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JOHN ISNER RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Latest: Isner advances to Australian Open 3rd round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The latest from the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local): 1:50 p.m. John Isner is back in the third round at Melbourne Park for the fifth time in seven years following a 6-3, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (2) win over Marcel Granollers of Spain. The 10th-seeded Isner had 20 aces and 53 winners in the match, and also won 33 of his 44 approaches to net. He was one...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Resurrection of American men’s tennis

Ever since Andre Agassi’s retirement in 2006, there has been rising concern over the state of American men’s tennis. Sure, Andy Roddick won a US Open title in 2003, but the next Sampras, McEnroe or Connors has yet to surface. As the decade progressed, it became clear that the country was lacking in top tennis talent. Now that Roddick has retired, there are no American men ranked...
Via The Sports Quotient
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wimbledon marathon man Isner has latest match suspended at 10-10 in fifth set

John Isner is working overtime at Wimbledon yet again. The American, who famously beat France's Nicolas Mahut in a 70-68 fifth set at the All England Club in 2010, had his third-round match Friday with reigning U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic suspended due to darkness with the players tied 10-10 in the final set. Isner won the second and fourth sets via tiebreaker. Cilic won the first...
Via Fox Sports
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennis: Importance of Isner’s third-round at Wimbledon

American John Isner has never made it past the third round in his six Wimbledon appearances. This year, he’s looking to change that, and be remembered for something better than his ridiculously long match against Nicolas Mahut, when they played five sets for a total of 11 hours and 5 minutes. John Isner-Nicolas Mahut Wimbledon The three day match has been Isner’s defining...
Via isportsweb.com
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Americans Jack Sock, John Isner Oust Competition On Clay At French Open

PARIS — Ah, the French Open, the time of year when a certain question is asked repeatedly by American tennis fans: Why can’t the country’s players, particularly the men, find success on red clay? Now comes along Jack Sock, a 22-year-old born in Nebraska and currently residing in Florida, who unabashedly calls the slow stuff “my favorite surface.” “This just suits my game...
Via NESN.com
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

John Isner makes changes to his coaching staff

A 13 time ATP doubles tour champion, a dedicated member on the ATP board of directors, and a part time analyst for the Tennis Channel, Justin Gimelstob will now coach John Isner. ‘Tis the season to revise each player’s coaching staff. John Isner is taking a page out of Andy Murray’s book and hiring a new coach. The top-ranked American man has signed an agreement that names...
Via isportsweb.com
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

John Isner drops out of Australian Open with foot injury

American John Isner has retired from his first-round match at the Australian Open with a foot injury after losing the first two sets to Slovakian Martin Klizan 6-2, 7-6 (6). The 13th-seeded Isner was up 4-0 in the second-set tiebreak Tuesday before Klizan came back to capture the set. Isner quit in the first game of the third set while trailing 30-0. Isner injured his right ankle...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephens, Isner each confident of playing in Australian Open

Americans Sloane Stephens and John Isner are confident of playing in the Australian Open despite withdrawing from their final Hopman Cup matches against the Czech Republic with injuries. Stephens retired Friday with a sore left wrist after losing the first set of her match to Petra Kvitova 6-3. She'll have scans to rule out any serious injury and plans to compete at next week's...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephens, Isner hope to be OK for Australian Open

Americans Sloane Stephens and John Isner are confident of playing in the Australian Open despite withdrawing from their final Hopman Cup matches against the Czech Republic with injuries. Stephens retired Friday with a sore left wrist after losing the first set of her match to Petra Kvitova 6-3. She'll have scans to rule out any serious injury and plans to compete at next week's...
Via Associated Press
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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