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John Isner advances to Atlanta semifinals

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By MATT WINKELJOHN
Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) - Top-seeded John Isner advanced to his fourth straight Atlanta Open semifinal Friday, beating James Blake 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5).

Isner will face seventh-seeded Lleyton Hewitt, the Australian who overcame a disastrous start to beat third seed Ivan Dodig 1-6, 6-3, 6-0.

In the night quarterfinals, second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa topped Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, and American Ryan Harrison beat Colombia's Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (2).

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