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JOHN ISNER RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
2 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Quarterfinal day at the BB&T Atlanta Open

    John Isner By Herman Wood (July 25, 2014) ATLANTA – Americans and best buddies Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey got things going on Friday.  Yes, they already played- each other.  On Friday, they took on Santiago Gonzalez and Scott Lipsky in doubles.  It was a tight match, with the American pair winning 7-6 (2), 7-5.  On an interesting strategic note, Querrey lined up in...
Via Tennis Panorama
7 days 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
21 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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