John Isner Wins Newport Tennis Title
Isner defeated Hewitt in ATP Hall of Fame Championships final.
John Isner took home his second consecutive ATP Hall of Fame Championships title in Newport on Sunday with a 7-6 (7-1), 6-4 victory over Lleyton Hewitt.
Isner will return to the Ferncroft Country Club's Joan Norton Stadium on Monday, July 23, for a 6 p.m. match against the Philadelphia Freedoms. He will then travel to London where he will represent the U.S. in the Summer Games.
"It's huge for me," Isner told the Associated Press of his win over Hewitt. "It's the first time I've ever defended a title. I'm very happy to come through today against a great opponent -- in my opinion one of the greatest ever. It's a big win for me."