Isner now the feared one
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- John Isner's clay-court season, which begins this week in Houston, stretches ahead of him like a wide, inviting red-brick road to the near horizon.
He played just half a dozen matches on the surface last year before he was diagnosed with mononucleosis and had to shut things down until the summer hard-court swing. In the interim, the 6-foot-9 North Carolina native has made gargantuan strides in his game and now lurks menacingly on the edge of the top 20 ...
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