Birth Date:April 26, 1985
Birth Place:Greensboro, North Carolina(USA)
Nationality:United States (USA)
Residence:Tampa, Florida, (USA)
John Isner was born April 26, 1985 in Greensboro, North Carolina. His parents are Karen and Bob Isner, and he has two older brothers, Jordan and Nathan.
John began playing tennis at age nine at Carolina tennis academy. After graduating from the Walter Hines Page Senior High School, he attended the University of Georgia. John has played tennis for four years at UGA, earned All-American honors each season from 2004-2007, and is the leader of the school of all time in wins in singles and doubles. In May 2007, after his school to a beloved team in the NCAA title, he reached the singles final and won the doubles title in front of his audience in Athens.
During his first year at college, John began to consider a career as a professional tennis player, knowing that his skills had developed enough to compete at the highest level. John started playing professional events in 2007. After attending a few tournaments, the breakthrough of the American giant later this summer. When he reached the final of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington, DC On the way to his first ATP final, he scored a record five wins in a third set tiebreak. Thank you to his incredible week in Washington has increased its ranking number 193 in the world after only six weeks as a pro.
Since the beginning of his career in 2007, John was recognized as one of the future stars of American tennis. John drew the attention of many due to the only player in the top 150 to attend four-year college, is one of the most difficult, the second player on tour (6 '9 '), and his rapid rise to a top-20 ATP world rankings. In addition, John holds the record for the longest game in the history of tennis ever played. His epic battle at Wimbledon against the French Nicolas Mahut took 11 hours and 5 minutes and ended with the victory of John 70-68 in the fifth set.Click Here
John is currently led by former ATP pro Craig Boynton (since 2009) and lives in Tampa, Florida.
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