Fun Facts


  1. Tennis is believed to have originated in Northern France.
  2. The Wimbledon Championship is the oldest tennis tournament in the world.
  3. The first Wimbledon was played in 1877.
  4. The longest tennis match took 11 hours and 5 minutes to complete. It was played between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut. Ultimately, John Isner triumphed with a score line of 6–4, 3–6, 6–7, (7–9), 7–6(7–3), 70–68 (final set).