John Isner

John Isner upsets Alexander Zverev to win Miami Open

John Isner upsets Alexander Zverev to win Miami Open

The 14th seed had lost his previous three major tour final appearances in 2012, 2013 and 2016 but came back from a set down to beat Zverev 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-4 in two hours and 29 minutes.

Apr 02, 2018, 08:25 AM IST
John Isner stuns Juan Martin del Potro, to meet Alexander Zverev in Miami Open final

John Isner stuns Juan Martin del Potro, to meet Alexander Zverev in Miami Open final

German fourth seed Alexander Zverev beat Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta 7-6(4), 6-2 on Friday to set up a Miami Open final showdown against big-serving American John Isner, who earlier overwhelmed Juan Martin del Potro.

Mar 31, 2018, 09:06 AM IST
 Juan Martin del Potro streaks into Miami Open semis with gritty win over Milos Raonic

Juan Martin del Potro streaks into Miami Open semis with gritty win over Milos Raonic

Juan Martin del Potro raised the roof as he came from behind to beat Milos Raonic 5-7, 7-6 (7/1), 7-6 (7/3) and power into a Miami Open semi-final clash with American John Isner.

Mar 29, 2018, 11:36 AM IST
John Isner routs Chung Hyeon to reach Miami Open semi-finals

John Isner routs Chung Hyeon to reach Miami Open semi-finals

John Isner's magical ATP Miami Open run continued Wednesday when the big serving American overpowered South Korean Chung Hyeon 6-1 6-4 to book his place in the semi-finals.

Mar 29, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
Towering wildcard Reilly Opelka stands tall, stuns Jack Sock to make Delray Beach quarters

Towering wildcard Reilly Opelka stands tall, stuns Jack Sock to make Delray Beach quarters

Towering 20-year-old Opelka, playing in his first ATP level tournament of 2018, fired 17 aces past world number eight Sock to cap a day of upsets.

Feb 22, 2018, 10:40 AM IST
Milos Raonic off to a flier with straight-set win at Delray Beach Open

Milos Raonic off to a flier with straight-set win at Delray Beach Open

Injuries limited Raonic's time on the court in 2017 and this was just his second tour-level win in six months.

Feb 21, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
Venus Williams leads seeds tumbling out of Australian Open

Venus Williams leads seeds tumbling out of Australian Open

Venus Williams and US Open champion Sloane Stephens led a string of seeds sent tumbling out of the Australian Open Monday in a calamitous day for American players.

Jan 15, 2018, 16:50 PM IST
John Isner tames Juan Martin del Potro in Paris Masters to keep ATP Finals' hopes alive

John Isner tames Juan Martin del Potro in Paris Masters to keep ATP Finals' hopes alive

Isner pushed on towards a Tour finals spot on Friday when he made it through to the semifinals of the Paris Masters with a 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-4 win against Argentine Del Potro as the tournament was hit by the withdrawal of Nadal.

Nov 04, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
John Isner downs Ryan Harrison to claim fourth ATP Atlanta title

John Isner downs Ryan Harrison to claim fourth ATP Atlanta title

Harrison, seeded fourth, was denied a second career ATP title, to go with his victory in Memphis in February.

Jul 31, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

BB&T Atlanta Open: John Isner beat Slovakia's Lukas Lacko to sail into semifinals

Seeking his fourth Atlanta title in five seasons, the big-serving Isner will face third-seeded Gilles Muller of Luxembourg. Muller beat American Tommy Paul 6-3 6-1.

Jul 29, 2017, 12:28 PM IST

ATP Hall of Fame Open: John Isner fires 20 aces to blast into Newport semis

Isner, ranked 21st, never faced a break point in the 73- minute triumph to book a Saturday date against countryman Bjorn Fratangelo on the grass at Newport, Rhode Island.

Jul 22, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
Italian Open: German talent Alexander Zverev becomes youngest Masters finalist in 10 years

Italian Open: German talent Alexander Zverev becomes youngest Masters finalist in 10 years

Djokovic was the previous youngest Masters finalist, going all the way to the title in Miami as a 19-year-old in 2007.

May 21, 2017, 00:22 AM IST
ATP: Jack Sock avoids upset, advances to the Houston semi-finals

ATP: Jack Sock avoids upset, advances to the Houston semi-finals

The 20-year-old Escobedo beat former tournament winner Isner despite posting just 10 aces to his opponent`s 35.

Apr 15, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
John Isner fires 26 aces to beat Yoshihito Nishioka at Memphis Open

John Isner fires 26 aces to beat Yoshihito Nishioka at Memphis Open

Isner defeats Japan`s Yoshihito Nishioka 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the ATP Memphis Open quarter-finals.

Feb 16, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Andy Murray says he wants to enjoy being World No. 1 as he could lose the numero uno spot at Tour Finals

Andy Murray says he wants to enjoy being World No. 1 as he could lose the numero uno spot at Tour Finals

Murray`s victory in Paris means the `Big Four` have now won 56 of the last 61 Masters events dating back to Monte Carlo in 2010, but the Scot`s return of just three Grand Slam titles leaves him well short of his rivals.

Nov 07, 2016, 09:51 AM IST
Andy Murray marks world top spot with Paris Masters triumph

Andy Murray marks world top spot with Paris Masters triumph

Murray, 29, will replace Novak Djokovic at the top of the rankings on Monday and claimed his eighth title of a remarkable season after extending his winning run to 19 matches.

Nov 06, 2016, 22:32 PM IST
Paris Masters: John Isner outlasts Jack Sock to make semis

Paris Masters: John Isner outlasts Jack Sock to make semis

Novak Djokovic, battling to hold onto his world number one ranking from the fast-charging Andy Murray, takes on Marin Cilic later.

Nov 04, 2016, 22:33 PM IST
Zika fears: Novak Djokovic still undecided on 2016 Rio Olympics participation

Zika fears: Novak Djokovic still undecided on 2016 Rio Olympics participation

Brazil has been most affected by the mosquito-borne virus that has spread rapidly through Latin America and the Caribbean.

Jul 02, 2016, 17:51 PM IST
Bernard Tomic lashes out at teammate Nick Kyrgios commitment after Davis Cup exit

Bernard Tomic lashes out at teammate Nick Kyrgios commitment after Davis Cup exit

Tomic challenged the commitment of Kyrgios to the Davis Cup competition.

Mar 06, 2016, 16:30 PM IST
Paris Masters: John Isner stuns Roger Federer

Paris Masters: John Isner stuns Roger Federer

Roger Federer was knocked out of the Paris Masters on Thursday by John Isner.

Nov 06, 2015, 05:40 AM IST