Nicolas Mahut already had a special place in the Hall of Fame, but after his trifecta in Newport, R.I., he has permanently found a home.
Quite frankly, this one was exhausting to watch. But Rafael Nadal ended his marathon semifinal in a familiar place.
John Isner fought with gusto and heart, but after 8 hours, 27 minutes on court the past two days, it was too much.
John Isner knows marathons. But at least this time he made quick work in OT.
John Isner (shockingly!) played five sets. But it didn't quite work out.
Trapped in another inescapable marathon, John Isner finally succumbed in the second-longest match in French Open history.
John Isner and Nicolas Mahut needed only nine more hours to equal last year's marathon. But, alas, they fell a tad short.
John Isner and Nicolas Mahut battled their way endlessly into the record books. Now, we just need a resolution.
Rafael Nadal passed the watery three-day marathon and joins a sparkling group of U.S. Open semifinalists. But has the Spaniard hit the wall?
You thought Novak Djokovic was a threat in Paris? Clearly Philipp Kohlschreiber didn't get the message after his straight-sets drubbing of the fourth-ranked Serb.