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Isner beats Mannarino to reach second round of Madrid Open

  John Isner of the United States beat Adrian Mannarino of France 7-6 (2), 6-4 to reach the second round of the Madrid Open on Monday. The 16th-seeded Isner will next play either Jeremy Chardy -- another Frenchman -- or Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil. In the women's competition, Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland eased past Casey Dellacqua of Australia to reach the third round. The ninth...
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Isner beats Mannarino to reach 2nd round of Madrid Open

MADRID (AP) John Isner of the United States beat Adrian Mannarino of France 7-6 (2), 6-4 to reach the second round of the Madrid Open on Monday. The 16th-seeded Isner will next play either Jeremy Chardy - another Frenchman - or Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil. In the women's competition, Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland eased past Casey Dellacqua of Australia to reach the third round. The...
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Only ATP World Tour Clay Event On U.S. Soil Resides In Houston

The 2015 ATP World Tour stops in Houston this afternoon, with sets to begin at 12:00 noon.  The victor of last seasons singles, Fernando Verdasco, will look to repeat again as he is seeded No. 6. This historic venue is home to the only ATP World Tour event on U.S. soil that is played on clay.  The 2015 Houston edition features singles stars American’s John Isner and Sam Querrey...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic outserves Isner to win Miami Open semifinal

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Two hours before the Miami Open semifinal, Novak Djokovic practiced his returns in an empty stadium, the ball coming at him quickly because his hitting partner stood several feet inside the baseline to emulate big-serving John Isner. The drill helped. Djokovic achieved a breakthrough service break against Isner and won Friday night, 7-6 (3), 6-2. ''He's...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Murray reach Indian Wells quarterfinals

  Novak Djokovic defeated John Isner 6-4, 7-6 (5) to reach the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday night in pursuit of his fourth career title in the desert. The world's top-ranked player raced through the first set in 30 minutes, then rallied to get into a tiebreaker against the big-serving Isner. All eight of their meetings have included at least one tiebreaker...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Murray beats Isner as Britain ousts USA in Round 1

GLASGOW, Scotland -- Andy Murray has won some of the biggest titles in tennis with grand-slam victories at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, and a gold medal at his home Olympic Games. Unlikely as it seems, more success could be around the corner in the Davis Cup for Britain's top player. Murray jumped up and down with his jubilant teammates in a celebration huddle after beating John...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Britain takes unassailable 3-1 lead over US in Davis Cup

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Andy Murray beat John Isner in straight sets to give Britain an unassailable 3-1 lead in the Davis Cup on Sunday. The fifth-ranked Murray overcame a wobbly start in the first reverse singles to win 7-6 (4), 6-3, 7-6 (4) at Emirates Arena and clinch a first-round victory over the Americans for the second straight year. Britain will host France in the quarterfinals...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Bryan brothers win to keep US alive vs. Britain

GLASGOW, Scotland -- Bob and Mike Bryan kept the United States alive in its Davis Cup first-round tie against Britain, holding off a comeback by Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot to win Saturday's doubles in five sets. The 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-7 (8), 9-7 victory by the Californian brothers reduced the Americans' deficit to 2-1, and took the World Group match to a third and final day. It...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

James Ward's Ted Baker kit nearly steals Davis Cup show

Great Britain's James Ward began his Davis Cup contest against John Isner on Friday in a very loud, very blue, very paisley ensemble. And his game almost matched. In January, the No. 195-ranked Ward formed a bond with London designer Ted Baker, otherwise known as Ray Kelvin. "I'm not sponsoring him, I'm not supplying him, I'm just looking after him," Kelvin told Telegraph Sport in...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Murray to play D. Young as U.S., Britain clash

GLASGOW, Scotland -- Andy Murray, playing in his native Scotland for the first time since winning Wimbledon in 2013, will face Donald Young in the opening singles Friday when Britain hosts the Unites States in the first round of the Davis Cup. John Isner, the highest-ranked U.S. player at No. 20, will play James Ward in the second match at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. The draw...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

John Isner, Gael Monfils withdraw from Heineken Open

  Defending champion John Isner has withdrawn from next week's Heinken Tennis Open in Auckland citing tiredness. Frenchman Gael Monfils has also withdrawn from the tournament at late notice for personal reasons. Isner is currently partnering Serena Williams as the United States team at the Hopman Cup mixed teams event in Perth and will play in Saturday's final after playing 13 sets...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Isner, Monfils withdraw from Heineken Open

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) Defending champion John Isner has withdrawn from next week's Heinken Tennis Open in Auckland citing tiredness. Frenchman Gael Monfils has also withdrawn from the tournament at late notice for personal reasons. Isner is currently partnering Serena Williams as the United States team at the Hopman Cup mixed teams event in Perth and will play in Saturday's...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Kyrgios out of Hopman Cup with back injury

PERTH, Australia (AP) Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the Australian team at the Hopman Cup because of a back injury and has been replaced by Matthew Ebden. Kyrgios, who beat Rafael Nadal in the fourth round at Wimbledon in July, also planned to play in the Sydney International before the Australian Open begins on Jan. 19 but this is now uncertain. Ebden will be partnered by Casey...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

