Isner’s Blissful Ignorance


Tennis's new giant, the 6-foot-9 University of Georgia graduate (!) John Isner, blasted 34 aces to upset No. 27 Jarkko Nieminen.

In his next match he'll take on the South African qualifier, Rik De Voest.

He is not overawed.

"Who?" Isner said yesterday, when asked about De Voest. "I have no — never heard of him. Not that he's not — I just don't know many people here. Not that he's not a good player, but I just don't know anybody."

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