Karlovic edges Isner in Acapulco
Karlovic served 15 aces and Isner fired eight in a matchup between two of the game's biggest servers that was decided by a record-equaling eighth consecutive tie breaker. The eight straight tie breakers between the pair matches the previous record set by Marat Safin and Ivan Ljubicic.
A visibly upset Isner said after the match ''I'm very disappointed, obviously.''
South Africa's Kevin Anderson downed Stephane Robert of France 6-2 , 7-6 (7) and will next play America's Sam Querrey, while Spaniard Feliciano Lopez had a 6-4, 6-2 victory over France's Edouard Roger-Vasselin.