John Isner is the No.2 American male Tennis Player who just a little behind Jack Sock and slightly above Sam Querrey. Currently ranked No.18 in the world, he has managed to win his second ATP title in a row. With both Newport( on grass) and Atlanta (on hard court) titles under his belt, the 32-year-old is building a winning streak. Moreover, he won these two events without dropping a single set which goes to prove that his service game worked perfectly. In the finals, he had to deal with Ryan Harrison, a 25-year-old fellow compatriot.

John Isner edged Harrison in two tie-breaks

At 32, John Isner is by now a highly experienced ATP player with a solid background. En route to his fourth title in Atlanta (ATP 250), the big American server did nothing wrong. The finals brought Ryan Harrison on the other end of the field. Before the match, the head-to-head stats had Isner in front by a slide with 5-2. As it turned out, Isner increased that gap eventually.

The opening act saw both players holding tight on their own service games. It all came down to a tie-break where Isner had the stronger mindset edging his opponent.

With nothing to lose after failing to win the inaugural set, Harrison went to attack Isner in the second set's debut. It worked for a while as Isner lost his serve once. Even so, he immediately broke back and the set went once again to a decisive tie-break. Once more, Harrison had a chance to clinch the set and failing to do so opened the gate for Isner who converted the second match point he had.

Can Isner be a threat at US Open?

Following those two great weeks at Newport and Atlanta, Isner is now 24-14 in win/ loss ratio this season. A former ATP No. 9 back in 2012, he has never been close to a big result at Grand Slams. So far, his best outcome at a Major remains a quarterfinal at 2011 US Open. And that's the venue towards the herd is heading now. US Open, the last Major of the season may produce some surprises given the fact that Novak Djokovic is out and Andy Murray's hip injury might hamper his chances.

It seems that there is a door open for other guys and Isner should be among them. In a good day, the American can produce some outstanding tennis. There is only one to success: A powerful first serve inside the box.

Over the past two weeks, Isner did produce some solid tennis moves. The upcoming Masters 1000 event in Canada and the one in Cincinnati will shed some light on his chances of entering the 2017 US Open.

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