Marathon

ICYMI at Wimbledon: A looooong semifinal and unfinished business highlight wild day

7 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

Take a deep breath. Marathons, roofs, records, controversy. Wimbledon had it all Friday in a day we won't soon forget.
Read more ...

 

Kevin Anderson Calls for Tiebreakers in Fifth Sets After Marathon Semifinal Win

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Kevin Anderson called for changes to the fifth set format at Grand Slams after a marathon Wimbledon semifinal win over John Isner on Friday.
Read more ...

 

Wimbledon 2018: Kevin Anderson blasts fifth-set rule after 6 1/2-hour victory over John Isner

Wimbledon 2018: Kevin Anderson blasts fifth-set rule after 6 1/2-hour victory over John Isner

7 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Kevin Anderson was not thrilled that he needed 50 games in the fifth set to defeat John Isner in their men's semifinal match.
Read more ...

 

Anderson, Isner call for Grand Slam tiebreakers

7 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

With both Kevin Anderson and John Isner exhausted from their mammoth efforts during Friday's Wimbledon semifinal match, both players called for the to introduce fifth-set tiebreakers at all Grand Slam tournaments.
Read more ...

 

Anderson, Isner demand change after epic as Nadal and Djokovic halted

Anderson, Isner demand change after epic as Nadal and Djokovic halted

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Kevin Anderson and John Isner called for Grand Slam chiefs to introduce a cut-off point for final set marathons after their Wimbledon semi-final entered the record books as the second longest ever singles match at a major. Anderson survived Friday's endurance test, beating Isner 7-6 , 6-7 (
Read more ...

 

Djokovic-Nadal semifinal suspended by curfew

7 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

The semifinal match between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic was suspended on Friday due to Wimbledon's 11 p.m. curfew, with Djokovic leading 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9). It will resume Saturday at 7 a.m. ET, ahead of the women's final.
Read more ...

 

Isner, Anderson agree: Wimbledon needs 5th-set tiebreaker

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

LONDON - John Isner already had won the longest match in Wimbledon - and tennis - history. Actually, both Isner and Kevin Anderson, the man who won their Wimbledon semifinal 26-24 in the final set after more than 6 1/2 hours Friday, agree a switch is necessary. "I'm a proponent of
Read more ...

 

Anderson calls for end to final-set marathons

7 monthes ago   |   By BBC

Kevin Anderson calls for a rethink of the format of final sets in men's Grand Slams after his epic Wimbledon semi-final win.
Read more ...

 

On and on and on it went to leave Kevin Anderson with survivor's guilt | Andy Bull

7 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

There were spectators on Centre Court who grew beards, ballboys who walked off as grown men before John Isner went down 26-24 in final set The grass grew, the sun set, governments fell, empires crumbled, and John Isner and Kevin Anderson played tennis. Ace after ace, game after game, hour after hour. There were spectators on Centre Court who grew new beards, ballboys who walked off as grown men. Anderson won, but after six hours and 36 minutes, he wasn't happy about it. The fifth set, which finished 26-24 in two hours and 55 minutes, was a cruel and unusual punishment, and Anderson made a...
Read more ...

 

Kevin Anderson Beats John Isner in Six-Hour Marathon to Reach Wimbledon Final

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

South African Kevin Anderson earned his second Grand Slam final berth after a marathon Wimbledon semifinal against American John Isner on Friday. He won 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24.
Read more ...

 

Have mercy! Anderson and Isner demand rule change after Wimbledon epic

Have mercy! Anderson and Isner demand rule change after Wimbledon epic

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Kevin Anderson and John Isner called for Grand Slam chiefs to introduce a cut-off point for final set marathons after their Wimbledon semi-final entered the record books as the second longest ever singles match at a major. Anderson survived Friday's incredible endurance test, beating Isner 7-6 (
Read more ...

