Isner dumps Djokovic, to face Federer in final

(Last Updated On: March 27, 2012)

Isner took it all in after his win. MAL TAAM PHOTO

FROM THE BNP PARIBAS OPEN AT INDIAN WELLS – John Isner pulled off the biggest hard court victory of his career in stopping No. 1 Novak Djokovic 7-6 (7), 3-6, 7-6 (5) in the semifinals and now will know that when the rankings are released next week he will finally crack the top 10.

The victory was huge for the Amercian giant, as it backs up his stunner over Roger Federer in Davis Cup and, since ABC broadcast it, likely showcased his improved game to the rest of the world. Isner flamed in number of serves that topped 140 mph during the match and without question, his ability to hurt the world