John Isner’s heavy metal game drums Andy Murray out of Wimbledon


  • Former champion beaten 6-4, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4 by American
  • Isner serves 36 aces in show of strength on Centre Court

Amid fevered scenes akin to a revivalist meeting, Andy Murray tried his damnedest to conjure up one last famous late night Centre Court miracle. But father time – and the crunching heavy metal tennis of John Isner – offered a crushing riposte.

Afterwards Murray pledged to be back at Wimbledon if his creaking 35-year-old body holds up, but he conceded that was not a given. It only made this 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (3), 6-4 defeat, his earliest ever in 14 appearances here, sting even harder.

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Written by Sean Ingle at Wimbledon
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