John Isner beats James Blake
WASHINGTON -- Here's a little advice for any tennis player who finds himself facing 6-foot-9 John Isner at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic: Don't let the match get to a third-set tiebreak.
The 11th-seeded Isner edged neighbor, pal and doubles partner James Blake 7-6 (0), 1-6, 7-6 (4) on Thursday in a match delayed a day by rain to reach the quarterfinals in Washington. Half of Isner's 18 career matches at the hard-court tuneup for the U.S. Open have been decided by a breaker in the third ...
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