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John Robert Isner is an American professional tennis player who is currently the highest-ranked male American tennis player. His legendary victory aginst one of Tennis's icon- Roger Federer in the Davis Cup encounter in February 2012 and the top seed Novak Djokovic at the 2012 Masters 1000 tournament in Indian Wells are some of the highlights in his illustrious career. He has also beaten Andy Roddick in the 2009 US Open and Nicolas Mahut at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships where he played the longest ever professional tennis match that lasted 11 hours and 5 minutes over the course of three days. Isner embarked on his professional career in 2007 and competed at the main draws of every tournament, even at the Futures level as a wild card entry. He won his first tournament of the year-the USA F14 Futures, beating the top three seeds along the way. The following week he reached the finals of Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington, D.C.. H e was adjudged the ATP Most Improved Player for 2009 becoming the tenth American to win the award. Th following year started off with a bang for Isner as he won his first even ATP title at the Heineken Open in Auckland. The victory catapulted Isner into the top 30 for the first time. Isner team up with fellow American Sam Querrey to win the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis. Isner participated with Mardy Fish and Sam Querrey in the Davis Cup tie against Colombia, winning the doubles match with Fish as his partner. In 2011, Isner won the Winston-Salem Open after defeating Julien Benneteau in the final. Isner won another title at the 2012 Winston-Salem Open, defeating Tomas Berdych in the final.

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Roger Federer and Bill Gates to play charity tennis match on 30 April 2017
Roger Federer and Bill Gates to play charity tennis match on 30 April 2017
Microsoft founder and iconic philanthropist Gates aims to raise awareness and funds for the Roger Federer Foundation.
2017 Indian Wells Masters: 5 matches to look out for in the third round
2017 Indian Wells Masters: 5 matches to look out for in the third round
With the third round of the men's tournament at the Indian Wells Masters only a few hours away, here are five matchups to look forward to.
5 Grand Slam matches with an epic fifth set
5 Grand Slam matches with an epic fifth set
After Karlovic's epic five set victory against Zeballos yesterday, let's look back at some of the best fifth sets ever played.
Australian Open 2017: 8 Patchy Players Who Could Surprise You
Australian Open 2017: 8 Patchy Players Who Could Surprise You
Here's a little preview of those players who looked threatening, but bottled when it mattered most. Could they shock us in 2017?
Murray to top ATP rankings after Raonic withdraws from Paris Masters semis
Murray to top ATP rankings after Raonic withdraws from Paris Masters semis
Djokovic survives scare, Murray routs Pouille as top seeds progress at BNP Paribas Paris Masters 2016
Djokovic survives scare, Murray routs Pouille as top seeds progress at BNP Paribas Paris Masters 2016
Djokovic dropped a set before mounting a comeback, while Murray took a straightforward win.
Top 5 comebacks of the US Open so far
Top 5 comebacks of the US Open so far
With the fourth round of matchups only a few hours away from now, let's take a look at some of the greatest comebacks of the tournament.
Profiling Reilly Opelka - The American teen who might be the next 'big' thing' in men's tennis!
Profiling Reilly Opelka - The American teen who might be the next 'big' thing' in men's tennis!
USA's hopes of producing another World No.1 lies on the young shoulders of the Goliath-sized 'giant killer' Reilly Opelka.
Rio Olympics 2016: 5 stars who will not be participating in the Games
Rio Olympics 2016: 5 stars who will not be participating in the Games
These stars will not be representing their nations at the Games.
Wimbledon 2016 Round-up: Serena Williams notches up her 300th Slam win
Wimbledon 2016 Round-up: Serena Williams notches up her 300th Slam win
It was the first time since 2004 that matches were played on the Middle Sunday at the Wimbledon Championships.
Gerry Weber Open: Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem advance in Halle
Gerry Weber Open: Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem advance in Halle
While Federer and Thiem won, Kei Nishikori had to withdraw on Wednesday.
Indian Wells: Rafael Nadal beats Verdasco; Djokovic, Serena progress
Indian Wells: Rafael Nadal beats Verdasco; Djokovic, Serena progress
While Rafa avenged his Australian Open loss, Serena and Halep both progressed for a quarter-final showdown
Nick Kyrgios hits back at Bernard Tomic in Australia's Davis Cup row
Nick Kyrgios hits back at Bernard Tomic in Australia's Davis Cup row
Nick Kyrgios hits back at fellow Aussie Bernard Tomic after he accused him of feigning illness to skip Australia's Davis Cup tie.
John Isner takes US into Davis Cup quarters with 3-1 win over Australia
John Isner takes US into Davis Cup quarters with 3-1 win over Australia
The US will host the winner of Croatia and Belgium in July.
Davis Cup: Australia, USA even on first day
Davis Cup: Australia, USA even on first day
The first-round Davis Cup tie continues on Saturday in Melbourne, with the doubles match.
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