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John Isner loses in five sets

Updated: June 25, 2012, 9:26 PM ET
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WIMBLEDON, England -- Marathon man John Isner faded at the finish of another five-setter at Wimbledon.

The highest-ranked American failed to convert a match point in the fourth set and lost in the first round to Alejandro Falla of Colombia, 6-4, 6-7 (7), 3-6, 7-6 (7), 7-5 on Monday.

Isner is best known for winning the longest match in tennis history two years ago in the first round at the All England Club, when he edged Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the fifth set. Isner also went ...

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