John Isner makes changes to his coaching staff

A 13 time ATP doubles tour champion, a dedicated member on the ATP board of directors, and a part time analyst for the Tennis Channel, Justin Gimelstob will now coach John Isner. ‘Tis the season to revise each player’s coaching staff. John Isner is taking a page out of Andy Murray’s book and hiring a new coach. The top-ranked American man has signed an agreement that names...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 bright sides of the St. Louis Rams going 8-8

Welp. The Rams’ 12-6 loss last night to the visiting Arizona Cardinals gave them their eighth loss of the season and guaranteed that they will yet again fail to get over that elusive .500 hump. Whether they win their final two games against the New York Giants and Seattle Seahawks and reach 8-8 or not, there will still be plenty of positives to take away from the season. With that...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014 American tennis season draws to a close

John Isner was defeated in the second round of the BNP Paribas Masters by Gael Monfils. All three American men entered in the BNP Paribas Masters tournament fell in the second round on Wednesday. Jack Sock, Sam Querrey and John Isner were all sent packing after being dealt tough losses. This marks another mediocre American men’s tennis season. No American man qualified for the...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Robredo beats Isner in straight sets at Valencia

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) Tommy Robredo advanced to the second round of the Valencia Open by beating fifth-seeded John Isner 7-6 (3), 6-3 Tuesday. Robredo saved five break points to force a first-set tiebreaker, which he dominated and won after the American netted a forehand. In the second set, Robredo had no unforced errors and broke Isner before serving out the match at love. The Spaniard...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Britain to face US in 1st round of Davis Cup again

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Britain will host the United States in a first-round rematch in next year's Davis Cup. Led by Andy Murray, Britain upset the Americans - playing without the injured John Isner - 3-1 last year in San Diego. The two sides were drawn on Thursday to face each other again in the World Group opening round from March 6-8. Britain is the home team and has...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: John Isner, Sam Querrey win in dominant display over Slovakia

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- John Isner and Sam Querrey won their singles matches Sunday as the U.S. completed a 5-0 sweep of Slovakia in the Davis Cup World Group playoff. Isner captured the final nine games and beat Lukas Lacko 6-3, 6-0. Querrey then defeated Norbert Gombos 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, giving both Americans their second victories of the tie. Entering play Sunday, the U.S. had already...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Isner rolls past Lacko in Davis Cup

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) American John Isner won the final nine games and beat Slovakia's Lukas Lacko 6-3, 6-0 Sunday on the final day of the Davis Cup World Group playoff. The U.S. had already won the first three matches to clinch the series, assuring a spot in the 2015 World Group. Isner's 43-minute victory put the Americans ahead 4-0 in the best-five playoff. The U.S. won all...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryan brothers clinch USA's Davis Cup playoff against Slovakia

Americans Bob and Mike Bryan routed Norbert Gombos and Lukas Lacko 6-1, 6-2, 6-1 Saturday in doubles to clinch the Davis Cup World Group playoff against Slovakia. The U.S. secured its spot in the 2015 World Group as the Bryans' lopsided victory followed singles wins Friday night by John Isner and Sam Querrey. The Bryans capped a remarkable week of tennis. They captured the U.S. Open...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryan brothers clinch Davis Cup matchup for US

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) Americans Bob and Mike Bryan routed Norbert Gombos and Lukas Lacko 6-1, 6-2, 6-1 Saturday in doubles to clinch the Davis Cup World Group playoff against Slovakia. The U.S. secured its spot in the 2015 World Group as the Bryans' lopsided victory followed singles wins Friday night by John Isner and Sam Querrey. The Bryans capped a remarkable week of tennis...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Isner wins to give U.S. 1-0 lead over Slovakia

  John Isner used his thundering serve Friday night to beat Norbert Gombos 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 and give the U.S. a 1-0 lead over Slovakia in their Davis Cup World Group playoff. The 6-foot-10 Isner, ranked 16th in the world, hit 29 aces on the hard court at the Sears Centre, a facility about 30 miles northwest of Chicago. Gombos, ranked 126th, was a surprise choice as Slovakia's No...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Isner, US take 1-0 lead over Slovakia in Davis Cup

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) John Isner used his thundering serve Friday night to beat Norbert Gombos 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 and give the U.S. a 1-0 lead over Slovakia in their Davis Cup World Group playoff. The 6-foot-10 Isner, ranked 16th in the world, hit 29 aces on the hard court at the Sears Centre, a facility about 30 miles northwest of Chicago. Gombos, ranked 126th, was a surprise...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

What to watch at US Open: Isner-Kohlschreiber III

NEW YORK (AP) John Isner is not the sort to study a lot of video of past matches in order to prepare for an upcoming opponent. If the highest-ranked American man wanted to, he'd have plenty of material in order to prepare for the task he faces Saturday: facing 22nd-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in the third round of the U.S. Open. This is, after all, the third consecutive...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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