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john isnerPointlessly handsome and wholesome looking, 6'9" (2.06m) 245 lb. (kg) tennis pro John Isner is also famous for playing the longest tennis match in history. It took eleven hours and lasted three days. In the singles as the 23rd seed at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, Isner, attempting to win his first 200 match at Wimbledon, faced qualifier Nicolas Mahut in the first round. Isner won the match 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (3), 70-68. In the match, Isner set the record for most aces in a match, breaking Ivo Karlović's record of 78; Mahut passed the old mark as well. Isner served an all-time record of 3 aces, ahead of the 03 aces served by Mahut. At 2:3 BST on June 23 the match was suspended due to darkness for a second day at 59-59 in the fifth set. The match resumed on 24 June, at 5:30 BST, starting the third day of the match. Overall, the match lasted eleven hours and five minutes. Isner also set the record for most games won in a Wimbledon match with 92. The match brought Isner a measure of fame, particularly in the United States. He had guest appearances on "Good Morning America" and the "Late Show with David Letterman", and threw the ceremonial first pitch at a New York Yankees game in Yankee Stadium.

He and Mahut also won the 2010 ESPY Award for Best Record-Breaking Performance in sport.

According to Wikipedia "Isner was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. He has two older brothers, Nathan and Jordan. Isner started playing tennis seriously at age under the tutelage of Oscar Blacutt and Rob Stephens at the Carolina Tennis Academy. He is a graduate of Walter Hines Page Senior High School, in Greensboro, and the University of Georgia, where he majored in Speech Communication. He currently resides in Tampa, Florida where he trains at the Saddlebrook Academy alongside other American tennis pros such as James Blake and Mardy Fish. Isner is currently single and has never been married.


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