Guinness World Record Attempt - Most Consecutive Tennis Matches Played

By The Mike Wisner Tennis Challenge, PRNE
Tuesday, June 21, 2011

LONDON, June 22, 2011 -


Event to Coincide With Wimbledon
Championships - 100% of Proceeds to go

With Photo

This summer, endurance athlete href="">Mike Wisner will attempt to
break the Guinness World Record for the greatest number of
three-set tennis matches played in succession. Guinness World
Records have set the record at 20, but Wisner will attempt to play
at least 25 consecutive games of tennis on grass, clay and hard
courts against opposition made up of celebrities and local players.
He will pit his considerable skills against Sam and Holly Branson,
children of Sir Richard Branson, amongst others.

Editor-in-chief at Guinness World Records, Craig Glenday, said:
“To set a new Guinness World Record, Mike will have to complete 20
three-set tennis matches in succession.  This will be a great
personal test of endurance and we’d like to wish Mike the very best
of luck.”

Event Details

Venue - The National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane,
Roehampton, London, SW15 5JQ

Date - 0700 Tuesday 28th June - c. 1700
Wednesday 29th June 2011.  

The Mike Wisner Tennis Challenge is a thrilling personal
endurance event, a charitable fundraising occasion and a
record-breaking attempt. The event is in collaboration with, and in
support of, the charity Right
to Play. Their mission is: to improve the lives of
children in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the world by
using the power of sport and play for development, health and

Through sponsorship, donations and fundraising at the event
itself, it is hoped in excess of £20,000 will be raised for the
charity. 100% of the proceeds of this event will go directly to
Right to Play.

Mike Wisner is passionate about Right to Play’s mission and
hopes that, “through doing something eye-catching and pushing my
body and mind to the limit, I can help raise awareness and funds
for a very worthy cause. Sport has been a huge part of my life, it
helps give you many of the skills you need - no child should be
denied the opportunity to benefit from sport.”

The Mike Wisner Tennis Challenge will take place during the
annual British peak in interest in tennis - the second week of the
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. It is hoped that this
heightened period of interest in the sport will enable Wisner to
achieve the main goal of raising money for Right to Play.

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For more information contact: Mike Wisner, +44(0)7932-638-260,


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