• Thursday, December 08, 2022


Isner into last eight and a match away from tweeting Trump

John Isner

By: Sarwar Alam

President Donald Trump, visiting London later this week, can expect a Tweet from John Isner if the experienced American player gets through to the semi-finals ofWimbledon. The 33-year-old ninth seed reached the quarter-finals for the first time, and at the 10th attempt, on Monday by beating Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 7-6(8) 7-6(4). If Wimbledon had become a ‘house of horrors’ since Isner entered the record books with an unforgettable 11-hour epic against Frenchman Nicolas Mahut in 2010 — the longest match in tennis history — it is proving much more welcoming now. The victory set up a big-serving last-eight clash with…

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