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Marathon man Isner quits Wimbledon after injury

John Isner (C) receives attention to his knee during his match against Adrian Mannarino, June 26, 2013
US player John Isner (C) receives attention to his knee after suffering an injury after two games during his second round match against France's Adrian Mannarino at the Wimbledon Championships in southwest London on June 26, 2013. Isner, who played in the

Wimbledon marathon man John Isner, who played in the longest match in history at the All England Club in 2010, was forced to quit his second round match after just two games on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old 18th seeded American had to retire against France's Adrian Mannarino with the score at 1-1 in the first set after he injured his knee while serving.

Isner famously defeated Nicolas Mahut at Wimbledon in 2010 in a tie that lasted 11 hours and 5 minutes over the course of three days.

The final set finished at 70-68 in his favour.

Mannarino goes on to face either former champion Lleyton Hewitt or Dustin Brown for a place in the last 16.

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