John Isner

Born: April 26, 1985 (age 31)

Height: 6'9" (206cm)

Hometown: Greensboro, North Carolina
Nationality: United States American

Current Rank (May 2): No. 16 (2,235 points)
John Isner celebrates his win over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the Madrid Open on May 6, 2013
Sports Mole has 274 articles about John Isner. Articles 1 to 40:
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory in his men's singles final match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during day seven of the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club on June 21, 2015
Andy Murray part of star-studded lineup to compete at Queen's in June
Defending champion Andy Murray will join 16 of the world's top 30 players to compete at Queen's next month.
May 3, 18:09
Bernard Tomic in action on day three of the Australian Open on January 21, 2015
Bernard Tomic calls "bulls***" on Nick Kyrgios illness
Bernard Tomic hits out at Nick Kyrgios for withdrawing from the Davis Cup through illness.
Mar 6, 14:07
Rafael Nadal practises on day one of the Australian Open on January 18, 2016
Rafael Nadal to defend Argentina Open title
Rafael Nadal's early exit from the Australian Open will see him compete at the Argentina Open this week.
Feb 2, 10:45
Andy Murray of Great Britain hits a backhand during the men's singles match against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland on day six of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena on November 20, 2015 in London, England.
Andy Murray handed Alexander Zverev test at Australian Open
World number two Andy Murray will play Alexander Zverev in the Australian Open first round.
Jan 15, 00:11
David Ferrer of Spain reacts against Radu Albot of Republic of Moldova during their Men's Singles First Round match on Day One of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2015
Result: David Ferrer ousts John Isner to set up semi-final against Andy Murray in Paris
David Ferrer will take on Andy Murray in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters after beating John Isner in three sets.
Nov 6, 18:48
Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts against Nick Kyrgios of Australia during their Men's Singles First Round match on day two of the 2015 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Chris
Result: Andy Murray holds off Richard Gasquet to reach Paris Masters semi-finals
Andy Murray reaches the Paris Masters semi-finals for the first time in his career after a three-set win against Richard Gasquet.
Nov 6, 15:54
Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during his men's singles match against Italy's Andreas Seppi on day five of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 23, 2015
Result: Roger Federer knocked out by John Isner in third round of Paris Masters
Roger Federer is knocked out of the Paris Masters in three sets by John Isner in the third round of the competition.
Nov 5, 18:05
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his victory following the sixth day of the Swiss Indoors ATP 500 tennis tournament against Jack Sock of US at St Jakobshalle on October 31, 2015 in Basel, Switzerland.
Result: Roger Federer eases past Andreas Seppi to progress to third round
World number two Roger Federer progresses to the third round of the Paris Masters with a comfortable 6-1 6-1 victory over Andreas Seppi.
Nov 4, 20:48
Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene plays a shot during his men's singles match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic on day two of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2015
Result: Aljaz Bedene exits Paris Masters to John Isner
John Isner overcomes Great Britain's Aljaz Bedene in straight sets to reach the third round of the Paris Masters.
Nov 4, 14:46
Jack Sock returns a forehand to Denis Kudla during the BB&T Atlanta Open at Atlantic Station on July 30, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Result: Jack Sock overcomes John Isner to keep Swiss Indoors hopes alive
John Isner exits the Swiss Indoors championship after falling to a 7-6 6-3 defeat to Jack Sock in Basel.
Oct 29, 17:10
Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic celebrates winning in his Mens Singles Third Round match against Pablo Andujar of Spain during day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2015
Result: Tomas Berdych sweeps aside Gilles Simon to reach Shanghai Masters quarter-finals
Tomas Berdych will face Andy Murray in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals thanks to a 6-3 6-3 win over Gilles Simon in the third round.
Oct 15, 15:23
Andy Murray observes a ball during the second round of the US Open on September 3, 2015
Result: Andy Murray into Shanghai Masters quarter-finals after beating John Isner
Andy Murray beats American John Isner 6-7 6-4 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters.
Oct 15, 09:24
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates during Day Two of the Davis Cup Semi Final match between Great Britain and Australia at Emirates Arena on September 19, 2015
Result: Andy Murray sees off Steve Johnson to reach third round of Shanghai Masters
Andy Murray moves into the third round of the Shanghai Masters after defeating American Steve Johnson in straight sets.
