John Isner http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24623/all en UPDATE 7-Tennis-Sydney International men's singles round 2 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-7-tennis-sydney-international-mens-singles-round-2-resul <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Wednesday 3-Andreas Seppi (Italy) beat John Millman (Australia) 6-2 3-6 6-3 Bernard Tomic (Australia) beat 5-Florian Mayer (Germany) 7-6(4) 6-2 Ryan Harrison (U.S.) beat 1-John Isner (U.S.) 6-4 6-4 Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) beat Ivo Klec (Slovakia) 6-3 6-1 8-Marcel Granollers (Spain) beat Fabio Fognini (Italy) 6-2 7-6(4) Kevin Anderson (South Afric</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-7-tennis-sydney-international-mens-singles-round-2-resul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fernando Verdasco John Isner Tennis Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 01:00:44 +0000 5731932 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Sweaty Isner disgruntled by time violation rule http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/tennis-sweaty-isner-disgruntled-time-violation-rule <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>SYDNEY, Jan 9 (Reuters) - John Isner limped out of the Sydney International on Wednesday with his Australian Open participation in doubt but the thing that frustrated him most about his last 16 defeat was the umpire checking how long he was taking to serve.</p> <p>The ATP are strictly enforcing a new rule giving players 25 seconds to get their serve away this year in a bid to speed up the game and big-serving Isner was a victim of the policy in his 6-4 6-4 loss to fellow American Ryan Harrison.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/tennis-sweaty-isner-disgruntled-time-violation-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 9 John Isner Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 08:30:24 +0000 5732004 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Tennis-Isner out in Sydney as withdrawals continue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-3-tennis-isner-out-sydney-withdrawals-continue <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Isner out in Sydney</p> <p>* Ferrer wins in Auckland</p> <p>* Radwanska and Li set up semi-final (Adds Kerber win in final paragraph)</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>SYDNEY, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Top seed John Isner was knocked out of the Sydney International by compatriot Ryan Harrison on Wednesday but at least he got out on court on a day when injury withdrawals continued to ravage Australian Open warm-up tournaments.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-3-tennis-isner-out-sydney-withdrawals-continue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jo-Wilfried Tsonga John Isner Tennis Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 02:45:03 +0000 5731943 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-sports-news-summary-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>League owners approve new labor deal</p> <p>2013-01-09T233118Z_3_BRE90818D_RTROPTC_0_US-NHL.XML () -</p> <p>Bonds, Clemens denied; no players make Hall 2013-01-09T211344Z_2_BRE908167_RTROPTC_0_US-BASEBALL-FAME.XML () -</p> <p>Maple Leafs fire Brian Burke as general manager</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-sports-news-summary-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health John Isner National Hockey League Politics Vancouver Canucks Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:15:41 +0000 5732430 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-World number 13 Isner out of Australian Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/tennis-world-number-13-isner-out-australian-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SYDNEY, Jan 10 (Reuters) - John Isner has pulled out of the Australian Open because of the knee injury that forced him to quit last week's Hopman Cup and hampered him in his defeat to Ryan Harrison at the Sydney International warm-up.</p> <p>The big-serving 27-year-old American, top seed in Sydney, said after Wednesday's 6-4 6-4 loss to Harrison that he was contemplating pulling out of the year's first grand slam because the injury, a bone bruise, needed rest.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/tennis-world-number-13-isner-out-australian-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> John Isner John Isner Medicine Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 03:15:18 +0000 5732462 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-sports-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Redskins' Griffin undergoes successful knee surgery</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-sports-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> John Isner Steve Ballmer Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 08:30:04 +0000 5732506 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-ATP World Tour rankings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/tennis-atp-world-tour-rankings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 4 (Reuters) - ATP World Tour rankings on Monday (last week's positions in brackets): 1. (1) Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 12920 points 2. (2) Roger Federer (Switzerland) 10265 3. (3) Andy Murray (Scotland) 8480 4. (4) David Ferrer (Spain) 6865 5. (5) Rafa Nadal (Spain) 5400 6. (6) Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) 4575 7. (7) Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina) 4210 8. (8) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) 3555 9.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/tennis-atp-world-tour-rankings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Janko Tipsarević Jo-Wilfried Tsonga John Isner Marin Čilić Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 16:15:18 +0000 5740546 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: USA v Brazil Davis Cup draw http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/tennis-usa-v-brazil-davis-cup-draw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Draw made Thursday for the Davis Cup World Group first-round tie between the United States and Brazil:</p> <p>Friday (1900GMT)</p> <p>Sam Querrey (USA v Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)</p> <p>John Isner (USA) v Thiago Alves (BRA)</p> <p>Saturday (1900GMT)</p> <p>Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (USA) v Bruno Soares/Marcelo Melo (BRA)</p> <p>Sunday (1700GMT)</p> <p>John Isner (USA) v Thomaz Belucci (BRA)</p> <p>Sam Querrey (USA) v Thiago Alves (BRA)</p> <p>afp</p> John Isner Sam Querrey Sports in the United States AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:30:05 +0000 5742332 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Isner 'ready to go' in Davis Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/tennis-isner-ready-go-davis-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US number one John Isner says the knee trouble that kept him out of the Australian Open is behind him and he's "ready to go" for this weekend's Davis Cup tie against Brazil.