Longest Tennis Games:
The longest tennis games ere introduced because of the tie break. Tiebreak was used only by US Open tournaments and other tennis in Grand Slams. The Australian Open, Wimbledon , French Open made the rules of advantage in which the players have to play a many games until the match is not won by the one player. And this match becomes the longest tennis match regarding the games and time.
Men’s longest tennis matches:
- 3 days match played by Mahut and Isner atWimbledon, in 2010. Its time was 11 hrs and 5 min. The score were 6–4, 7–6, 6–7, 3–6, 70-68 respectively.
- 2 days match played between Fabrice Santroo (France) and Arnaud Clement (France) at French Open, in 2004. Its time was 6 hrs and 33 minutes. The score were 6–4, 6–3, 6–7, 3–6, 16–14.
- 1 days match played between John McEnroe (USA) and Mats Wilander (Sweden) at Davis Cup, in 1982. Its time was 6 hrs and 22 minutes. The score were 9–7, 6–2,15–17, 3–6, 8–6.
- 1 days match played between Boris Becker (Germany) and John McEnroe (USA) at Davis Cup, in 1987. Its time was 6 hrs and 21 minutes. The score were 4–6, 15–13, 8–10, 6–2, 6–2.
- 1 days match played between John Horst Skoff (Austria) and Mats Wilander (Sweden) at Davis Cup, in 1989. Its time was 6 hrs and 4 minutes. The score were , 6–7, 7–6, 1–6, 6–4, 9–7
Australian Open Men’s longest match 2012 (By Time) :
It was the final match and it took 5 hrs and 53 min. The match was played between Novak Djokovic (Serbia) and Rafael Nadal (Spain) with the scores 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 65 -77and 7-5.
Australian Open Men’s longest match 1927 (By Game):
The match was played between Gerald Patterson (Australia) and John Hawkes (Australia) with 71 games. The respective scores were 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 18 -16 and 6-3.
Australian Open Men’s longest match 2003 (By Game):
The match was played between American Tennis star Roddick and Morrocon El Aynaoui with 83 games. Fifth set went up to the score of 21-19.
In, 1984, The longest women game was held in Virginiaand played between, when Vicki Nelson and Jean Hepner with the respective scores of 6–4, 7–6. It took the time of 6 hrs and 31 minutes. This match was completed in one day only and therefore, it is known as the longest tennis match in the history compare to the Men’ longest match which was (between Isner and Mahut) stopped 2 times because of darkness.
In 1995 at Wimbledon, this match was played between Chanda Rubin and Patricia Hy Boulais with 58 games. The scores of the match were 7–6(7–4), 17–15 and 6–7with 3 hrs and 45 minutes.
Women’s longest tennis matches 2011 (By Time)
The 4th round match that took 4 hrs and 44 min. It was played between Francesca Schiavone (Italy) and Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) with the scores of 6-4, 1-6, and 16-14.
Women’s longest tennis matches 1996 (By Game):
The match was played between Chanda Rubin (USA) and Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (Spain) with the scores of 6-4, 2-6, and 16-14. It was played with 48 games.
Women’s longest tennis matches 1956 (By Game):
The match was played between Mary Carter Reitano (Australia) and Thelma Coyne Long (Australia) with the scores of 3-6, 6-2, and 9-7. It was played with 33 games.
Shortest Tennis Matches Regarding the time and games:
Men Best 5 Shortest Matches:
In Open era these matches are the best 5 men’s matches played with 18 games. These
matches are the shortest tennis matches.
|Round||Winner Players||Grand Slam||Loser Players|
|1st round||Nikola Spear||1968 French Open||Daniel Contet|
|2nd round||Karel Novacek||1987 French Open||Eduardo Bengoechea|
|1st round||Stefan Edberg||1987Wimbledon||Stefan Eriksson|
|1st round||Ivan Lendl||1987US Open||Barry Moir|
|2nd round||Sergi Bruguera||1993 French Open||Thierry Champion|
|2nd round||Andy Murray||2011DavisCup||Laurent Bram|
Women’s Shortest matches:
The shortest matches in women’s games are many. Women tennis players played many shortest singles matches in open era. The list is under here.
