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Wimbledon 2018: John Isner ready to do more damage in first Grand Slam semi

4 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

The big-serving American has had to wait until the age of 33 to play his first major semifinal and says he is not finished yet at Wimbledon.
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American Isner reaches 1st Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon

American Isner reaches 1st Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

John Isner is ready to be associated with something at Wimbledon other than winning a 70-68 fifth set in the longest match in tennis history. Isner, a 33-year-old American playing in his 41st major tournament, reached his first Grand Slam semifinal by beating Milos Raonic 6-7 (5), 7-6 (7), 6-4, 6-3
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Mattek-Sands' run ends in doubles quarterfinals

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

A year after suffering a gruesome injury at the All England Club, Bethanie Mattek-Sands' run in the Wimbledon doubles draw ended in the quarterfinals.
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Isner beats Raonic to reach first Grand Slam semi-final

Isner beats Raonic to reach first Grand Slam semi-final

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

By Martyn Herman LONDON - American John Isner reached his first Grand Slam semi-final as he beat Canadian Milos Raonic 6-7(5) 7-6(7) 6-4 6-3 in a clash of the giants at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Isner has taken 41 Grand Slams to reach his first semi-final - one less than compatriot Sam Querrey
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Isner tops Raonic to reach 1st major semifinal

4 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

John Isner has reached his first Grand Slam semifinal on his 41st appearance. The hard-serving American beat Milos Raonic of Canada 6-7 (5), 7-6 (7), 6-4, 6-3 to set up a meeting with Kevin Anderson of South Africa in Wimbledon's last four. Isner's 41 attempts to make a semifinal at a major is the second most in the 50-year professional era, behind Sam Querrey, who made the last four at Wimbledon last year with his 42nd try. Isner has yet to be broken at this year's tournament and saved the only break point he faced on Wednesday. Raonic hit 31 aces to Isner's 25 but was broken three times...
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John Isner beats Milos Raonic in Wimbledon quarterfinal; second American man into Grand Slam semifinal since 2009

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Isner, 33, will face Kevin Anderson next.
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Wimbledon 2018: John Isner fights back to reach first Grand Slam semi

Wimbledon 2018: John Isner fights back to reach first Grand Slam semi

4 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Milos Raonic's hopes of a second Wimbledon final in three years were dashed as Isner reached a first Grand Slam semifinal.
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John Isner powers past Milos Raonic in the battle of the big servers

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

No matter the boom-boom-boom nature of these two players' games, the fastest servers in the business and ace-accumulators supreme, not even their heaviest thwack into the surface of No.1 Court was ever going to cause as much of a tremor as the shock-waves that had rippled round the entire complex only
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Milos Raonic's promising run at Wimbledon ends in quarter-finals with loss to John Isner

Milos Raonic's promising run at Wimbledon ends in quarter-finals with loss to John Isner

4 monthes ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - Milos Raonic's serve was good, but John Isner's was better.
As a result, the Canadian's run at Wimbledon ended in the quarter-finals for the second year in a row.
In a battle of two of the sport's top servers, No. 13 seed Raonic lost 6-7 (5), 7-6 (7), 6-4, 6-3 against No. 9 seed Isner of the U.S., on Wednesday.
Isner is the only player at Wimbledon this year not to have had his serve broken - and Raonic had just one break-point opportunity against the six-foot-10 American. Isner responded with an ace on that occasion and then went on to take the fourth set.
Isner, meanwhile...
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Milos Raonic falls to John Isner in Wimbledon quarterfinals

4 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

LONDON - Milos Raonic's serve was good, but John Isner's was better.
As a result, the Canadian's run at Wimbledon ended in the quarterfinals for the second year in a row.
In a battle of two of the sport's top servers, No. 13 seed Raonic lost 6-7 (5), 7-6 (7), 6-4, 6-3 against No. 9 seed Isner of the U.S., on Wednesday.
Isner is the only player at Wimbledon this year not to have had his serve broken - and Raonic had just one break-point opportunity against the six-foot-10 American. Isner responded with an ace on that occasion and then went on to take the fourth set.
Isner, meanwhile...
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