FIt was in January 2024 when the ATP and the WTA issued a unified statement to try to regulate the start and end times of the matches. To avoid disco schedules, no more than five games per day could be scheduled per court..

In the ‘Grand Slam’, for example, since the 2023 US Open, four were played on the main court. The Australian Open repeated the script and that was the intention of Roland Garros until the rain appeared.

On the seventh day of competition, marked for another day by bad weather, The tournament management scheduled five matches at the Philippe Chatrier, including the continuation of the one starring Grigor Dimitrov and Zizou Bergs.

Novak Djokovic and Lorenzo Musetti, who were to start at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, they did it almost at 11:00 p.m.. Conclusion, that their duel lasted for 4 hours and 29 minutes and ended at seven minutes past three in the morning on Sunday.

The match is in the top 10 of those that ended later in the history of tennis. That particular ranking is led by the Acapulco 2022 match between Alexander Zverev and Jason Brooksby, which concluded almost at five in the morning.

The matches that have ended the latest in the history of tennis

Acapulco 2022 Alexander Zverev-Jason Brooksby 04:54

Australian Open 2008 Lleyton Hewitt – Mark Baghdatis 04:34

Open de Australia 2023 Andy Murray-Thanasi Kokkinakis 04:05

Copa Davis 2019 Sam Querrey/Jack Sock-Fabio Fognini Simone Bolelli 04:04

Open de Australia 2024 Daniil Medvedev-Emil Ruusuvuori 3:39

Australian Open 2007 Andreas Seppi-Bobby Reynolds 3:34

Tokio 2006 Benjamin Becker-Jiri Novak 3:24

Rio de Janeiro 2015 Rafael Nadal-Pablo Cuevas 3:18

Roland Garros 2024 Novak Djokovic-Lorenzo Musetti 3:07

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