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Defending champ Isner advances in Atlanta

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ATLANTA - John Isner kept his Atlanta ATP title defense on track with a 7-6 (10/8), 6-4 quarter-final victory over Australian Marinko Matosevic. 

John Isner serves to Marinko Matosevic of Australia during the BB&T Atlanta Open at Atlantic Station on July 25, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia

A day after Isner fired 30 aces and still had to fight off two match points in a second-round win over Robby Ginepri, the towering American fired 17 aces and won 84 percent of his first-serve points in his win over Matosevic.

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