Can clay cure John Isner's woes?

Updated: April 20, 2011, 2:04 PM ET
By Ravi Ubha | ESPN.com

The past 10 months have been memorable for John Isner, although not necessarily in the way he wanted. Sure, Isner made headlines around the world for outlasting Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the fifth set at Wimbledon in a match spread over three days, reminiscent of a cricket Test without the tea. And Isner finished the season in the top 20, a significant first.

But the 6-foot-9 native of Greensboro, N.C. -- a gentle giant if ever there was one -- has struggled with his health since the ...

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