It was painful to watch at times, but Kei Nishikori's 5-7, 7-6, 3-6, 7-6, 6-1 victory over No. 11 Marin Cilic in the second round of the 2010 U.S. Open was a pretty incredible result. The match came in a minute short of five hours, an insane amount of time to be playing on a scorching hot afternoon.
"It was hot today," Nishikori said afterward. "But you know, feeling good now."
Both players didn't look like they could move toward the end. It wasn't pretty: Cilic made 93 unforced errors; Nishikori made 77.