A day after winning an 11-hour, 5-minute match — the longest in tennis history — John Isner lost his next one at Wimbledon in just 74 minutes.
Understandably exhausted after his three-day contest with Frenchman Nicolas Mahut that ended 70-68 in the fifth set Thursday, Isner fell 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round to ...
We're no xenophobes, but television had us feeling rather patriotic this week. Treme made us bow our heads for the Louisiana bayou. Top Chef aimed at improving our kids' school lunches. American John Isner triumphed in a record-breaking Wimbledon match. Jimmy Kimmel made lemonade out of a lemon-y electrical problem. And the U.S. World Cup team's last-minute victory had us waving a giant foam finger that says "We're No. 1." — tastefully, of course. Welcome to Top Moments: American Ingenuity Edition.read more
After three days, 11 hours and 5 minutes, John Isner finally defeated Nicolas Mahut at Wimbledon in the longest match in tennis history.
The 25-year-old American outlasted Mahut 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(7), 6-7(3), 70-68 in the first-round match Thursday. The match kept viewers glued to their TV screens since the historic fifth set continued with seemingly no end in sight Wednesday. It was suspended twice due to darkness — first on Tuesday night after four sets, and the second time ...