Roger Federer v John Isner: Miami Open men’s singles final – live!

If Isner wins the final today, it will complete a US sweep for the men’s titles here: the Bryan brothers won the doubles earlier against Stefanos Tsitsipas and Wesley Koolhof.

It’s been four years since these two men met (in a match, I’m sure they chat in the locker room/on luxury yachts all the time) and that was in a Masters even too - the Paris Masters to be exact. Isner was the winner then, although Federer has the better record overall in the head-to-head. He leads the series 5-2.

But Isner has form in Florida, and won the title – his first Masters – here last year. He’s yet to drop a set this tournament but has won all but one of them on tiebreaks, which is remarkable even by Isner’s standards. Oddly, Federer’s toughest match came against the Moldovan qualifier Radu Albot in his opening match. Those Moldovans though, tough tennis players.

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