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Marathon man wants more from career

John Isner, known for wild Wimbledon win, takes another big step at U.S. Open

Updated: September 3, 2010, 11:02 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Since a Wimbledon win that stretched over three days and into the tennis record books, John Isner seems to have wrestled with its implications. It's probably a little soon for Isner, 25, to get nostalgic over his moment, and it's not the one he wants as his epitaph.

"I'm fine; I embrace it," Isner said. "I think it's really cool what Nicolas [Mahut] and I did that day. It's not gonna bother me. [But] I've said this a lot: I don't want that to be like the lasting image ...

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