Isner into first Wimbledon quarterfinal at 10th attempt

Isner will be playing Milos Raonic for a semifinal spot.

Isner, 33, will be playing in his first quarterfinal at the majors since the 2011 US Open.   -  AP

American ninth seed John Isner reached his first Wimbledon quarterfinal at the 10th attempt on Monday with a 6-4, 7-6 (10/8), 7-6 (7/4) win over Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas.

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Isner, 33, will be playing in his first quarterfinal at the majors since the 2011 US Open when he faces former Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic for a semifinal spot on Wednesday.

Tsitsipas was bidding to become the first ever Greek player -- man or woman -- to reach the last-eight at a Grand Slam.