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Performance in tennis – the longest marathon match in the history of tennis


Tennis metrics

A few days ago at Wimbledon, the third grand slam of the year hosted what became the longest match in the history of official tennis competitions. The protagonists, John Isner and Nicolas Mahut have dueled during three consecutive days in what was to become an epic battle, which probably will remain forever in the Wimbledon annals of tennis and not only. The match established several staggering records:

Match duration: 11 hours, 5 minutes

Fifth set duration: 8 hours, 11 minutes

Total number of games: 183

Fifth set number of games: 138

Total games during which serve was held: 169

Total number of points: 980

Combined aces served: 215 (112/103)

Total winners: 490 (246/244)

For a full statistics analysis you can visualize the scoreboard below:

Tennis metrics

Additionally, contains a complete library of KPI examples from tennis, which can be accessed online on the Sport KPI examples sections of the site. Recently a set of five new metrics relating to the chair umpire decisions challenging system, named Hawk Eye were introduced. These are:

# Total Challenges

# Correct challenges

# Incorrect challenges

% Overturned

# Average challenges per match


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