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JOHN ISNER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Davis Cup: John Isner, Sam Querrey win in dominant display over Slovakia

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- John Isner and Sam Querrey won their singles matches Sunday as the U.S. completed a 5-0 sweep of Slovakia in the Davis Cup World Group playoff. Isner captured the final nine games and beat Lukas Lacko 6-3, 6-0. Querrey then defeated Norbert Gombos 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, giving both Americans their second victories of the tie. Entering play Sunday, the U.S. had already...
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Isner rolls past Lacko in Davis Cup

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) American John Isner won the final nine games and beat Slovakia's Lukas Lacko 6-3, 6-0 Sunday on the final day of the Davis Cup World Group playoff. The U.S. had already won the first three matches to clinch the series, assuring a spot in the 2015 World Group. Isner's 43-minute victory put the Americans ahead 4-0 in the best-five playoff. The U...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

DAVIS CUP: U.S. IN CONTROL OVER SLOVAKIA Isner, Querrey lead Americans to 2-0 lead in World Group Play-off

DAVIS CUP: U.S. IN CONTROL OVER SLOVAKIA Isner, Querrey lead Americans to 2-0 lead in World Group Play-off By Junior Williams (September 12, 2014) HOFFMAN ESTATES, Illinois – Hours before the United States took on Slovakia at the Davis Cup World Group Play-off, U.S. captain Jim Courier was upbeat about his team’s prospects – telling a fan, “We’re ready for battle.”...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Isner wins to give U.S. 1-0 lead over Slovakia

  John Isner used his thundering serve Friday night to beat Norbert Gombos 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 and give the U.S. a 1-0 lead over Slovakia in their Davis Cup World Group playoff. The 6-foot-10 Isner, ranked 16th in the world, hit 29 aces on the hard court at the Sears Centre, a facility about 30 miles northwest of Chicago. Gombos, ranked 126th, was a surprise choice as Slovakia'...
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Isner, US take 1-0 lead over Slovakia in Davis Cup

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) John Isner used his thundering serve Friday night to beat Norbert Gombos 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 and give the U.S. a 1-0 lead over Slovakia in their Davis Cup World Group playoff. The 6-foot-10 Isner, ranked 16th in the world, hit 29 aces on the hard court at the Sears Centre, a facility about 30 miles northwest of Chicago. Gombos, ranked 126th, was a surprise...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Isner Discusses College Tennis Rule Change and Upcoming Davis Cup Tie

#454036770 / gettyimages.com By Karen Pestaina (August 23, 2014) NEW YORK, NY – John Isner was one of the four tennis pros in attendance along with 150 people at the “Party with Pros event,” a part of Taste of Tennis Week, at the Measure Lounge of the Langham Place Fifth Avenue Hotel in Manhattan produced by AYS. I asked the 29-year-old Isner who played college tennis at the...
Via Tennis Panorama
27 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...
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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...
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July 27, 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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