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John Isner Saves Two Match Points in Win over Robby Ginepri

By Herman Wood (July 24, 2014) ATLANTA – It was a showdown of Americans with local ties tonight at the BB&T Atlanta Open.  Former University of Georgia standout, top ranked American, and number one seed John Isner took on local Robby Ginepri, from just up I-75 in Marietta, now Kennesaw.  It was their fourth meeting, with Isner holding the edge, 2-1. Ginepri, currently ranked...
Via Tennis Panorama
13 hours ago  |  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...
Via Tennis Panorama
13 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Seed Isner Advances, Hewitt Guts Out a Win Over Harrison

  John Isner By Dave Gertler (July 8, 2014) NEWPORT – Tuesday was always going to be an exciting day at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport, Rhode Island, with a defending champion, No.1 seed, and a dual grand slam champion in action. All three – Nicolas Mahut, John Isner and Lleyton Hewitt respectively – would advance through their matches to round two, but it...
Via Tennis Panorama
16 days ago  |  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

Isner reaches quarterfinals in Newport

Two-time defending champ John Isner advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships by beating Adrian Mannarino of France 6-0, 7-6 (7) on Wednesday. The 6-foot-9 Isner served 13 aces in the match that lasted just 59 minutes on Newport's grass courts. It was a Wimbledon rematch for the pair. Isner retired in the third game of the previous match last...
Via AP on Fox
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Isner advances to Delray semis

Reversing the result of their semifinal here a year ago, John Isner on Friday served his way past defending champion Kevin Anderson 6-2, 7-6 on a chilly night in the quarterfinals of the Delray Beach International. It was a morale-boosting win for the 6-foot-9 American, whose confidence does not always match his stature on a tennis court. Forced to miss the Australian Open with...
Via Fox Sports
March 02, 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

Isner out of Australian Open with injured knee

John Isner has withdrawn from the Australian Open due to a knee injury, leaving No. 22 Sam Querry as the highest-ranked U.S. man at the season's first Grand Slam tournament. Isner, who spent 18 weeks in the top 10 before finishing last year at No. 14, injured his right knee at the Hopman Cup last week and had to withdraw from the international mixed team competition. He lost...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Frenchman outlasts Isner in marathon

John Isner pulled it out at Wimbledon, but this one at the French Open was beyond him. At 9:12 p.m. Paris time Thursday, in the gathering gloom of the Philippe Chatrier Center Court, Isner hit a forehand fractionally wide on the sixth match point he was being asked to save. The victory, after 5 hours, 41 minutes, went to wild card Paul-Henri Mathieu, a Frenchman who knows all about...
Via Fox Sports
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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