Oct 14, 10:24
John Isner of the US hits a return to Adrian Mannarino of France during their men's singles first round match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai on October 12, 2015
Result: John Isner sees off David Goffin to progress into third round of Shanghai Masters
John Isner moves into the third round of the Shanghai Masters with a 6-3 7-6[5] victory over David Goffin in China.
Oct 14, 08:00
John Isner of the US hits a return to Adrian Mannarino of France during their men's singles first round match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai on October 12, 2015
Result: John Isner progresses into second round of Shanghai Masters
John Isner swiftly overcomes Adrian Mannarino in straight sets to reach the second round of the Shanghai Masters.
Oct 12, 09:24
Novak Djokovic in action during his US Open semi-final on September 11, 2015
Result: Novak Djokovic breezes past John Isner to reach sixth China Open semi-final
Defending China Open champion Novak Djokovic eases into the semi-finals following a 6-2 6-2 victory over John Isner.
Oct 9, 13:49
Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts to a point in his semifinal match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during day 12 of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 30, 2015
Result: Novak Djokovic makes light work of Ze Zhang at China Open
Novak Djokovic needs just 55 minutes to see off wildcard Ze Zhang 6-2 6-1 in the third round of the China Open in Beijing.
Oct 8, 10:43
Dan Evans of Great Britain plays a backhand during a practice session at Emirates Arena on September 17, 2015
Why selecting Dan Evans is the right choice for Great Britain
Sports Mole assesses why Great Britain captain Leon Smith was right to select Dan Evans for his side's Davis Cup semi-final with Australia.
Sep 18, 10:18
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Leonardo Mayer of Argentina during their 2015 US Open Men's Singles round 1 match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 1, 2015
Roger Federer: 'Handling John Isner's serves was key to beating him at US Open'
Roger Federer says that handling John Isner's strong serves was key to winning his fourth-round tie at the US Open.
Sep 8, 06:57
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Leonardo Mayer of Argentina during their 2015 US Open Men's Singles round 1 match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 1, 2015
Result: Roger Federer overcomes John Isner to reach US Open quarter-finals
Roger Federer advances to the quarter-finals of the US Open by beating 13th seed John Isner in straight sets.
Sep 8, 04:57
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Leonardo Mayer of Argentina during their 2015 US Open Men's Singles round 1 match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 1, 2015
Roger Federer not keen on coaching career
Roger Federer suggests that he will not become a 'super-coach' after his playing career comes to an end.
Sep 7, 00:03
John Isner of the United States reacts after defeating Malek Jaziri of Tunisia during their Men's Singles First Round match on Day Two of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2015
Justin Gimelstob: 'John Isner working on weaknesses'
Justin Gimelstob claims that John Isner could be more successful after working on the weaker parts of his game.
Sep 6, 22:17
John Isner of the United States reacts after defeating Malek Jaziri of Tunisia during their Men's Singles First Round match on Day Two of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2015
John Isner: 'I can beat Roger Federer'
American John Isner is confident that he can overcome Roger Federer in their fourth-round match-up at the US Open on Monday.
Sep 6, 17:05
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Leonardo Mayer of Argentina during their 2015 US Open Men's Singles round 1 match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 1, 2015
Roger Federer expecting John Isner support
Roger Federer is not expecting to receive the majority of the support in his US Open fourth-round meeting with American John Isner on Monday.
Sep 6, 16:26
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Leonardo Mayer of Argentina during their 2015 US Open Men's Singles round 1 match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 1, 2015
Roger Federer pleased with display on big points in win over Philipp Kohlschreiber
Roger Federer believes that his display during the big points of the match was the difference between him and Philipp Kohlschreiber in his third-round win over the German.
Sep 6, 00:13
John Isner of the United States reacts after defeating Malek Jaziri of Tunisia during their Men's Singles First Round match on Day Two of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2015
Result: John Isner through to US Open fourth round due to Jiri Vesely retirement
Number 13 seed John Isner benefits from the retirement of Jiri Vesely to secure his place in the fourth round of the US Open where he will face Roger Federer.
Sep 5, 20:44
James Ward of Great Britain in Gentlemens Singles first round match against Luca Vanni of Italy during day two of Wimbledon on June 30, 2015
Who should feature for Great Britain in Davis Cup semi-final?
