Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 7/27/14

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 14: John Isner of USA plays a forehand during his quarter final match against Tommy Robredo of Spain at ASB Tennis Centre on January 14, 2010 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)
PARIS (AP) -- Playing in another marathon match at a Grand Slam tournament, John Isner lost to Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 18-16 in the second round of the French Open. The match lasted 5 hours, 41 minutes. The last set alone took 2:28. Isner won the longest match in tennis history two years ago, beating Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the fifth set at Wimbledon. Thursday's match was the second-longest by time in French Open history. The record is 6:33.
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