Federer Ousts US Hope Isner

first_imgRoger Federer shut out John Isner in a tiebreaker — something that had never happened to the big-serving, 6-foot-10 American in an official, tour-level match — and won their fourth-round U.S. Open match 7-6 (0), 7-6 (6), 7-5.Federer broke in the last game, ending Isner’s streak of 110 consecutive service holds at Flushing Meadows over the last two years.Federer has not dropped a set on the way to a quarterfinal against No. 12 Richard Gasquet, who got past No. 6 Tomas Berdych 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 earlier.With losses by Isner and Donald Young, this is the 16th consecutive Grand Slam tournament without an American man in the quarterfinals. Isner and Andy Roddick made it that far at the 2011 U.S. Open.TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img

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