Top-seeded John Isner moves on
NEWPORT, R.I. -- John Isner knows one thing: He won't have to see Nicolas Mahut on grass again this year.
Top seed and defending champion Isner advanced to the quarterfinals at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Wednesday, beating France's Mahut 6-2, 7-6 (2).
The win by Isner featured the two players who played the longest match in tennis history.
Two years ago, the pair played 11 hours, 5 minutes at Wimbledon, with Isner finally getting a 70-68 fifth-set victory.
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