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While You Were Playing…

American-born John Isner defeated Frenchman Nicholas Mahut in an eleven-hour marathon tennis match that finally reached its conclusion on Thursday morning.

The epic battle destroyed the record books for longest tennis ever — besting the previous longest match by nearly five hours — and had to be suspended twice — once on Tuesday night, and again on Wednesday night — due to darkness.

Since Isner and Mahut commenced their test of wills on Tuesday morning, I’ve been tabulating all the things I have accomplished while they were merely playing tennis. Let’s begin.

Tuesday morning

-Woke up at 7:30. Got out of bed. Went to the bathroom. Stood in front of the mirror. Uttered a four-letter word.

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