TENNIS - John Isner, famous for his gruelling marathon match with Nicolas Mahut, setting records for the longest tennis match in professional matches, was at it again. Isner fought Paul-Henri Mathieu at Roland Garros and the two recorded the longest ever Open era French Open match in terms of games played.
Matches with most games played - each Grand Slam, men’s singles (Open era)
Australian Open: 93 - Dennis Ralston bt. John Newcombe (1970)
Roland Garros: 76 - Paul-Henri Mathieu bt. John Isner (2012)
Wimbledon: 183 - John Isner bt. Nicolas Mahut (2010)
US Open: 100 - Franklin Robbins bt. Donald Dell (1969)