Isner upsets Djokovic, Federer tops Nadal!/nickfreije/status/181393654198448128

Even though it didn’t happen at a major, American John Isner managed to shock the world by beating the nationally recognized best tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic.

From ESPN:

John Isner fired 20 aces, including one at 135 mph on his fourth match point, to beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic 7-6 (7), 3-6, 7-6 (5) Saturday in the BNP Paribas Open semifinals.

Isner will take on No. 3 Roger Federer in Sunday’s final. Federer topped No. 2 Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 in the other semifinal.

Isner is trying to become the first American winner in the desert since Andre Agassi in 2001.

If Federer beats Isner, his reunion-with-old-trophies tour continues. Rotterdam after 7 years, Dubai after 5 years, and IW after 6 years!

— Roger Federer News (@FedererNews) March 18, 2012

Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 to reach BNP Paribas Open final for the fourth time & will face John Isner.

— SuperSport Blitz (@SuperSportBlitz) March 18, 2012

First Federer, now Djokovic. When the Mayans predicted something big in 2012 they may have been talking about John Isner.

— James LaRosa (@JamesLaRosa) March 17, 2012

Was pleased #Federer beat #Nadal . Should be an interesting final vs Long John #Isner !

— Simon (@Sibutch) March 18, 2012

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