As we await the rematch, relive the match that made history via Nicolas Mahut’s book, entitled Le Match de ma Vie. Published last month in France, the 112-page book follows Mahut’s emotions in the 11-hour match, the introduction beginning with a vivid description of his memory of Isner’s winning shot. “And so, it was over. Opposite […]
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Day 8 was finals day at the Hopman Cup and brought in a crowd of 8,564 people to Perth’s Burswood Dome. Justine Henin and Bethanie Mattek-Sands were up first, with Henin getting the win 7-6, 6-3. John Isner was up next and leveled the Final with a 6-3, 6-4 over Ruben Bemelmans. The decider was the […]
John Isner had quite a 2010. The ATP 19th-ranked player won his first-ever Tour title in Auckland in January and then, just five months later, played an epic, record-breaking first-round match against Nicolas Mahut at Wimbledon. In an exclusive interview with The Slice, John said, reflecting on his favorite moments of the year, “Winning my […]
John Isner will be hosting a charity exhibition match in Raleigh, North Carolina on November 20 to benefit ovarian cancer research at Duke University Medical Center. The match will be held in the J.W. Isenhour Indoor Tennis Center at N.C. State and will feature Luke Jensen, Irina Falconi and Lauren Herring. John’s mother is an […]
- Joe Fleming of USA TODAY and his thoughts on WTA player of the year, doubles team of the year, story of the year and more. – People.com reports Maria Sharapova will design her own wedding shoes (with help from Cole Haan). – Maria Sharapova “feels spoiled” with a $250,000 engagement ring, according to USmagazine.com. […]
The practice courts at the US Open were as busy as a beehive, with appearances by John Isner and Maria Kirilenko (pictured above). WTA Tour number 1 doubles player Liezel Huber and her partner, Nadia Petrova practiced on court number 5, as did up-and-comer Andrea Petkovic (who benefited from a walkover yesterday).