John Isner into clay final
HOUSTON -- John Isner and Nicolas Almagro, two of the biggest servers in tennis, aced their way into the final of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.
Top-seeded Almagro of Spain, the ATP Tour leader with 261 aces, needed only 58 minutes to beat American wild-card Rhyne Williams 6-2, 6-1.
Isner, second in tour aces with 251, recovered from a slow start to top defending champion Juan Monaco of Spain 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the other semifinal to set up the booming showdown Sunday.
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