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Isner triumphs in Atlanta after the longest final of the year 

Isner triumphs in Atlanta after the longest final of the year


John Isner defeated Kevin Anderson with 6-7 (3) 7-6 (2) 7-6 (2) in the longest final in format 2 of 3 sets of the year and won the tournament in Atlanta.

The match lasted 2 hours and 54 minutes, but there was something even more remarkable - that was the finale of the highest players in the history of ATP - Isner is 2.08 m, and Anderson just five inches shorter.

The meeting was very equal and dramatic as the American tennis player saved two match points before to reach the final success. Isner struck 24 aces in the match and affect all 11 opportunity for break that are discovered to his rival, who responded with 21 aces and saved a breakball. With the success Isner will be back in the top 20 in the world rankings.

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