John Isner reaches 8th Atlanta Open final

first_imgLacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Kathleen Baker sets world record in 100 back at US nationals Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs ATLANTA, GA – JULY 28: John Isner returns a backhand to Matthew Ebden of Australia during the BB&T Atlanta Open at Atlantic Station on July 28, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFPATLANTA — Top-seeded John Isner advanced to the BB&T Atlanta Open final for the eighth time, beating fourth-seeded Matthew Ebden of Australia 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-1 on Saturday.Seeking his fifth victory at Atlantic Station in the last six years, Isner will face eighth-seeded Ryan Harrison in a rematch of Isner’s victory in the final last year. Harrison beat Cameron Norrie of Britain 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the night match.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins View comments DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced LATEST STORIEScenter_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award “I know a lot about Ryan,” Isner said. “There are no secrets there. I know a lot about him. We are good friends and it’ll be a rematch of last year, so it’ll be cool.”Isner improved to 4-1 against Ebden, rebounding for a loss in the Australian Open.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“It was tough,” Isner said. “Just like yesterday, I was able to get out early in the third set and that definitely took some pressure off. I’m very happy to be back in the final here. I need to get in the air conditioning and just rest so I could be ready for tomorrow.”Isner improved to 30-4 in the event, winning his third match in Atlanta after a 6-hour, 36-minute loss — with a 26-24 fifth set — to Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon semifinals. The 6-foot-10 former University of Georgia star won the Miami Open in April for his 13th ATP Tour title. Isner is 8-1 in the Atlanta semifinals, with the lone loss coming to Andy Roddick in 2012. Isner’s only other losses in the event came in the finals, to Mardi Fish in 2010 and 2011 and Nick Kyrgios in 2016. Isner won three straight titles from 2013-15.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names MOST READlast_img

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