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JOHN ISNER RUMORS & GOSSIP

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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Isner to face Philipp Kohlschreiber again at U.S. Open

  John Isner is back in the U.S. Open's third round, so that can only mean one thing for the highest-ranked American man: a match against Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber. The 13th-seeded Isner hit 30 aces and saved the only break point he faced in a 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 victory over 77th-ranked Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany on Thursday at Flushing Meadows. In a true -- and...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Isner beats fellow American Giron at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) John Isner, a former top American college player, beat this year's top American college player in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 13th-seeded Isner defeated Marcos Giron 7-6 (5), 6-2, 7-6 (2) on Tuesday. Giron earned his first spot in a Grand Slam tournament when he won the NCAA title for UCLA in May. The big-serving Isner didn't face a break point. He...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Winston-Salem Open: John Isner withdraws with ankle injury

  Top-seeded John Isner has withdrawn from his Winston-Salem Open quarterfinal against Lukas Rosol on Thursday because of a sprained ankle. Organizers say Isner injured his left ankle Wednesday night during his third-round victory over Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan. Isner won this tournament in 2011 and 2012. Rosol, a Czech who is seeded seventh, will play ninth-seeded Yen-Hsun...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Isner Among th Top Seeds in Action at Citi Open on Wednesday

John Isner By Dave Gertler (July 30, 2014) WASHINGTON, DC – The top seeds in the men’s draw at the Citi Open are all in action today, and with defending champion Juan Martin Del Potro still recovering from injury, as well as the pre-tournament withdrawal of would-be No.3 seed Grigor Dimitrov, fifth seeded American John Isner might be sensing the opportunity to finally raise the...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Isner to Meet Sela in Atlanta Open Final

John Isner By Herman Wood (July 26, 2014) ATLANTA – Young American Jack Sock took on veteran John Isner on Saturday at the BB&T Open in the first singles semifinal.  Hotlanta certainly was up to the nickname.  Conditions were compared to this year’s Australian Open, when players were understandably concerned.  The difference?  In Atlanta, the humidity combined with the...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Sock Knocks Out Top Seed John Isner at Newport

  Isner and Sock photo by Ben Solomon   By Dave Gertler   (July 11, 2014) NEWPORT – The second set of singles quarterfinals were played at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Friday in Newport, which will celebrate its 60th year by adding a new name to its list of champions. After Nicolas Mahut was taken out by Sam Groth in the first of yesterday’s quarterfinals, by...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

John Isner Leads Top Seeds into Newport Quarterfinals

John Isner By Dave Gertler (July 9, 2014) NEWPORT – Day Three of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport, Rhode Island, saw solid performances from top seeds, and expected results from the tournament’s big servers and grass court specialists.   The only minor upset of the day was Israel’s Dudi Sela ousting his higher-ranked opponent, No .8 seed Adrian Mannarino, in...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Isner upsets Djokovic, eyes return to Top 10

MASON, Ohio John Isner doesnt have any delusions of grandeur when it comes to his tennis game. He knows who he is. He knows when he plays the Novak Djokovics of the ATP tour he cant be ordinary. Simply put, hes a better tennis player than me. He just is. His record proves that, said Isner. But on any given day, I think I can beat anyone. Friday was such a day for Isner. The American...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Won’t John Isner Play on Clay?

By Yeshayahu Ginsburg John Isner is honestly baffling as a player. He has probably the best serve in the world. It is certainly one of the biggest, it is quite accurate, and his height allows him to do things with it that most others can’t. Even when compared to similar players like Milos Raonic or Kevin Anderson, Isner’s serve just seems more effective. So it would stand to...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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