John Isner Loses to Philipp Kohlschreiber in US Open Third Round

Updated: 31 August 2014 08:12 IST

Thirteenth-seeded American John Isner was beaten 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) by Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber.

John Isner Loses to Philipp Kohlschreiber in US Open Third Round
The big-serving, 6-foot-10 Isner converted only 1 of 12 break points and surprisingly was outplayed in all three tiebreakers. © AFP

New York:

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)

The big-serving, 6-foot-10 Isner converted only 1 of 12 break points and surprisingly was outplayed in all three tiebreakers. (Serena Advances to 4th Round | Kvitova Ousted)

Earlier Saturday, Sam Querrey - the only other U.S. man left of the 12 originally in the draw - lost to No. 1 Novak Djokovic.

Kohlschreiber will face Djokovic in the fourth round.

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