John Isner his own worst enemy

Updated: June 25, 2012, 9:35 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- And so, there will no Isner-Mahut III.

The 6-foot-9 American and the self-effacing Frenchman seemed destined to meet for the third consecutive year, but something happened on the way to another potential marathon match.

The No. 11-seeded John Isner lost to Colombian Alejandro Falla 6-4, 6-7 (7), 3-6, 7-6 (7), 7-5. In a more famous five-setter, Isner beat Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the final frame of an epic match that covered three days and 11 hours, 5 minutes. ...

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