John Isner out of US clay championship with injured foot

Tennis 04/04/19, 11:31

No. 1 seed John Isner has withdrawn ahead of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship because of an injured foot.Isner was hurt in the final of the Miami Open last week while playing Roger Federer. Isner has played in the U.S. Clay Court Championship every year since 2008 and won ...

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

Sports 03/31/19, 13:53

Roger Federer became tennis' first repeat champion of 2019 when he won his 101st career title Sunday by beating defending champion John Isner in the Miami Open final, 6-1, 6-4.Federer neutralized Isner's big serve and won 32 of 35 points on his own serve. The 6-foot-10 Isner scrambled so desperately ...

Defending champion John Isner back in Miami Open final

Sports 03/29/19, 14:39

Defending champion John Isner earned a return trip to the Miami Open final by hitting 21 aces and defeating 18-year-old Canadian qualifier Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) on Friday.The 33-year-old Isner won his only ATP Masters title a year ago. His opponent Sunday will be the winner of the ...

Auger-Aliassime, 18, making a splash at soggy Miami Open

Sports 03/28/19, 16:06

It's fair to say that Felix Auger-Aliassime is a surprise semifinalist at the Miami Open.It's fair — because he's even surprising himself.The 18-year-old Canadian will face 33-year-old American big-server John Isner, the defending champion. Auger-Aliassime is the youngest player left in a tournament where plenty of youngsters have made splashes, ...

Isner tops Edmund, reaches Miami Open quarterfinals

Sports 03/26/19, 15:07

Defending champion John Isner advanced to the Miami Open quarterfinals with a 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) win over 19th-seeded Kyle Edmund on Tuesday.Isner pounded 17 aces and lost one service game in the match. He surrendered the ninth game of the first set at love.He's now won nine straight matches ...

Defending champion Isner advances to 4th round at Miami Open

Tennis 03/24/19, 13:29

John Isner was broken in the first game but held thereafter and hit 16 aces to beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-5, 7-6 (6) Sunday in the third round of the Miami Open.Isner, now 33, won the biggest title of his career in the tournament a year ago. He is seeded seventh ...

Isner upset by Opelka in 4 tiebreakers at Australian Open

Sports 01/14/19, 04:20

It was a bit as if John Isner was looking at a mirror-image across the net at the Australian Open on Monday, facing that rare guy who's actually a tad taller than he is and can smack serves nearly as well.And so it was that, even though he hit more ...

Roddick returns for exhibition match to start New York Open

Tennis 12/12/18, 08:29

Andy Roddick is trying to get his shoulder ready, hoping he can still bring the high heat on serve.The former U.S. Open champion will be back in town and wants to have his game with him."Coming back to New York is certainly not a place where I want to not ...

Zverev to face Federer in semifinals of the ATP Finals

Tennis 11/16/18, 10:58

Alexander Zverev set up a semifinal meeting with Roger Federer at the ATP Finals by defeating John Isner 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Friday.The 21-year-old German is the youngest player to reach the semifinals at the season-ending tournament since 2009 and the first from his country since 2003.Both Isner and Marin ...

Novak Djokovic closes in on semifinals at ATP Finals

Tennis 11/14/18, 10:47

Novak Djokovic won his second straight match at the ATP Finals, beating Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday to close in on a spot in the semifinals.The five-time champion from Serbia saved two break points at 4-4 in the opening set and then broke Zverev in the following game to ...

Nadal out of ATP Finals with abdominal injury, ankle surgery

Tennis 11/05/18, 14:27

Rafael Nadal pulled out of the season-ending ATP Finals because of an abdominal injury and had surgery on his right ankle Monday.Nadal announced on Twitter that he is done for the year, citing the stomach muscle issue that forced him to withdraw from last week's Paris Masters.He added that he ...

Gulbis beats Isner to reach Stockholm Open final

Tennis 10/20/18, 13:52

Ernests Gulbis reached his first ATP final since 2014 by beating top-seeded John Isner 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 at the Stockholm Open on Saturday.Gulbis, a former French Open semifinalist, will play Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday's championship match in his bid for a seventh career title.John Isner of US returns to Ernests ...

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