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2014-01-14 00:20:30

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Zealand Festival of Tennis onlookers witnessed impressive tennis sportsmanship on Saturday 11 January as John Isner bet Yen-Hsun Lu 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) and fired 23 aces in the match, winning this year's Heineken Open. Moet & Chandon the official champagne sponsor of the New Zealand Festival of Tennis awarded Isner's victory with a personalized Moet & Chandon jeroboam, created exclusively to honor exceptional sporting...

2013-10-25 23:21:20

4th Annual Ebix Charity Challenge Returns to Isner’s Hometown of Greensboro, N.C. on December 7, 2013 Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 America’s No. 1 tennis player, John Isner, announced today that his annual charity event, the Ebix Charity Challenge, will return to his hometown of Greensboro, North Carolina on December 7, 2013. All proceeds from the 4th Annual Ebix Charity Challenge will again benefit the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, which is where Isner’s...

2010-07-03 09:08:00

DAYTONA, Fla., July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Records show he has endurance, but Jeremiah Weed wants to know if he has speed. On the heels of winning the longest match in the history of professional tennis, no man is more deserving of some "R & R" than tennis star John Isner. Before Isner can kick up his heels and relax, the Tampa, FL resident will visit Jeremiah Weed's Backyard at Daytona International Speedway for an epic battle against Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Jeremiah...

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2009-10-05 10:16:17

Gael Monfils and Stanislas Wawrinka claimed straight-set wins Monday in first-round play at the $1.23 million Japan Open tennis tournament in Tokyo. Monfils, seeded fourth, used three service breaks to dispatch Marsel Ilhan in 66 minutes. Monfils, 23, saved five break-point situations and had 15 aces in just nine service games. Wawrinka, the No. 7 seed, had one break in each set of a 6-4, 6-4 win over John Isner. He was forced into just one break-point chance by Isner and saved it. Also...

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2009-10-02 11:56:27

Defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga came from behind Friday and earned a semifinal berth at the $608,500 Thailand Open. Tsonga, who is the tournament's No. 1 seed, got past qualifier Marco Chiudinelli 6-7 (9-7), 6-3, 6-4 in their quarterfinal match. He blasted 20 aces and had his serve broken once in the match. He pulled off the win by breaking Chiudinelli's serve once in each set. Tsonga heads into Saturday's semifinals against No. 4-seeded Viktor Troicki, who topped John Isner 7-6 (7-3),...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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