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John Isner wins Hall of Fame tourney on Newport’s hot grass

Top-seeded John Isner used his blistering serve to overcome scorching conditions and win a title for the fourth time on Newport’s grass courts, beating No. 7 seed Alexander Bublik 7-6 …


UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019, 11:15 p.m.

Roger Federer wins 101st title, beating John Isner in Miami Open final

Roger Federer became tennis’ first repeat champion of 2019 when he won his 101st career title Sunday, beating a hobbled John Isner in the Miami Open final, 6-1, 6-4.


Top-ranked Novak Djokovic advances to fourth round at Miami Open

Novak Djokovic pulled a spare ball from his pocket, angrily whacked it against the backstop and then pounded his uncooperative racket into the concrete. He lost his temper, but not …


Serena Williams hits 18 aces in U.S. Open win

Serena Williams reached the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows for a 10th consecutive appearance – she wasn’t there last year because she gave birth to her daughter during the tournament – …


UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 8:18 p.m.

John Isner opens with win in bid for 5th Atlanta Open title

Top-seeded John Isner opened his bid for a fifth Atlanta Open title, beating Alex de Minaur of Australia 6-3, 6-2. Isner is the defending champion at Atlantic Station and also …


UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 3:45 p.m.

Kevin Anderson tops John Isner 26-24 at Wimbledon; other semifinal suspended

Kevin Anderson edged John Isner 26-24 in the fifth set of the second-longest match in Wimbledon history to reach the final. Anderson will have to wait to find out who …


John Isner earns biggest win, beating Alexander Zverev in Miami Open final

John Isner punctuated his unexpected run to the Miami Open title with a surprising display of agility, dancing across the court while basking in a breakthrough.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 5:32 p.m.

Venus Williams improves to 19-0 in U.S. Open’s first round

Venus Williams stayed in the crowded hunt for the No. 1 ranking – even though she had no idea that she has a shot at that spot.


John Isner beats Ryan Harrison to win 4th Atlanta Open title

John Isner rode an overpowering service game to his fourth Atlanta Open title and second consecutive ATP tournament, beating fellow American Ryan Harrison 7-6 (6), 7-6 (7) on Sunday before …


John Isner, Ryan Harrison advance to Atlanta Open final

ATLANTA – Second-seeded John Isner beat third-seeded Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the BB&T Atlanta Open final for the fifth straight year and the seventh …


Davis Cup: American Jack Sock to play Aussie Jordan Thompson to open QF

American No. 1 Jack Sock will play Australia’s Jordan Thompson to open their Davis Cup quarterfinal on Friday, followed by Nick Kyrgios’ match against John Isner. The match will be …


Murray celebrates rise to the top with Paris Masters title

Celebrating the best season of his career, Andy Murray cemented his rise to No. 1 by beating John Isner 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-4 Sunday to win the Paris Masters for …


John Isner, highest-ranked U.S. man, not on Davis Cup team

The highest-ranked American man, John Isner, is not part of the roster for the U.S. Davis Cup team that will play at Uzbekistan on Sept. 18-20. Captain Jim Courier announced …


U.S. Open: John Isner, last of American men, eliminated

Once again, John Isner’s trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage. And once again, …


Isner beats Mahut 70-68 in final set at Wimbledon

John Isner has won the longest tennis match on record by beating Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the final set at Wimbledon.