Losing to the same opponent in the U.S. Open's third round for the third consecutive year, 13th-seeded John Isner was beaten 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) Saturday by Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber, leaving zero American men in the field. (Murray Into US Open 4th Round for 7th Time)
Isner, the highest-ranked man from the United States, hit 42 aces and saved all five break points he faced, but it wasn't enough against the 22nd-seeded Kohlschreiber. (Nishikori Wins | Wawrinka Gets Walkover)
Kohlschreiber will face Djokovic in the fourth round.