Lleyton Hewitt sets record for longest tennis match

Lleyton Hewitt Hewitt and his partner Chris Guccione beat Agustin Calleri and Juan Monaco from Argentina 4-6 7-6 18-16.

The match went for a record breaking 3 hours and 17 minutes. The previous record was held by Australians Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde who beat Dutch pair Jacco Eltingh and Paul Haarhuis 6-2 5-7 18-16 in 1996.

Hewitt also had a win in the men’s singles beating Swede Jonas Bjorkman 7-5 7-6.

Posted by Mike 11 years ago

filed under: Australia, Men's Doubles, Men's Singles, Tennis

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Derek - August 12, 2008 @ 10:10 am

That doesn’t bode well for Hewitt. He has Nadal in his next singles match. After yesterday, I thought Nadal looked beatable, but maybe not after that marathon.

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