Jo-Wilfried Tsonga edged an epic five-set tussle over John Isner, winning the final set 19-17 in a thrilling match at Wimbledon on Sunday. Frenchman Tsonga came from two sets down to win 6-7 (3-7) 3-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 19-17 over four hours and 24 minutes -- the last set alone lasting over two hours -- and set up a fourth-round clash with compatriot Richard Gasquet. For Isner, it was another marathon affair at the All-England Club, only this time the American was on the wrong side of the end result.

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Isner took part in the longest ever match when he defeated Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the fifth set at Wimbledon in 2010.

Resuming following Saturday’s rain-disrupted play, Tsonga took to the court full of life on Sunday and dominated the fourth set to take the match into a decider. Neither player was able to make in-roads on their opponent’s serve over the first 31 games of the final set, until Isner earned a match-point opportunity while leading 16-15.

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The 12th-seeded Tsonga saw off the threat with aplomb, before finally earning the decisive break 16 minutes later, jumping into the air in celebration after a backhand volley carried him through to the next round. Tsonga now holds a 15-7 winning record in five-set matches, including six wins from as many attempts at Wimbledon, while Isner drops to 6-15.

Kyrgios test awaits Murray, Berdych progresses 

In other matches played on Sunday, 15th seed Nick Kyrgios ousted Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in four sets to set up a last-16 clash against hometown hero and 2013 champion Andy Murray. Murray has won all four of his previous meetings with the controversial Australian.

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Gasquet came from a set down to earn a win over Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas, as did fellow Frenchman Lucas Pouille, who also ended big-serving Argentine Juan Martin del Potro's campaign in four sets. Meanwhile, 10th seed Thomas Berdych was too strong for German teenager Alexander Zverev. He goes on to face Czech compatriot Jiri Vesely, who ousted Portugal's Joao Sousa, for a place in the quarter-finals.

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