Wednesday's Wimbledon action was dominated by the marathon match between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut. Their first round match obliterated the previous record for the longest match. The matchup is one of the anomaly moments in sports where in 25 years we will look back and wonder how it happened.
Well, today's Wimbledon marathon got us thinking about the longest sports events in history. Every sport has different rules and regulations as to how long a game can continue, but each of these games tested the perseverance and wherewithal of its competitors to outlast their opponents for the (extremely) hard-earned victory.