While most people are focusing on World Cup football and its pampered celebrity players, the stuff of legends was being played out on a Wimbledon tennis court by two virtual unknowns.
The longest tennis match in history provides us with a compelling lesson on commitment to the cause no matter what the odds.
According to the Busted Racquet blog:
Epic doesn’t even begin to cover it.
After 10 hours, 163 games and almost 1,000 points, American John Isner and Frenchman Nicolas Mahut were locked at 59-59 in the fifth set of their historic first-round match at Wimbledon when play was suspended for the second straight day due to darkness.
The amazing story of their match – which is still not yet over – can be found here