John Isner of the US plays a shot against Bernard Tomic of Australia during the men's reverse singles match at the World Group first round Davis Cup tennis tournament at Kooyong in Melbourne on March 6, 2016. / AFP / Paul Crock
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John Isner powered the United States to victory over Australia in the Davis Cup World Group tie with a masterful serving performance at Kooyong Sunday.The towering Isner served 49 aces in delivering a 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (7/4) victory over Australia's Bernard Tomic in two hours 15 minutes in the fourth rubber to clinch the tie with an unassailable 3-1 lead.It was a dominant serving performance by the 2.08-meter tall (6 feet 10 inches) Isner and set the tone from the first point.Isner served at 76 percent, won 81 percent of his first serve points and broke Tomic's serve twice.Isner began confidently, only dropping four points on his service in the first two sets, before Tomic rallied to take the third set 7-5 to fire up the home crowd.
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