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Tennis-5 After winning the set, Isner says I was praying to avoid Court 18.

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Twelve years after winning the longest tennis match in history, John Isner defeated Enzoquaco 6-7 (6) 7-6 (3) 4 every time he went to five sets on Wimbledon's Court 18. , Admits that he still has a nightmare. -66-37-5 Monday.

Isner is best remembered in an 11-hour epic with Frenchman Nicolas Mahut on Court 18 in 2010. Here, the final set of the first round of matches ended 70-68 for slugging Americans. 3 days.

When asked jokingly if post-traumatic stress disorder played on Court 18 again, Isner told reporters: many!

"Everyone asked me about my memories of the court, and it's a nightmare. Last year I lost 5 sets on the court, but today I have 1 I won the set. I've been playing on that court for hours.

"I'm not anyone. I can't request which court to play at Wimbledon. To be honest. Let's do it. No, I was hoping I wasn't in that court. The schedule came out and I said "shit!". It happens.

Isner is on the verge of breaking most ace records in the history of tennis, firing 54 ace past the French quaco.

The 37-year-old American has 13,688 ace, and although the Croat reached his mark in a few games, he is ashamed of only 40 ace, the highest record in Ivo Karlovic's history. (Report by Rohith Nair in Bangalore, edited by Ken Ferris)