Mahut’s Longest Match Shirt Given To Newport Tennis Hall

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) – The shirt Nicolas Mahut (mah-HOOT) wore

during the longest match in tennis history will be given this

weekend to the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum in


Mahut and American John Isner (IZ-ner) played a record 11 hours,

5 minutes in their first-round Wimbledon match last month. Isner

won 70-68 in the fifth set.

Mahut, who has also agreed to give the museum the racquet he

used during the match, will play next week in the Campbell's Hall

of Fame Tennis Championships. That tournament runs from July 5

through July 11 at the tennis hall of fame.

The memorabilia will be on display at the museum right away.


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