Tag Archives: John Isner

Cincinnati: A Confusing Ending

For the second consecutive year, DelPo’s run at the Cincinnati Masters ended at the SF.  Unlike last year, this year’s Cincy run ended with a baffling loss to a lower-ranked opponent, John Isner.  Isner defeated DelPo in three sets, 6-7(5) … Continue reading

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Washington: DelPo Wins His 15th Title

DelPo wins his 3rd Washington title (his 15th career title), after defeating Isner in three sets in the final (3-6 6-1 6-2)!  This is his 2nd title in 2013 (his 5th career title at the 500-level).  He’s now won 6 … Continue reading

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Monte Carlo & Houston: Clay Season Starts

Monaco d. Isner, 6-2 3-6 6-3 The Houston tourny just finished, with Juan Monaco (Pico!) taking a 3-sets win over John Isner (who is now the top-ranked American at no. 9).  The Isner-mania has come to a brief lull, although … Continue reading

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Indian Wells: Wrap-Up & Overview

Federer d. Isner, 7-6 6-3 A Feddy-spaghetti moment after he defeats Isner.  When the confetti was thrown over the court, Fed reacted by saying “I’m trying to get out of the spaghetti here.”   Fed won his 4th Indian Wells title, … Continue reading

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Indian Wells: How Many Folks Expected a Fed-Isner Final?

Federer d. Nadal, 6-3 6-4 Rafa raises his eyebrows at the cloudy skies while the wind does some serious flattening-out damage to Roger’s hair (don’t you just hate when that happens?) This was a pretty surprising result, given Fed’s H2H … Continue reading

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Australian Open: Highway Robbery II

Nalby and Isner played a 4.5 hour-long match that ended with Isner’s victory. Isner started cramping after Nalby took a bathroom break right before his serve in the 5th set.  Isner had very limited movement and was unable to move … Continue reading

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A Parisian Dream Final

Federer had a dominant SF victory over Berdych, dispatching the Czech 6-4 6-3.  The Paris SF showed Fed at his best, creating angles and hitting backhand winners with beautifully timed footwork.  Whether he’ll be able to maintain this level for … Continue reading

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