</p> <p>The World Group first-round tie will open on Friday with American Sam Querrey taking on Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci. Then Isner will take on Thiago Alves.</p> <p>"My knee hasn't been bothering me," said Isner, ranked 16th in the world. "I feel like I'm ready to go."</p> <p>On Saturday the US sends the formidable doubles duo of brothers Bob and Mike Bryan against Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/tennis-isner-ready-go-davis-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> John Isner John Isner Sports in the United States Tennis AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:30:29 +0000 5742371 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup - USA 1 Brazil 0 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-usa-1-brazil-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results on Friday in the Davis Cup World Group first-round tie between the United States and Brazil:</p> <p>USA 1 Brazil 0</p> <p>Sam Querrey (USA) bt Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4</p> <p>Playing later</p> <p>John Isner (USA) v Thiago Alves (BRA)</p> <p>Saturday (1900GMT)</p> <p>Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (USA) v Bruno Soares/Marcelo Melo (BRA)</p> <p>Sunday (1700GMT)</p> <p>John Isner (USA) v Thomaz Belucci (BRA)</p> <p>Sam Querrey (USA) v Thiago Alves (BRA)</p> <p>afp</p> John Isner Sam Querrey AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 21:15:04 +0000 5743559 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Davis Cup world group round 1 U.S. v Brazil latest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-round-1-us-v-brazil-latest <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Davis Cup World Group Round 1 match between U.S. and Brazil on Friday 6-U.S. lead Brazil 2-0 On Friday Sam Querrey (U.S.) beat Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) 6-3 6-4 6-4 On Friday John Isner (U.S.) beat Thiago Alves (Brazil) 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3</p> John Isner Sam Querrey Tennis Thomaz Bellucci Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 21:15:47 +0000 5743568 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup - USA 2 Brazil 0 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-usa-2-brazil-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results on Friday in the Davis Cup World Group first-round tie between the United States and Brazil:</p> <p>USA 2 Brazil 0</p> <p>Sam Querrey (USA) bt Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4</p> <p>John Isner (USA) bt Thiago Alves (BRA) 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3</p> <p>Saturday (1900GMT)</p> <p>Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (USA) v Bruno Soares/Marcelo Melo (BRA)</p> <p>Sunday (1700GMT)</p> <p>John Isner (USA) v Thomaz Belucci (BRA)</p> <p>Sam Querrey (USA) v Thiago Alves (BRA)</p> <p>afp</p> John Isner Sam Querrey AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:00:25 +0000 5743704 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Isner, Querrey serve up 2-0 lead for U.S. over Brazil http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/tennis-isner-querrey-serve-2-0-lead-us-over-brazil <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 1 (Reuters) - John Isner and Sam Querrey used their big serves to blast the United States into a commanding 2-0 lead over Brazil in their Davis Cup World group first round tie on Friday.</p> <p>Isner sat out the Australian Open with a knee injury but the world number 16 reported fit for duty and recorded a routine 6-3 7-6 6-3 victory over Thiago Alves after Querrey began the day by brushing past Brazilian number one Thomaz Bellucci 6-3 6-4 6-4.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/tennis-isner-querrey-serve-2-0-lead-us-over-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> John Isner Sports Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:46:14 +0000 5743732 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Djokovic cruises through on 'worst court' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-djokovic-cruises-through-worst-court-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number one Novak Djokovic steered Serbia to the brink of the Davis Cup quarter-finals Friday, easing past Belgian veteran Olivier Rochus on a makeshift court he described as the worst he's ever encountered.</p> <p>Australian Open champion Djokovic needed just an hour and 39 minutes to beat 32-year-old Rochus 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 to give Serbia a 2-0 lead in their World Group first round tie after Viktor Troicki had needed five sets to defeat David Goffin.</p> <p>Twenty-four hours earlier, Djokovic had lambasted the clay court laid out over the parquet floor at the Spiroudome de Charleroi.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-djokovic-cruises-through-worst-court-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> John Isner Novak Djokovic Tennis AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 01:15:14 +0000 5743737 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Djokovic cruises through on 'worst court' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-djokovic-cruises-through-worst-court-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number one Novak Djokovic steered Serbia to the brink of the Davis Cup quarter-finals Friday, easing past Belgium's Olivier Rochus on a makeshift court he described as the worst he's ever encountered.</p> <p>Australian Open champion Djokovic needed just an hour and 39 minutes to beat 32-year-old Rochus 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 to give Serbia a 2-0 lead in their World Group first round tie after Viktor Troicki took five sets to defeat David Goffin.</p> <p>Twenty-four hours earlier, Djokovic had lambasted the clay court laid out over the parquet floor at the Spiroudome de Charleroi.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-djokovic-cruises-through-worst-court-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> John Isner Novak Djokovic Tennis AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 04:00:24 +0000 5743806 at http://www.globalpost.com