WIMBLEDON, England — Isner did not have a single ace. Quite incredible after having 112 during his marathon Match against Nicolas Mahut.

The Wimbledon marathon man looked weary from the outset Friday, required treatment for a neck injury and was beaten by unseeded Thiemo de Bakker 6-0, 6-3, 6-2.

Isner received a standing ovation when he walked onto court. He immediately lost his serve — something that didn’t happen once in his 70-68 fifth set against Mahut.

Isner also pulled out of the doubles match after his loss.

Most Impressive was Mahut’s class act after losing the longest match in Tennis History. What stood out, was that he served from behind 69 times!!!

Officials asked him to stay on the court for special awards and publicity for Wimbledon. Mahut was obviously very upset but he acted with grace and dignity. His actions and performance will be remembered for many years to come.

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