Tag Archives: John Isner

Bizarro Indian Wells

12 things that probably won’t be overheard at Indian Wells 1. Hi, Serena. So good to see you again. 2. Everyone here is so young and energized. This tournament really has a similar vibe to Miami. 3. I saw Federer … Continue reading

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Backhands and Compliments – ATP Edition

Fish tops Isner (again) to win Atlanta For the second consecutive year, Mardy Fish faced John Isner in the finals of the Atlanta Championships, and for the second consecutive year he came away with the winner’s check. Last year Fish … Continue reading

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Backhands and Compliments – ATP Edition

Spain beats host U.S. to advance to Davis Cup semifinals No Rafael Nadal? Check. A slick, indoor hard-court suited to big-serving and aggressive tactics? Check. A rabid Texas crowd in the hometown of the team’s most decorated and beloved player? … Continue reading

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Can Rome Make You Crazy?

How is it possible to be irritated in Rome? Well, I’ll tell you. First off, in order to get to the tournament site you have to take the bus. It can take forever to arrive, is usually pretty crowded and … Continue reading

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Fran Gets Some Work Done

Ok, so maybe it wasn’t John Isner vs. Nicolas Mahut. Who cares? The points were better. Svetlana Kuznetsova and Francesca Schiavone put on a marathon classic on Sunday in Melbourne. A time record for a woman’s grand slam match, a … Continue reading

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