John Isner

Rafael Nadal faces tough test at 'virtual' Madrid Open

Nadal, who has won the tournament five times, will have his work cut out when play begins next week, not on the Caja Magica`s three red dust courts, but on gaming consoles.

Apr 25, 2020, 09:22 AM IST

Sixteen years after US Open glory, Andy Roddick searches for American successor

Roddick, who claimed 32 singles titles during his career, was quick to heap praise on "great friend" John Isner, the 6`10" American who reached the quarter-finals at Flushing Meadows last year.

Aug 22, 2019, 11:41 AM IST

Roger Federer admits to lacking confidence ahead of clay-court season

The 37-year-old Swiss star brushed aside injured John Isner of America 6-1, 6-4 to lift his 101st ATP title at the Miami Open on Sunday.

Apr 02, 2019, 18:07 PM IST

Miami Open: Roger Federer just one win away of 101th ATP title

Federer booked his place in the summit showdown of the tournament after a comfortable 6-2, 6-4 win over Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov in a one-sided last-four clash of the men's singles event.

Mar 31, 2019, 20:46 PM IST

Miami Open: Roger Federer cruises into finals, to face defending champion John Isner

Roger Federer cruised into his fifth Miami Open final with an impressive 6-2 6-4 victory against Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov on Friday.

Mar 30, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

Miami Open: Rain wipes out opening day's play at Hard Rock stadium

Once the rain disappears fans can expect a wide open tournament if the season follows the current trend. 

Mar 20, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Novak Djokovic stunned by Philipp Kohlschreiber at Indian Wells

The 22-year-old will next face Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov, who continued his run of dominant serving without being broken on his way to an impressive win over Croat Marin Cilic. 

Mar 13, 2019, 13:59 PM IST

Roger Federer wins Indian Wells opener, Kei Nishikori survives three-setter

Fresh from earning his 100th ATP singles title a week ago in Dubai, Federer repelled a tough second set challenge from Gojowczyk to book his third-round place.

Mar 11, 2019, 10:58 AM IST

Nick Kyrgios sets up Acapulco final clash against Alexander Zverev

Kyrgios will meet world number three Zverev, who beat Briton Cameron Norrie 7-6(0) 6-3 in the earlier semi-final.

Mar 02, 2019, 14:57 PM IST

Nick Kyrgios braves cut and cramps to down Stan Wawrinka in Acapulco quarters

Next up for Kyrgios is either big-serving American John Isner or his eighth seeded countryman John Millman, who play later on Friday.

Mar 01, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Stan Wawrinka edges past Ryan Harrison to reach Mexico Open second round

Wawrinka’s recent run has returned him to the top 50 in the ATP singles rankings at 42nd.

Feb 26, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

Delray Beach Open: John Isner powers past Lukas Lacko to reach quarters

Isner dropped only one point on his first serve and broke his Slovakian opponent three times on the outdoor hardcourt to advance.

Feb 21, 2019, 10:14 AM IST

Reilly Opelka earns first Tour title with New York Open win over Brayden Schnur

The 21-year-old American paved the way for the victory by successfully challenging what Schnur thought was an ace at 7-7 in the final tiebreak.

Feb 18, 2019, 10:02 AM IST

New York Open: Jason Jung bags biggest career win with victory over Frances Tiafoe

Jung, 29, has never been ranked in the top 100 and perhaps is best known for getting a lucky loser spot at Wimbledon last year for his first Grand Slam main draw appearance when Andy Murray pulled out injured.

Feb 15, 2019, 09:21 AM IST

John Isner defeats Bernard Tomic to advance to New York Open quarters

Isner, who was knocked out in the first round of last month's Australian Open, is the tournament's top seed after South African Kevin Anderson withdrew with an elbow injury.

Feb 14, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

Top seed John Isner defeated by Taylor Fritz in Auckland Classic second round

Top seed John Isner suffered a 7-6(3) 7-6(5) defeat at the hands of fellow American Taylor Fritz in the second round of the Auckland Classic on Wednesday.

Jan 10, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

Australian Open introduces final-set tiebreakers

In October, Wimbledon said that next year`s Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club would feature a tiebreak when the score reaches 12-12 in the final set of all matches.

Dec 21, 2018, 17:43 PM IST

ATP Finals: Serbian star Novak Djokovic beats American John Isner 6-4, 6-3

With Cristiano Ronaldo as a witness in a VIP box, Djokovic beat Isner, the tallest player (2.08 m) in history to compete in the tournament in one hour and 13 minutes on Monday. 

Nov 13, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

Kevin Anderson downs John Isner in ultra marathon five sets to reach Wimbledon final

History books will show that Anderson came out on top in a 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-7(9) 6-4 26-24 epic that lasted six hours and 36 minutes - the longest ever semi-final at Wimbledon - but those numbers fail to illustrate the astonishing feats of endurance shown by the two gladiators on the most famous stage in tennis.

Jul 14, 2018, 12:04 PM IST

Anderson topples marathon man Isner in longest ever Wimbledon semi-final

It was a case of better late than never as Kevin Anderson reached his first Wimbledon final with a heart-stopping 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-7(9) 6-4 26-24 win over the sport`s perennial marathon man John Isner on Friday.

Jul 14, 2018, 00:49 AM IST