American tennis player John Isner overcame the quarterfinal barrier in New York, beating Australian Jordan Thompson in two sets – 6/4, 6/1.
For 1 hour and 3 minutes of the duel, the ninth racket of the world, 33-year-old John, recorded three breaks and 16 aces, making one mistake when serving. 24-year-old Thompson, who occupies the 60th place in the world classification, made three breaks and two double faults. The American increased the lead in the personal meetings of the players – 2: 0.
In the match for reaching the final of the New York Open tournament, Isner will fight with his compatriot Reilly Opelka