John Isner

John Isner To Retire From Tennis After US Open

WASHINGTON, August 24, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) John Isner will always be remembered for his 2010 Wimbledon first-round victory over Nicolas Mahut that set a modern-day record for the longest match in the history of tennis — 11 hours, 5 […]

US Open Announces Men’s Singles Wild Card Recipients

NEW YORK, August 16, 2023 (US Open Press Release) The USTA today announced that Americans John Isner, Alex Michelsen, Michael Mmoh, Steve Johnson, Ethan Quinn and Learner Tien will receive singles main draw wild cards into the 2023 US Open, as well as France’s Benjamin Bonzi and Australian Rinky Hijikata, […]

Isner, De Minaur Complete Team World’s Laver Cup Lineup

Laver Cup Press Release, August 25, 2022 Big-serving American John Isner and Australia’s top-ranked player Alex de Minaur have been named to John McEnroe’s Team World for the upcoming Laver Cup, to be held at The O2 in London from September 23-25, 2022. World No.48 Isner is returning for his fifth […]

Isner, Opelka Set To Return To Houston In 2022

HOUSTON, January 13, 2022 (Press Release) Two of the tallest players in ATP Tour history – 6-foot-10-inch John Isner and 6-foot-11-inch Reilly Opelka – are set to return to the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship at River Oaks Country Club […]

Isner Wins Sixth Truist Atlanta Open Title

ATLANTA/WASHINGTON, August 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Sunday’s ATP 250 Truist Atlanta Open final at Atlantic Station in Midtown Atlanta featuring Brandon Nakashima and John Isner gave fans an opportunity to appreciate a cross-generation of American tennis talent. The 19-year-old Nakashima, […]

Isner Advances By Slimmest Of Margins In Miami

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 28, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Miami Open presented by Itaú has always been a tournament that American John Isner has excelled in. Regardless of the venue, first at Crandon Park, where Isner won the 2018 title in […]

America’s Future Beats America’s Present At Delray Beach

WASHINGTON, January 12, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Twenty-year-old NextGen ATP rising star Sebastian Korda of the United States, with his family – including his father, former pro Petr, who is his coach – cheering him from courtside, defeated top American […]

Isner-Mahut: Now You Can Re-live Tennis’s Longest Match

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Damian Kust is an American Studies major at the University of Gdańsk in Poland and writes for the Last Word on Tennis website. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Kust no longer attends his […]

Isner Set To Return To River Oaks

HOUSTON, December 12, 2019 (Press Release) Top-ranked American John Isner has committed to play the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. The 2013 tournament winner will return to River Oaks for the April 4-12 ATP 250 event. […]

Isner, Klahn Make “Three Big Guns Shot” In Chengdu

CHENGDU, September 25, 2019 (Press Release) Chengdu certainly has a unique variety of snacks, but few are as theatrical in their preparation as the famous San Da Pao, a snack with a name that literally translates to ‘Three Big Gun […]