Olympic tennis sees a record

AP, Tuesday 31 Jul 2012

The longest set in Olympic history was played on Tuesday when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Milos Raonic, 6-3, 3-6, 25-23 in the second round at Wimbledon

The fifth-seeded Tsonga of France leaped and roared when he won his fourth match point with a drop volley. Raonic of Canada congratulated Tsonga with a smile.

The previous record was 30 games, set in 2004 when Fernando Gonzalez defeated Taylor Dent 16-14 in the third set to win the bronze medal.

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