Stats Corner: Longest Matches

What have been the longest matches so far in 2014, who has participated in them and where did they occur?

Published April 10, 2014 12:11

Stats Corner: Longest Matches
Maria Sharapova

The year is a quarter over, so it's a good time to review some of the noteworthy stats that have been compiled on the WTA. We have been analyzing a different stat each day this week. Today's category is match duration, and the chart below details the longest ones of 2014 (through last week's events):

Score Circumstance Duration
Sharapova d. Knapp 63 46 108 Australian Open 2r 3:28
Cornet d. Suárez Navarro 67(4) 75 63 Indian Wells 3r 3:26
Hantuchova d. Kar.Pliskova 63 36 1210 Australian Open 2r 3:13
Makarova d. Niculescu 57 76(3) 63 Indian Wells 2r 3:12
Suárez Navarro d. Voskoboeva 76(2) 36 86 Australian Open 2r 3:10
Cornet d. Petkovic 76(6) 57 63 Paris [Indoors] QF 3:03
King d. Glushko 46 75 63 Charleston 1r 3:03
Errani d. Cornet 76(3) 36 76(5) Paris [Indoors] SF 3:02
Rybarikova d. Schiavone 75 46 76(3) Doha 1r 3:01
Schmiedlova d. De Vroome 75 57 62 Miami 1r 3:01
Lepchenko d. Tomljanovic 64 67(4) 76(2) Miami 3r 3:00

Note: The longest match of 2013 was Bethanie Mattek-Sands' three-hour, 42-minute win over Anastasia Rodionova in the first round of Charleston.

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