Roddick upset by Isner at US Open

September 5, 2009 6:32:31 PM PDT
Andy Roddick has been upset by 6-foot-9 American John Isner in the third round of the U.S. Open. The 55th-ranked Isner smacked 38 aces to beat the 2003 Open champion 7-6 (3), 6-3, 3-6, 5-7, 7-6 (5) Saturday.

Isner - who led Georgia to the 2007 NCAA team tennis championship - reached the fourth round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time.

The No. 5-seeded Roddick is the first of the top 16 seeded men to lose at the U.S. Open.

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