Another Olympics tennis record

Earlier in the Olympics a new record was set for longest set in Olympics history, when the third set of Jo-Wilifried Tsonga's defeat of Milos Raonic went 48 games.<BR><BR>Friday (Aug. 3), Roger Federer's defeat of Juan Martin del Potro set a new Olympics record for longest match, at 4 hours, 26 minutes. Federer advanced to the gold medal match with the win.<Br><BR>-- <i><a href="http://twitter.com/andrealeigh203">Andrea Reiher</a>, <a href="http://www.zap2it.com">Zap2it</a></i>

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Earlier in the Olympics a new record was set for longest set in Olympics history, when the third set of Jo-Wilifried Tsonga's defeat of Milos Raonic went 48 games.

Friday (Aug. 3), Roger Federer's defeat of Juan Martin del Potro set a new Olympics record for longest match, at 4 hours, 26 minutes. Federer advanced to the gold medal match with the win.

-- Andrea Reiher, Zap2it

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