The longest tennis rally consisted of 51,283 strokes, achieved by Simone Frediani and Daniele Pecci (both Italy) in Grosseto, Italy, on 11 June 2017. Simone and Daniele are frequent tennis players who decided to attempt this record to challenge themselves.
Accordingly, what’s the longest rally at Wimbledon?
The longest tennis match lasted for 11 hours and 5 minutes and was contested over three days between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut at 2010 Wimbledon.
Secondly, what’s the longest tennis match in history?
Longest tennis games in history worldwide as of 2019
In the 2010 Wimbledon Grand Slam tournament, the match between Nicolas Mahut and John Isner broke the record for the longest tennis match of all time – the game was played over three days and lasted of total of 11 hours and 5 minutes.
Who hit the fastest serve in tennis?
- The 1881 Wimbledon final in which William Renshaw defeated John Hartley, 6–0, 6–1, 6–1, lasted 36 minutes.
- Fred Perry defeated Gottfried von Cramm, 6–1, 6–1, 6–0, in the 1936 Wimbledon final in 40 minutes.
Scoring Sets and Matches
If the set score becomes tied at six games apiece, the athletes continue until one player or team wins by two games. In theory, these sets could go on indefinitely, so in 2019, tennis governing bodies instated new rules to prevent that.
|Characteristic||Number of Grand Slam victories|
|Roger Federer (SUI)||20|
|Rafael Nadal (ESP)||20|
|Novak Djokovic (SRB)||20|
|Pete Sampras (USA)||14|