Thu., June 24, 2010 4:38pm (EDT)

Win For Former UGA Tennis Star
By Rickey Bevington
Updated: 4 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
John Isner (commons.wikimedia.org)
John Isner (commons.wikimedia.org)
Former University of Georgia tennis champion John Isner has won the longest tennis match in Grand Slam history.


The 25-year-old Isner beat 28-year-old Nicolas Mahut of France today in a third day of play.


In all, the two competed for 11-and-a-half hours.Isner clinched the win with a fifth-set score of 70-68.