The Wimbledon Tennis website congratulates Mike for achieving the word record and chats to him about his inspiration. Read the article here What a honour having some tennis fun with @LDavenport76 thank you #tennis pic.twitter.com/Xyv7UKZnfH — Marathon Tennis (@marathontennis) June 24, 2015
It has been confirmed that Mike is officially the World Record Holder for the most consecutive three set tennis matches. As you can see from the certificate Mike is officially amazing! The confirmation is now on the Guinness World Record website.
Mike completed 36 matches and beat the world record.
He is off court today for a well earned rest but back on Friday.
Charity tennis continues on Friday followed by a celebration party.
Competitors On Friday we have a 91 year old member of the club, Christine Channer playing against Mike, followed by one of our junior boys, 9 year old Angus Ritchie. Wheelchair tennis player Andrew Mcerlean – ex army and now top wheelchair tennis player. Chair Umpires Jane Harvey – former Gold Badge official and Wimbledon singles […]
We are pleased to announce that you can now reserve your place courtside to cheer Mike on. Bring your ticket and a minimum donation of £10.
There will be a big prize raffle draw on the Friday night after the tennis marathon event. You can get your tickets by attending the event as a spectator or from Hemingways Bar in Wimbledon Village. Prizes include:
Mike Mitchell was recently interviewed by SWL. TV
Mike sat down to talk with Darling Magazine about his experience in organising charity events, a bit about himself and of course about attempting to break the Guinness World Record by playing 34 single matches over 72 hours.
BBC Local news featured a Wimbledon bar manager is hoping to break a tennis record by playing the greatest number consecutive three-set singles tennis matches over 72-hours to raise money for the NSPCC, Tennis For Free and the Elena Baltacha Foundation.