Posted February 27, 2012 on AP on Fox

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 14: John Isner of USA plays a forehand during his quarter final match against Tommy Robredo of Spain at ASB Tennis Centre on January 14, 2010 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)
John Isner reached his first semifinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Bernard Tomic of Australia at the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships on Friday. In a swirling wind that annoyed players, Isner put up nine aces and won four of his nine service games at love in the 56-minute match. "I played well right from the get-go," Isner said. "When he has time, that's when he gets comfortable. So I wanted to keep the points short, which is what I want to do every match. "The wind was very, very tricky." Isner will play the winner of the Friday night quarterfinal between fourth seed Andy Roddick and seventh seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa. Dudi Sela of Israel reached the semifinals with a 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-0 win over fifth seed Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany. The 75th-ranked Sela reached his first ATP World Tour semifinal since the 2010 in Chennai, India. It's Sela's fourth career semifinal. His only final was at the 2008 tournament in Beijing, where he lost to Ro...
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