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Shanghai R2: [8] John Isner wins epic clash vs Kevin Anderson 7-6(3) 6-7(8) 7-6(7)

Epic battle concluded in 2 hours and 45 minutes. Isner wins.
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I thought John was done and dusted after dropping serve 3 times in the breaker. Really good job to keep the ball in play and draw some shaky errors from Kevin that kind of choked there..

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Isner moonballing (the change-up in the tiebreak) is what won him the match. They were both just smacking the ball at each other. But Kevin has a MP on serve, Isner moonballed it back to Kevin, and Kevin made the error, putting them back on serve.

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What a match, 3 tie-breaks, no break of serve and Isner had 78% FS in over 3tie-breakers match.
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Isner=clutch.

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What a choke Anderson

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Can anyone give the details about the match?

-When did Isner save MPs (what score was it)?
-Who was serving then?
-Did anybody serve for the match?


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Can anyone give the details about the match?

-When did Isner save MPs (what score was it)?
-Who was serving then?
-Did anybody serve for the match?

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[3-4*]
[3-5*]
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Re: Shanghai R2: [8] John Isner wins epic clash vs Kevin Anderson 7-6(3) 6-7(8) 7-6(7

Was heartbreaking to watch - particularly since I woke up at 2am to watch the match!! Oh well, such is life.
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Isner backt to being clutch again
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