Fish outlasts Isner
Mardy Fish won his second straight tournament and 10th straight match, beating John Isner 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) Sunday in the finals of the Atlanta Championships played in mid-90s heat and high humidity.
Fish took the first four points of the tiebreaker. Isner rallied to win the next three points but couldn’t pull even.
With temperatures in the mid-90s, the match lasted 2 hours, 45 minutes. The oncourt temperature hovered near 150 degrees.
Americans Scott Lipsky and Rajeev Ram beat Rohan Bopanna of India and Kristof Vliegen of Belgium 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 12-10 in the doubles final. Lipsky and Ram did not lose a set until the final.