|Round||Winner Player||Grand SlamShortest Matches||Loser Player|
|1st round||Margaret Court||1969Australian Open||Judith Gohn|
|1st round||Kazuko Sawamatsu||1969French Open||Monique Van Haver|
|3rd round||Julie Heldman||1969French Open||Raquel Giscafre|
|1st round||Helga Hösl||1970French Open||Katalin Borka|
|3rd round||Billie Jean King||1970French Open||Odile De Roubin|
|3rd round||Karen Krantzcke||1969Wimbledon||Pam Teeguarden|
|2nd round||Margaret Court||1970Australian Open||Caroline Langsford|
|2nd round||Peggy Michel||1970Wimbledon||Alena Palmeova|
|2nd round||Judy Dalton||1970Wimbledon||Susan Northen|
|1st round||Patricia Coleman||1971Australian Open||Helen Taylor|
|1st round||Julie Heldman||1971French Open||Sharon Van Brandis|
|1st round||Rosie Casals||1971Wimbledon||Rosy Darmon|
|2nd round||Margaret Court||1971Wimbledon||LorraineRobinson|
|1st round||Vlasta Vopickova||1972French Open||Michele Gurdal|
|4th round||Serena Williams||2012US Open||Andrea Hlavackova|
|2nd round||Flavia Pennetta||2009US Open||Sania Mirza|
|4th round||Kateryna Bondarenko||2009US Open||Gisela Dulko|
|3rd round||Evonne Goolagong||1975US Open||Peggy Michel|
|2nd round||Caroline Wozniacki||2010US Open||Chang Kai-chen|
|3rd round||Maria Sharapova||2010US Open||Beatrice Capra|
|2nd round||Margaret Court||1972US Open||Barbara Hawcroft|
|3rd round||Evonne Goolagong||1974US Open||Katja Ebbinghaus|
|2nd round||Margaret Court||1973Australian Open||Nathalie Fuchs|
|1st round||Wendy Turnbull||1974Australian Open||Brenda Dale|
|2nd round||Chris Evert||1974Australian Open||Katerleen Szeman|
|2nd round||Evonne Goolagong||1974Australian Open||Miki Yokobori|
|1st round||Virginia Wade||1974Wimbledon||Veronica Burton|
|2nd round||Winnie Shaw||1974Wimbledon||Nerida Gregory|
|2nd round||Mona Schallau||1974Wimbledon||Nathalie Fuchs|
|Final||Steffi Graf||1988French Open||Natasha Zvereva|
|2nd round||Marina Kroschina||1975French Open||Laurie Rowley|
|1st round||Marie Neumanova||1974French Open||Nicole Bimes|
|3rd round||Margaret Court||1975Wimbledon||Renata Tomanova|
|1st Round||Lindsay Davenport||2005Wimbledon||Jamea Jackson|
|1st Round||Amelie Mauresmo||2006Wimbledon||Ivana Abramović|
|1st Round||Martina Muller||2007Wimbledon||Anna Smashnova|
|1st round||Maria Sharapova||2012French Open||Alexandra Cadanțu|
|2nd round||Victoria Azarenka||2008French Open||Sorana Cîrstea|
|4th round||Ana Ivanović||2008French Open||PetraCetkovska|
|1st round||Dinara Safina||2009French Open||Anne Keothavong|
|1st round||Marion Bartoli||2009Wimbledon||Yung-Jan Chan|
|2nd round||Victoria Azarenka||2009Wimbledon||Ioana Raluca Olaru|
|2nd Round||Kim Clijsters||2004Australian Open||Maria Elena Camerin|
|1st round||Kim Clijsters||2011Australian Open||Dinara Safina|
|1st round||María Jose||2010Australian Open||Evgeniya Rodina|
|1st round||Marion Bartoli||2011Australian Open||Tathiana Garbin|
Olympics Stadium and Venues:
As multiple competitions are held in Olympics Summer tournaments. In the urban area of host city and outside area of the host city are selected to situate its venues for several games. Because some games like foot ball game needs the largest stadium to play the game.
Among of the all venues, one venue will be the biggest one which will be situated at the largest area of Olympic Stadium. And, the attraction and focus are always set on that area of the stadium.
All types of Olympic Games events, ceremonies and Athletic games are held In the Olympic Stadium.
Total no of fifteen venues are going to be used which are mentioned under here. The Wimbledon School is using the Worple Road for venue. In 1908, this venue road was being used for Summer Olympics. In 1922,Church Road had been selected and opened to use for Olympics in summer in, 2012
Additional sports in Venue
|Olympic Tennis Center||
|Rio de Janeiro(Brazil)|
Croquet Club & England Tennis Lawn
|EnglandTennis Lawn & Croquet Club||
|Stade de Colombes||
Rugbyunion, Final Football, Equestrian, Cycling , Athletics , Gymnastics, Modern pentathlon, Final Fencing ,
|Beerschot Tennis Club||
|de la Vall d’Hebron(TennisCenter)||
|Östermalm Athletic Grounds||
Modern pentathlon, Equestrian, Fencing,
Roque, Athletics, Lacross , Archery, Football, Gymnastics,
Wrestling and Weightlifting
|AthensLawn of Tennis Club||
|AthensOlympic (Tennis Centre)||
|Olympic Green (TennisCenter)||
Nice Open Tournament
This tournament was known by the name Phillips Open until 1995 when its name was changed to nice open tournament. Each year the tournament is held in Nice, France and all the professional tennis players of the world take part in it and perform their best. The prize for the winner is €450,000 in this tournament tennis is played in clay courts. Before France the tournament was played in Austria and then in 2009 it was France that was made the host for this tournament. The game is held usually in May of the year a week before tennis tournament French Open starts. The champion of Nice open tournament is Richard Gasquet who belongs to France. This tournament was not held between the years 1996 -2009.
