John Isner, Sam Querrey Advance to Winston-Salem Quarters

Top seed John Isner defeated 13th seed Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 6-1, 7-6, while Sam Querrey toppled second-seeded Kevin Anderson 7-6, 6-4.

updated: August 21, 2014 13:32 IST
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John Isner will face seventh-seeded Czech Lukas Rosol in last eight.

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Winston-Salem: Two-time champion John Isner made it safely into the quarter-finals of the ATP hardcourt tournament at Winston-Salem on Wednesday, where compatriot Sam Querrey toppled second-seeded Kevin Anderson in straight sets. (Also Read: US Men Braced for More Grand Slam Misery)

Querrey, seeking a third straight semi-final appearance in the US Open tune-up, downed Anderson 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 to stretch his career record over the South African to 7-4.

"I played great out there. That was the best I've played all summer," said the 56th-ranked Querrey. "I was aggressive the whole time and returned well. I thought everything went pretty well."

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