Norcross, Georgia: John Isner overwhelmed Gilles Muller of Luxembourg in the third set to win 7-5, 6-7 (3), 6-1 on Saturday and reach the Atlanta Tennis Championships final for the second straight year.
Isner, the No. 3 seed, will face fellow-American and top seed Mardy Fish in Sunday's final. Fish beat Ryan Harrison 6-2, 6-4.
Fish, No. 9 in the world, beat Isner in the 2010 Atlanta final and has not lost a set this week. Isner can improve his No. 35 ranking by beating Fish.