#Tennis: #Isner delivers fastest serve in history to spearhead #US victory


#Australia needed #Tomic at his best if they were to avoid losing to the #US on home soil for the first time since 1982, but the world No. 20 initially had no answers against his red-hot opponent.

Fresh from a dominant straight-set victory over #SamGroth on Friday, #Isner was again in scintillating form. His serve, of course, is always a major weapon, and his 49 aces against Tomic featured the fastest in #ATP Tour and #DavisCup #Tennis history at 157 mph (253 km/h), usurping the 156 mph bullet fired by #IvoKarlovic on Davis Cup duty for #Croatia in 2011; but his groundstrokes, volleying and court craft were also too much for Tomic early.

Read more at: http://espn.go.com/tennis/story/_/id/14910657/davis-cup-australia-us-day-three-kooyong

 



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