets 1-4 if resulting in 6 games to 6 7th game is a Tie-Break winner takes the Set.
    If The Match goes to 5 Sets players keeping player as usual, if the game ties at 6 all they STILL carry on until one of the players is 2 games ahead of the other.
    The Average Match Lasts between 2-3 hours.

    This 1 Match went on for over 11hours and across 3 days.
     
  2. Langin

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    IVE SEEN TEH WHOLE FUCKING MATCH ON BBC, and wow that toke a long time!
     
  3. BlackDave

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    Wow. I wonder how they are feeling. great stamina
     
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    That was some match, they were brillantly matched.
     
  5. DarkWay
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    I have to say this aswell:

    Congratulations to the Umpire of that match.

    Yesterday he didn't go to the toilet or eat or anything for a like 7+hours, that's what I call dedication. Along with that he made some excellent corrections and good judgement on the balls he called out.
     
  6. GundamXXX

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    Wow just wow.... Kudos to all of em!

    One hting is for sure, the spectators got there moneys worth
     
  7. DarkWay
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    Poor Isner has a Doubles match to play soon aswell [​IMG] and I mean today soon [​IMG]
     
  8. Langin

    Langin GBAtemp's kpop addict

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    Wow thats freaky, but his voice sounded like he was very happy! [​IMG]


    At Darkway(last post) 1/2 hour before his neXt match!
     
  9. heavyknight

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    Maybe because he's part of the record/history making [​IMG]
    Some intense tennis.. heard about it on tv/news earlier this morning. Awesome stuff [​IMG] Kind of want to play tennis now...
     
  10. BoxShot

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    I'd probably faint a long time ago. [​IMG]
     
  11. DarkWay
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    It sounds stupid but when the match finished I joined in the standing obation in my living room [​IMG]
    It really was an incresible match.
    If you didn't watch it and have just over 11hours to kill I suggest getting your ass online and looking for the match, you won't regret it (well you might after being sat on your ass for 11+hours [​IMG] but at least you can pause it unlike the players when they were playing).
     
  12. shakirmoledina

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    it was mainly becuz in the 5th set, isner was tired and mahut had run out of hand strength
    then isner won points on serve and power shots will mahut kept on running around and delivering good serves which isner was not able to move towards
    i saw it on ustream and it was very interesting