Fantastic photo shows height difference between 23rd-ranked John Isner and the unranked Israeli player who beat him at Wimbledon

32-year-old unranked Israeli tennis player Dudi Sela knocked off 23rd-ranked American John Isner in five sets at Wimbledon on Thursday.

Afterward, as is customary, the two players met at the net to shake hands, and the significant difference in size was evident.

Selia is 5-foot-9, fairly normal for the average man, while Isner is a towering 6-foot-10, according to ESPN.

The difference is jarring.

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Though Isner appears to be on his toes in that photo, Sela then tried to meet him, standing on his tippy-toes to even out the difference.

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It’s not the first time Sela has had fun at his own expense. After losing to 6-foot-11 Ivo Karlovic at the Claro Open in 2014, Sela grabbed a chair to meet his opponent at the net.



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