John Isner and Nicolas Mahut Are Playing the Longest Match in Tennis History

John Isner and Nicolas Mahut: Who? Isner, an American, and Mahut, from France, are in the midst of the longest tennis match in the sport’s history right now at Wimbledon. It has spanned two days, covered more than nine hours, and the 5th set tiebreak refuses to end. This is not a misprint – it is tied at 58. The World Cup is on ESPN and ESPN2, so you’ve got to have ESPNU to watch it (online is an option, of course). Here’s a NY Times liveblog where you can follow the madness.

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