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Sport Aussie Thompson topples top seed Isner in New York

07:01  14 february  2020
07:01  14 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Australian Jordan Thompson upset US top seed John Isner 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (3/7), 6-3 on Thursday to reach the ATP New York Open quarter-finals. Thompson , who will face Italy's Andreas Seppi on Friday for a berth in the semi-finals, avenged a loss to Isner in last year's New York quarter-finals.

But for Jordan Thompson , his New York Open draw was tough to miss, literally and figuratively. The World No. 63 beat 6’11” Ivo Karlovic on Tuesday 6-3, 7-6(2) and next, he will face 6’10” John Isner , the top seed . Thompson beats Karlovic, to face Isner next in New York .

a close up of Jordan Thompson with a racket: Australia's Jordan Thompson upset US top seed John Isner February 13, 2020 to reach the ATP New York Open quarter-finals © John DONEGAN Australia's Jordan Thompson upset US top seed John Isner February 13, 2020 to reach the ATP New York Open quarter-finals

Australian Jordan Thompson upset US top seed John Isner 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (3/7), 6-3 on Thursday to reach the ATP New York Open quarter-finals.

Thompson, who will face Italy's Andreas Seppi on Friday for a berth in the semi-finals, avenged a loss to Isner in last year's New York quarter-finals.

The world number 63 took his first victory in four meetings with the big-serving American. 

"Pretty stoked with that," Thompson said. "It was a tough match. Didn't get much of a look at his serve. I got one break and managed to hold on somehow."

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New York Post. But it was 5ft 9in Sela who had the last laugh as he toppled the towering 25th seed in a five-set thriller on Court 12. Sela - who is one of the shortest players operating at the top level of the men's game - came from behind to win 6-7 7-6 5-7 7-5 6-3.

Top - seeded John Isner was upset in his first match of the New York Open, losing to Jordan Thompson on Thursday night. The hard-serving American was broken early in the third set and unable to do much from there against Thompson , an Australian whom Isner had defeated in all

The 25-year-old from Sydney surged ahead 5-0 in the first tie-breaker, then fell behind 4-1 in dropping the second only to take the lone break of the match in the final set.

"I just told myself to keep going and I would get a look," Thompson said. "And luckily I pulled it off."

Defending champion Reilly Opelka beat Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka 6-4, 6-4, sending the US third seed into a quarter-final against Taiwan's Jason Jung, who upset British seventh seed Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-4.

British eighth seed Kyle Edmund defeated Germany's Dominik Koepfer 6-2, 6-4 to book a last-eight date with South Korean Kwon Soon-woo.

The other quarter-final sends French fourth seed Ugo Humbert against Serbian sixth seed Miomir Kecmanovic.

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The top seed and world No.9 took the first set in 33 minutes after breaking in the 10th game. Jordan Thompson has lost his quarter final match in the New York Open. Credit:AP. Thompson , the No.7 seed and world No.60, was then broken in his opening two service games of the second set to trail

Schnur finished runner-up last year in New York (l. to Opelka). Aussie Jordan Thompson weathered a dangerous test by moving past big-serving Croat Ivo Next up for Thompson is another gentle giant on Tour when he meets top - seeded American John Isner , who defeated him in the quarter-finals last

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