American tennis player John Isner defeated Ecuadorian Emilio Gómez 7-6(8), 7-5 after 1 hour 47 minutes of play in the ATP 250 quarterfinals in Dallas. The world number 39 will face compatriot JJ Wolf in the semi-finals.
John Isner He continues to fight at the age of 37, wants to enjoy the track and have great weeks. Last season he reached the finals ATP 250 de Houston. In addition, he reached the semi-finals Dallas and Newport ATP 250. In addition, he reached the quarterfinals Cincinnati’s M1000 and inside Atlanta ATP 250. His 2023 began with two very tight losses in the first round Auckland and the Australian Open. Already in Dallasexceeded Chun Hsin Tseng and Daniel Altmaier.
Emilio Gomez He has established himself as a hardcourt player, and on these surfaces he is aiming to break into the Top 100. Last season he became the series champion. Salinas and the Winnipeg Challengers. In addition, he played in the final Challengers de Malaga, Lexington, Columbus 2 and Gwanju. Also reached the semi-finals Orlando and Temuco. 2023 started in the fall Canberra and the second qualifying round Australian Openand the semi-finals Cleveland challenger. In Dallas exceeded Gabriel Diallo and Miomir Kecmanovic.
Isner advances to the semifinals
John Isner and Emilio Gomez met in the quarterfinals Dallas ATP 250.
In the first set, both served very well and did not suffer any breaks. However, both created breakaway opportunities, although they were unable to convert them. In the end, they went to a draw to break the tie. That’s where Isner ran away from the set to get ahead 7-6(8) in 59 minutes.
The second set saw a very similar development, with the American giant playing a bit better but unable to put it into numbers. Gómez, on the other hand, resisted the pass and tried to return passes. In the eighth game, the Ecuadorian had two break points, but they eluded him. There he got frustrated, Isner pressed, cut the bid and sealed it 7-6(8), 7-5 after 1h47min.