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John Isner vs. Nicolas Mahut, again

Updated: June 18, 2011, 3:02 AM ET
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WIMBLEDON, England -- The longest-match rematch is coming to Wimbledon: John Isner and Nicolas Mahut will play each other in the first round.

Last year, the pair played the longest match in tennis history, with Isner winning 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (3), 70-68 in a first-round match at the All England Club that lasted 11 hours, 5 minutes stretched over three days. A gasp followed the announcement at Friday's draw, followed by laughter.

"It's going to be pretty nuts," Isner said Friday. ...

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