07/30 19:49 CDT John Isner loses to Steve Johnson at Washington
John Isner loses to Steve Johnson at Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) --- Two-time runner-up John Isner was beaten in his opening
match at the Citi Open on Wednesday, then complained that he and fellow
American Steve Johnson played on a secondary court instead of in the main
The fifth-seeded and 12th-ranked Isner failed to earn a single break point and
lost to the 68th-ranked Johnson 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (6), despite hitting 29 aces.
Johnson only converted 1 of 2 break points, but that was enough to get past
Isner, a finalist at Washington's U.S. Open tuneup tournament in 2007 and last
Isner was coming off a hard-court title in Atlanta last week.