Sports Mole assesses who could gain selection for Great Britain when they play Australia in the Davis Cup semi-finals later this month.
Sep 4, 12:27
John Isner of the United States reacts after defeating Malek Jaziri of Tunisia during their Men's Singles First Round match on Day Two of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2015
Result: John Isner beats Mikhail Youzhny in straight sets to progress in US Open
John Isner defeats Mikhail Youzhny 6-3 6-4 6-4 in the second round of the US Open.
Sep 3, 22:34
John Isner of the United States reacts after defeating Malek Jaziri of Tunisia during their Men's Singles First Round match on Day Two of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2015
Result: John Isner cruises into second round of US Open with straight-sets triumph
John Isner defeats Malek Jaziri in straight sets to reach the second round of the US Open.
Sep 1, 19:22
Sam Querrey of USA returns the ball to Tigre Hank of Mexico during the Mexico ATP Open men's single tennis match, in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico on February 24, 2014
Result: John Isner suffers surprise defeat in Cincinnati
John Isner suffers a surprise straight-sets defeat to American compatriot Sam Querrey in the first round of the Cincinnati Open.
Aug 18, 19:18
Jeremy Chardy of France celebrates match point in his Men's Singles match against John Isner of the United States on day five of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on May 28, 2015
Result: Jeremy Chardy edges out John Isner in epic Rogers Cup quarter-final
John Isner bows out of the Rogers Cup at the quarter-final stage following a gruelling three-set defeat to Jeremy Chardy in a clash that spanned over three hours.
Aug 14, 23:45
John Isner of USA plays a volley in his match against Steve Johnson of USA during day two of the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters tennis at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club on April 13, 2015
Result: John Isner moves past Nick Kyrgios to reach Rogers Cup quarter-finals
John Isner beats Nick Kyrgios 7-5 6-3 to move into the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup in Canada.
Aug 13, 23:17
John Isner celebrates victory in the first round of the Australian Open on January 20, 2015
Result: John Isner overcomes Vasek Pospisil challenge
John Isner secures his place in the third round of the Rogers Cup by beating Vasek Pospisil 7-6(1) 4-6 6-3 in Montreal.
Aug 13, 02:23
John Isner celebrates victory in the first round of the Australian Open on January 20, 2015
Result: John Isner edges Benjamin Becker at Rogers Cup
John Isner is through to the Rogers Cup second round with a three-set triumph over Benjamin Becker.
Aug 11, 23:51
Britain's Andy Murray celebrates beating Italy's Andreas Seppi during their men's singles third round match on day six of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 4, 2015
Tim Henman: 'Andy Murray can neutralise Ivo Karlovic serve'
Tim Henman backs Andy Murray to cope with Ivo Karlovic's big serve when the two players meet in the fourth round of Wimbledon.
Jul 5, 14:54
Marin Cilic of Croatia celebrates a point in his Gentlemens Singles Second Round match against Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania during day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 1, 2015
Marin Cilic: 'I'm happy John Isner match is over'
After beating John Isner in five sets over two days, Maric Cilic reveals his delight at making the fourth round at Wimbledon.
Jul 4, 15:24
Marin Cilic of Croatia celebrates a point in his Gentlemens Singles Second Round match against Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania during day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 1, 2015
Result: Marin Cilic conquers John Isner in five-set thriller
Marin Cilic takes victory against John Isner in a five-set marathon encounter in the third round at Wimbledon.
Jul 4, 15:09
A general view of the Wimbledon logo on day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on June 23, 2014
Met Office confirms hottest ever Wimbledon
The Met Office confirms that it has been the hottest ever day at Wimbledon with temperatures of 35.7°C recorded at nearby Kew Gardens.
Jul 1, 16:58
John Isner of the United States celebrates after winning his Gentlemen's Singles first round match against Daniel Smethurst of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon
Result: John Isner through in straight sets
American John Isner is through to the third round at Wimbledon after beating Australia's Matthew Ebden 6-2 7-6 6-4.
Jul 1, 15:42
John Isner of the United States celebrates after winning his Gentlemen's Singles first round match against Daniel Smethurst of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon
Ball boy falls ill during John Isner match
A match is stopped at Wimbledon while a ball boy receives medical treatment after falling ill in hot conditions.
Jul 1, 15:29