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John Isner - Matthew Ebden
Indian Wells Masters - 14 March 2012

Indian Wells – Follow the Tennis match between John Isner and Matthew Ebden live with Eurosport. The match starts at 18:00 on 14 March 2012. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
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ISNER 6-4 7-5 - GAME, SET AND MATCH! John Isner wraps up victory with an unerring service hold, and Ebden never looks like responding as the American closes out the win and books his spot in the quarter-finals! Next up for Isner will be a clash with either Ryan Harrison or Gilles Simon in the last eight.

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ISNER 6-4 6-5 - BREAK! Isner stamps his authority on the second set at the crucial moment, breaking serve with two thunderous forehand winners, and Ebden is utterly shell-shocked as he faces defeat.

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ISNER 6-4 5-5 - Isner again levels with consummate ease, and he's not remotely flustered with Ebden looking to steal in and claim a crucial break.

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ISNER 6-4 4-5 - Ebden again forces his way in front in this second set as he moves to within a game of snatching it, and Isner will have to be on his guard now.

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ISNER 6-4 4-4 - Isner levels at 4-4 with a flurry of powerful groundstrokes, and the American is thriving on serve as he looks pretty unplayable.

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ISNER 6-4 3-4 - Ebden plants two serves into the net to begin his game, but responds superbly to hold comfortably and Isner falls behind once more in this second set.

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ISNER 6-4 3-3 - The American is feeding off the crowd's support as he waves his arms to lift them further after taking the game with a forehand down the line!

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ISNER 6-4 2-3 - Ebden is finding a good rhythm on his serve, and he closes out another game to 15 with Isner unable to make an impact.

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ISNER 6-4 2-2 - Isner is utterly unwavering on serve, and he takes another game very comfortably with three very fine first deliveries.

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ISNER 6-4 1-2 - Ebden hammers two brilliant forehand winners as he battles through his service game and takes it to lead.

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ISNER 6-4 1-1 - Isner races through his game with almost scant regard for his opponent as he hammers three booming first serves down the centre of the box.

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ISNER 6-4 0-1 - Ebden again serves first in this second set, and he holds comfortably with three big first deliveries, and Isner can only lunge at the ball helplessly.

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ISNER 6-4 - SET! Isner has no trouble whatsoever in serving out for the opening set, and he clenches his fist and salutes the Indian Wells crowd as he finds a big first delivery to close it out!

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ISNER 5-4 - Ebden, to his credit, ensures that Isner is not afforded a cheap break at the end of the set, and the American will now need to serve out for it.

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ISNER 5-3 - Isner moves to within a game of the opening set as he holds serve with a barrage of big deliveries, and Ebden is really struggling to find any rhythm or confidence.

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ISNER 4-3 - Ebden responds with a gutsy service hold after being pushed to deuce by the relentless Isner, but the Australian comes through.

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ISNER 4-2 - Isner consolidates his break of serve with a composed hold, and the big American is opening up a commanding lead in this set now.

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ISNER 3-2 - BREAK! Ebden wavers on serve as he plants three first deliveries into the net, and Isner capitalises with a clinical break to 30 as he takes the advantage!

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ISNER 2-2 - Isner holds with consummate ease as he finds two big serves and even comes in court to meet a return from Ebden on the full.

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ISNER 1-2 - Ebden keeps his nose in front with a fierce forehand down the line, and he holds to 30 with Isner unable to build on a strong start in the game.

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ISNER 1-1 - Isner finds two enormous first serves to pin Ebden firmly back behind the baseline, and he holds with ease to 15.

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ISNER 0-1 - Matthew Ebden gets off to a solid start in this opening set with three first serves to hold against Isner.

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Over on Stadium 2 now, big John Isner takes on Matthew Ebden of Australia, and the 11th seed has the backing of the crowd here.