July 2012

Isner Defeats Hewitt to Defend Title at Newport

July 15, 2012

Defending champion John Isner rode his booming serve to defeat former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the final of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport, R.I., this afternoon. The title was the No.11-ranked Isner’s first since Winston- Salem last August and the fourth of his career. Now 31 years […]

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Isner Tops Mahut at Newport

July 12, 2012

Top seed and defending champion John Isner defeated old pal Nicolas Mahut 6-2, 7-6 (2) in the second round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships at Newport, R.I., yesterday. Isner and Mahut will forever be linked by their epic first-round marathon at Wimbledon in 2010. That match, the longest ever played, lasted 11 hours […]

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Federer Stops Murray to Win 7th Wimbledon Title

July 8, 2012

Roger Federer proved, once again, that there’s plenty of life left in the old boy. The soon-to-be 31-year old won his record 17th Grand Slam, tied Pete Sampras and Willie Renshaw for most Wimbledon titles with seven, and reclaimed the No. 1 ranking with a solid 3-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 win over Scotsman Andy Murray […]

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