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Entries in Isner (10)

Sunday
Jul302017

Isner Takes BB&T Atlanta Open

 

John Isner defeated Ryan Harrison 7-6 (6), 7-6 (7) in the All-American final of the BB&T Atlanta Open, earning his fourth singles title in Atlanta and second ATP World Tour singles title in two weeks. It was the battle of the serves, with Isner, the No. 2 seed securing the close, nail-biter against the gunslinger and No. 4, Harrison.

Tuesday
Jan172012

Australian Open Day 3: Match of the Day

John Isner vs. David Nalbandian

This should be quite a fight on Margaret Court Arena Wednesday afternoon.

Isner is seeded 16th and is looking to keep moving up near the top-10.  Nalbandian has seen his ranking slide all the way down to No. 87.

The positives for Nalbandain include he is 2-0 in his career against the big American and it is early in the year, so The Argentine is relatively fresh.  One of his wins against Inser was back in 2010 when Isner was forced to retire in the first set during the Cincinnati event.

Isner will need to serve big and try and keep the points short.  If he does he should win in 4 sets.

Friday
Jul222011

Photos from Atlanta Tennis Championships Day 5

Quarter-finals day in Atlanta.  Winners in the first three matches were Muller, Isner and Fish.  Should be some competitive SFs tomorrow.

Gilles Muller takes the first quarter

Gilles MullerOver #2 seed, Kevin Anderson

The college doubles team of Bernstein and King

John Isner interviewed by the ESPN guys after his win

Somdev Devvarman

Mardy Fish

Ross Hutchins holding court at the Corona Beach Bar

Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins and some friends

Wednesday
Jul202011

Pictures from Atlanta Tennis Championships Day 3

Humid conditions for the players as singles and doubles were both showcased.

#2 Seed, Kevin Anderson

Hometown boy Robby Ginepri lost to Gilles Muller

Gilles Muller

John Insner played the evening match in cooler conditions

Against his good friend, James Blake

Wednesday
Jun082011

Atlanta Tennis Championships Entry List Released

A solid, but not spectacular entry list was just released for the 2011 Atlanta Tennis Championships to be held this July.

1 Fish, Mardy USA 9
2 Querrey, Sam USA 26
3 Raonic, Milos CAN 28
4 Anderson, Kevin RSA 39
5 Malisse, Xavier BEL 40
6 Isner, John USA 45
7 Lu, Yen-Hsun TPE 53
8 Nishikori, Kei JPN 60
9 Dimitrov, Grigor BUL 64
10 Sweeting, Ryan USA 66
11 Devvarman, Somdev IND 67
12 Tursunov, Dmitry RUS 70
13 Kunitsyn, Igor RUS 72
14 Hewitt, Lleyton AUS 73
15 Gulbis, Ernests LAT 78
16 Berrer, Michael GER 79
17 Bogomolov Jr., Alex USA 81
18 Russell, Michael USA 91
19 Bachinger, Matthias GER 92

A good crop of Americans, no Roddick.  Atlanta tennis fans will want to see Canadian newcomer Milos Raonic.  No Donald Young getting direct entry.  With challenger points coming off his ranking, he is now #124 on the computer.  Ryan Harrison is now ahead of Young at #122.

Qualifying spots and wildcards to be determined.