John Isner Bio

  • • Began playing tennis at age 9. Also played basketball until age 14.
  • • Wife, Madison; daughter, Hunter Grace; sons, John Hobbs and James McKinley; father, Robert; mother, Karen; brothers, Jordan and Nathan.
  • • Four-year All-American at University of Georgia (2004-07), winning 2005 NCAA doubles title w/Ruiz, reaching 2007 NCAA singles final and leading Bulldogs to 2007 NCAA team title.
  • • Voted ATP Most Improved Player of the Year in 2009.
  • • Member of ATP Player Council for 3 terms from 2014-20.
  • • Enjoys playing poker, golf, basketball and fishing.
  • • Fan of Carolina Panthers (NFL) and Carolina Hurricanes (NHL).
  • • Launched Isner Family Foundation in 2019 to fundraise for Dallas hospitals. Also supports UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, where his mom was successfully treated twice.
  • • Partners with Nulo Pet Food on "Aces for Animals" campaign.
  • • Donated $53,500 to Australian bushfire relief in January 2020.
  • • Missed 3 months in 2019 due to foot injury.

Biographical information from ATP. Information might not be up to date.

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