Time for John Isner to play big

Despite stellar service game, American still searching for big tournament win

Updated: January 29, 2014, 12:03 PM ET
By LZ Granderson | ESPN.com

CHATHAM, N.J. -- Weird.

The first time Madison McKinley met her boyfriend, she says she thought he was weird.

And a bit awkward.

And a little goofy.

"It was like he hadn't hit on a girl in a really long time," she says, smiling, head slightly tilted, eyes wandering off to the side as she tries to recall the details of her first encounter with John Isner back in 2011. She's at a fundraiser for the Justin Gimelstob Children's Foundation, and because of that ...

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