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The Prince tennis tour bus has been taking in a little cul-chah, hitting some of Paris' hot spots over the course of the first week of the French Open. So far John Isner, bros Bryan, David Ferrer, Xavier Malisse and Lucas Pouille have visited the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Jardins du Luxembourg and Moulin Rouge. More fun ahead over the next couple of days. A few shots from the adventure: Last stops are Friday May 31 on the Champs-Elysees and Saturday, June 1 around the tournament venue.
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John Isner ended his six-match losing streak in five-setters, coming back to beat Ryan Harrison 5-7, 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-1, 8-6 in all-American matchup in the French Open's second round.
It's the first time in Isner's career he has come back to win a match after dropping the first two sets.
The 19th-seeded Isner - best known for winning the longest match in tennis history...
John Isner's career, so far anyway, is defined by what he's done in five-set matches.
Mainly, of course, the all-sorts-of-records-breaking 70-68 win at Wimbledon in 2010. He's also the only man to push seven-time champion Rafael Nadal the distance at the French Open, in 2011's first round. And Isner's 18-16 loss at Roland Garros a year ago was part of a rough...
David Ferrer reached the quarterfinals for the sixth Grand Slam in a row by beating Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-1, 6-1 Sunday at the French Open.
Ferrer, seeded No. 4, converted six of 17 break-point chances, held every service game and committed only 11 unforced errors to 41 for Anderson, seeded No. 23.
When the Spaniard closed out the victory, he looked to the blue sky and raised both...
(May 31, 2013) American John Isner ended his six-match losing streak in five-set match, and for the first time in his career came back from two sets to none down to top countryman Ryan Harrison 5-7, 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-1, 8-6 to move into the French Open third round on Friday. The No. 19 see [...]
After letting 12 match points - 12! - slip away in the fourth set, 35-year-old Tommy Haas came back from a break down in the fifth and beat John Isner 7-5, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-7 (10), 10-8 at the French Open on Saturday.
The match lasted 4 hours, 37 minutes. That's nothing, of course, compared to the 11-plus hours Isner played across three days during a record-breaking victory that...
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Tommy Robredo after his win over Gael Monfils
Shot of the Day: Newly-resurgent Spaniard Tommy Rebredo collapses on the court from exhaustion after his 3 hour 46 minute match against Frenchman Gael Monfils. Robredo came back from two sets down to win it 2-6, 6-7(5), 6-2, 7-6(3...