Vicki Nelson-Dunbar

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Vicki Nelson-Dunbar (born September 25, 1962) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. During her career she won one top-level singles title (at São Paulo in 1986), and reached the fourth round of the US Open in 1982.

Nelson-Dunbar holds the record for participating in the longest women's tennis match against Jean Hepner which lasted six hours and 31 minutes.[1] This match featured the longest rally in tennis history, a 643-shot rally that lasted 29 minutes.[2] The game occurred on September 24, 1984 at a tournament in Richmond, Virginia.

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  1. ^ Baker, Andrew (May 26, 2004). "Marathon men rally to record". Telegraph. London. Retrieved 2008-11-20.
  2. ^ Seminara, Dave (September 23, 2009). "The Day They Belabored the Point". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-09-23.

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