Ivo Karlovic Stuns US Open Champion Marin Cilic, John Isner Aces it in Shanghai

Ivo Karlovic handed a shock defeat to US Open champion Marin Cilic while John Isner smashed 22 aces on his way to a victory over Spain's Pablo Andujar in Shanghai.

updated: October 06, 2014 17:41 IST
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US Open champion Marin Cilic reacts during his shocking exit from Shanghai Masters at the hands of Ivo Karlovic


U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic was eliminated in the first round of the Shanghai Masters, losing to Ivo Karlovic 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 (2) Monday.

Karlovic had 20 aces and won 85 percent of points on his first serve to prevent Cilic from securing his spot at the ATP finals in London.

Cilic is in the sixth spot for the eight-man field, with several players not far behind as the season winds down.

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