John Isner Bio, News and Gossip

  • John Isner Biography: Full name John Robert Isner...Began playing tennis at age nine...Father, Robert, is a builder; mother Karen, is a real estate agent...Has two older brothers, Jordan, 26, who is a teaching tennis pro and Nathan, 28, who is a builder and works with his father (all three attended North Carolina State Univ.)...Played four years and earned All-American honors each season at Univ. of Georgia from 2004-07 and school's all-time leader in singles and doubles wins...In May 2007, reached NCAA singles final, losing to Virginia's Somdev Devvarman in a third set tie-break but led his squad to NCAA team title...Also won NCAA doubles title. Hobbies include playing poker, golf, basketball and watching ESPN...Played basketball until ninth grade and was 6'3" (1.90m) before growing five inches at around age 16... His favorite TV show is "Curb Your Enthusiasm"...Says if he wasn't a tennis player he would probably be a basketball player...Idol was former NBA star Karl Malone...Wears a size 15 shoe...Considers hard courts as favorite surface and his forehand and serve as strengths...Coached by former ATP pro Craig Boynton (since March 2009), who used to work with Jim Courier and Mardy Fish.

John Isner Recent News:
  • Video: Isner Reflects On Rome Run 2017
  • Video: Isner Reflects On Rome Run 2017 John Isner says it's all between the ears as he explains how his relaxed state has carried him to the Rome semi-finals.
  • Video: Isner Hits Forehand Hot Shot Winner Rome 2017
  • Video: Isner Hits Forehand Hot Shot Winner Rome 2017 John Isner finds the corner with this forehand passing hot shot against Marin Cilic in the Rome quarter-finals.
  • Geneva Open 2017 Main Draw
  • Geneva Open 2017 Main Draw(1) WC Stan Wawrinka vs ByeRogerio Dutra Silva vs Joao Sousa(PR)Tommy Robredo vs QualifierQualifier vs (6)Sam
  • Isner: Clay Isn't Good For Grinders
  • Long John disputes a common clay-court theory.John Isner isn't a traditional clay-court thinker. Isner, who beat Marin Cilic to reach his first Rome
  • Video: Isner In For The Long Haul
  • Video: Isner In For The Long Haul John Isner tells ATP World Tour Uncovered presented by Peugeot that he feels like a young 31, as he talks about
  • Watch: Mini-Tennis Twist
  • Jack Sock and John Isner add a twist to a favorite warm-up. U.S. Davis Cup teammates Jack Sock and John Isner reprised their mini-tennis warm-up
  • Kyrgios: New Focus, Same Fire
  • The new Nick vows to retain qualities of combustible Nick. Nick Kyrgios capped a declarative Davis Cup victory over John Isner with a
  • Watch: Federer, Gates Partner For Charity Exo
  • Billionaire Microsoft co-founder will partner Federer in Seattle on April 29th.
  • Watch: US Reconvenes Same Cast For Davis Cup Quarterfinals
  • See captain Jim Courier announce U.S. Davis Cup roster. Captain Jim Courier has reconvened a winning cast for the United States' Davis Cup
  • Miami Open 2017 Main Draw
  • Miami Open 2017 Main Draw (1)Stan Wawrinka vs ByeGastao Elias vs Horacio ZeballosAlexandr Dolgopolov vs Malek JaziriBye vs (31)Feliciano Lopez(18)
  • ATP Abierto Mexicano Telcel 2017 Main Draw
  • Abierto Mexicano Telcel 2017 Main Draw (1) WC Novak Djokovic vs Martin KlizanJuan Martin del Potro vs Qualifier/Lucky LoserBernard Tomic vs (SE)Donald
  • Australian Open 2017 Main Draw
  • Australian Open 2017 Main DrawAndy Murray (GBR) [1] vs Illya Marchenko (UKR) Qualifier vs Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE) Alex De
  • Watch: Thiem's Behind-the-Back Brilliance
  • When you test Thiem's wondrous one-hander stuff like this happens. Among the unwritten rules for ATP players: Don't drop shot Novak Djokovic,
  • Video: Murray Hot Shot vs Isner In Paris
  • Video: Murray Hot Shot vs Isner In Paris During the BNP Paribas Masters final, Andy Murray flicks a backhand past John Isner at the net.
  • Video: Isner In Disbelief After This Murray Pass In Paris
  • Video: Isner In Disbelief After This Murray Pass In Paris John Isner can't believe Andy Murray comes up with this forehand pass during the BNP Paribas Masters final in Paris.

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