July 2010

Marathon Man Isner Squeaks by Muller at Atlanta

July 22, 2010

John Isner, competing in his first tournament since Wimbledon, defeated Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 4-6, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (7) last night at the Atlanta Tennis Championships. Isner became a household tennis name after winning a three-day marathon over Frenchman Nicolas Mahut at the All England Club last month, prevailing 70-68 in the fifth set in […]

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Mahut Returns with Win at Newport

July 7, 2010

Nicolas Mahut played his first singles match yesterday since his epic marathon against John Isner two weeks ago at Wimbledon. Mahut defeated No. 3 seed Alejandro Falla 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport, Rhode Island. The match, played in 97-degree heat, lasted just 83 minutes, […]

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Nadal Tops Berdych to Win 2nd Wimbledon Title

July 4, 2010

The stage was too big and Rafael Nadal was too good for Tomas Berdych earlier today at the All England Club. Nadal won his second Wimbledon crown and 8th Grand Slam championship defeating Berdych 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in a final that was closer than the score would indicate. The No. 1-ranked Spaniard missed Wimbledon last […]

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