Thread: Longest games
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Old 06-28-2011, 04:48 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by pc1 View Post
I think Borg and Laver had a really long game (from reading about it) in their match in the 1975 WCT Championship.

It's not something I keep track of but I'll try to think of some.

Edit-I tried to find some newspaper accounts of the Borg/Laver WCT match but the only thing I could find was that it was a 4 hour and 5 minute match. I would guess there were some long games. I thought I read something about them playing a twenty point game or so. Could be wrong.
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I also think so.
You guys were right. The Sports Illustrated report (posted in the other thread) has Laver breaking Borg in a 17-point game to force the fourth-set tiebreak. The Chicago Tribune had it as 18 points (6 deuces) which is probably correct (17 points is actually not possible).
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