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Marcos Baghdatis

Isner wins BB&T Atlanta Open for third time

In a match that lacked drama, John Isner won his third consecutive BB&T Atlanta Open title with an easy 6-3, 6-3 victory over an injured Marcos Baghdatis on Sunday at Atlantic Station. Isner became the eighth player to achieve a three-peat on the ATP World Tour. In winning the 10th title of his career, Isner has won 12 consecutive matches in Atlanta. Isner took control of the match by breaking Baghdatis in the fourth game of the first set. Baghdatis hit a backhand long to fall behind 15-30, and then unsuccessfully tried to chip a backhand that Isner easily put away with an overhead smash. Baghdatis double-faulted to lose the game and fall behind 3-1. Baghdatis defeated two big servers...