The list of previous Men Champions is as follows:
Martín Jaite (Twice)
Internazionali BNL d’Italia
This tennis tournament is held in Rome Italy, and is considered the most prestigious event after French open. The game is played in a red clay court. It was first held in Milan and now each year it is held in Rome Italy. The prize for the ATP tour winner is €2,227,500 and for the WTA tour winner is US$2,000,000. For the first time this tournament was held in 1930 in Milan and it stayed there until 1934 and a long break was taken from 1936 to 1949 during which this tournament or event was not held. The highest number of wins is led by Rafeal Nadal and from the women side most of the tournaments were won by Chris Evert. Internazionali BNL D’ italia is its sponsored name whereas the actual name is Italian open.
The list of previous men champions is as follows:
Thomas Muster (Four Times)
Jim Courier (Twice)
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Rafael Nadal (Five Times)
Novak Djokovic (Twice)
The list of previous women Champions is as follows:
Monica Seles (Twice)
Gabriela Sabatini (Twice)
Conchita Martínez(Four Times)
Amélie Mauresmo (Twice)
Serbia Jelena Janković
María José Martínez Sánchez
AEGON championship is a sponsored name for Queen’s Club Championship. This tournament is basically a male tennis tournament in which male professional tennis players from all around the world participate. From 1970 to 1989 it was a part of grand tennis prix circuit. It is held in June after French Open. This tournament is held on a grass court. The prize money for this tournament is £640,000 (€750,000). Andy Roddick has won this tournament highest number of times being the best for AEGON championships and hard to beat sort of a player on the top in this tournament. This tournament is held in the British Land i.e. London at Queen’s club.
The list of the previous winners is as follows:
Pete Sampras (Twice)
Lleyton Hewt (Four Times)
Andy Roddick (Four Times)
Andy Murray (Twice)
Estoril Open Tennis Tournament:
Estoril open is a tennis tournament held in Jamor Protugal, this tournament was played by men tennis players in 1990 where as the women played this tournament in the year 1998. This tournament marks the dominance of Male players of Argentina and Spain. It is basically ATP and WTA tournament with the prize money differing for both prize for the ATP tour winner is €450,000 whereas the prize for the WTA tour winner is US$220,000. The women side of Estoril open tournament is more diverse. The dominance of Spanish players has waned in the past few years. Since 2001 only two spanish players were their. The venue of this tournament is Estoril court central.
The list of previous Men winners is as follows:
Carlos Costa (Twice)
Thomas Muster (Twice)
Juan Carlos Ferrero
David Nalbandian (Twice)
Juan Ignacio Chela
Albert Montañés (Twice)
Juan Martín del Potro
The list of women champions is as follows:
Magüi Serna (Twice)
Anabel Medina Garrigues
Gerry Webber Open Tennis Tournament:
This tournament was first held in the year 1993 and it continues to happen till date. It is held in Germany every year. This tournament is held outdoors in a grass court. Roger Federer has won this tournament highest number of times. The prize for the winner of this tournament is €750,000. In 2007, 2008 and in 2011 Roger Federer withdrew from this tournament and this withdrawal turned out to be negative for his relationship with Webber owner of this tournament. Ralf Weber runs this tournament, which is held each year in North Rhine, Germany.
The list of previous winners is as follows:
Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Thrice)
Roger Federer (Five Times)
. This tournament organises both men’s as well as women’s tennis championships and is the brainchild of H.H.Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum who is the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and the ruler of Dubai. For over a period of five years the tournament saw a complete dominance on the men’s as well as the women’s front. Roger Federer won the Dubai Tennis championship for a consecutive period of 5 years from 2003-07 while Justine Henin from Belgium did the same in the women’s championships. Last year saw a different set of winners, Andy Roddick and Elena Demetieva doing the honours. This year saw a different set of winners as well with Novak Djokovic stealing the limelight in the men’s tourney while Venus Williams saw off the challengers to win the women’s leg. The Dubai Tennis tournament is one of the most important tennis tournaments in the world because of the high prize money that attracts a lot of high-ranked players from all over the world.
The Beijing Tennis Open, or the China Open as it is now popularly known is a professional tennis tournament which is played annually in September. It is played in the Olympic Green Centre in Beijing, China. It was initiated in the year 1993 and continued to operate till 1998. But then in 1998, it was removed from the ATP tourney for reasons undisclosed and reinstated in 2004 when popular demand made the organisers decide to bring it back. It was one of the maiden tennis tournaments which were played in Asia. Along with the Qatar Open and the Dubai Tennis Championships, the Beijing Tennis Open was one of the few championships which the ATP had decided to start as part of the Asia tournament itinerary. After its reinstallation, the Beijing Tennis Open has been made a part of both the ATP and the WTA. This tournament is famous for being the only championship outside the USA to use the services of the Hawk-Eye technology to find out line call errors. Michael Chang is the only player who has won consecutive three titles in both the singles and the doubles format of the game. This tournament is one of the most important Asian tennis tournaments. It is highly recognized and awaited due to its competitive nature.