 

Factbox: Kevin Anderson v John Isner - match stats

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Key statistics from South African Kevin Anderson's 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-7(9) 6-4 26-24 win over American John Isner in the Wimbledon semi-finals on Friday : 8-Anderson 9-Isner Aces 49 53 Double faults 4 6 Break points won 4/11 2/5 Net points won 32/50 76/109
Read more ...

 

Kevin Anderson defeats John Isner at Wimbledon in second-longest match in Grand Slam history

7 monthes ago   |   By Washingtonpost

Anderson won, 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24, in a semifinal that lasted 6 hours 35 minutes, denying Isner the chance to become the first American man to reach a Grand Slam final since 2009.
Read more ...

 

Anderson the last man standing after marathon match with Isner

7 monthes ago   |   By The Irish Times

Match was the longest semi-final in the history of Wimbledon
Read more ...

 

Wimbledon: Kevin Anderson Tops John Isner in Semifinal Marathon

7 monthes ago   |   By NYT

Kevin Anderson defeated John Isner, 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9) 6-4, 26-24, on Friday in the longest Grand Slam semifinal in tennis history.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Marathon      Tennis      Wimbledon 2018      Wimbledon      Sport      Wimbledon Tennis Tournament      Anderson      Kevin      Djokovic      Novak      Isner      John      Nadal      Rafael  


Liverpool vs Bayern Munich Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and...

Liverpool vs Bayern Munich Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Our tipster thinks that home advantage could help the Reds to a half-time lead when they face the German champions in Tuesday's Champions League tie Read more ...

Klopp fears Bayern Munich are 'more dangerous than before'

Klopp fears Bayern Munich are 'more dangerous than before'

The Bundesliga champions struggled during the early months of the season, but the Liverpool boss is wary of their improved form in recent weeks Read more ...

Red Bulls sign MLS Defender of the Year Long to contract extension

Red Bulls sign MLS Defender of the Year Long to contract extension

The defender has been rewarded for a journey that saw him rise from the third tier of U.S. Soccer to be named the top player in his position Read more ...

Serena Williams returns to WTA top 10 for first time as a mother

Serena Williams returns to WTA top 10 for first time as a mother

After dropping to 491st as she took time away from tennis to have a baby, Serena Williams is now back in the top 10 in the rankings. Read more ...

LeBron James turns focus to Lakers playoff push after All-Star win

LeBron James turns focus to Lakers playoff push after All-Star win

After a victory in the NBA All-Star Game, LeBron James immediately trained his sights on reaching the playoffs with the Lakers. Read more ...

Post Up: Kevin Durant Named All-Star Game MVP as Team LeBron Defeats Team...

Post Up: Kevin Durant Named All-Star Game MVP as Team LeBron Defeats Team Giannis 🏆

Team LeBron 178, Team Giannis 164 Kevin Durant took home MVP honors in the 2019 All-Star Game as Team LeBron defeated Team Giannis on Sunday night in Charlotte. Durant scored a... Read more ...

Hamlin holds off Kyle Busch, Logano for Daytona 500 win

Hamlin holds off Kyle Busch, Logano for Daytona 500 win

Denny Hamlin becomes a two-time Daytona 500 champion as he holds off Kyle Busch and Joey Logano for the victory. Read more ...

Six Nations 2019: Stuart Hogg ruled out as Scotland adds to squad

Six Nations 2019: Stuart Hogg ruled out as Scotland adds to squad

Gregor Townsend has added six players to Scotland's squad ahead of the France Six Nations trip, but Stuart Hogg is out. Read more ...

NFL franchise tag primer: Rules, values, top candidates to get tagged in 2019

NFL franchise tag primer: Rules, values, top candidates to get tagged in 2019

What is the NFL franchise tag, and which players might be tagged in 2019? SN explains the rules and types of tagging and pins this year's top candidates. Read more ...

Antonio Brown's tweets scaring off potential trade suitors, report says

Antonio Brown's tweets scaring off potential trade suitors, report says

The Pittsburgh receiver's recent Twitter activity reportedly has scared off at least one potential NFL team in the trade market. Read more ...