Fourth-seeded defending champion Jack Sock defeated top-seeded John Isner, 7-6 (4), 6-3, in an all-American semifinal in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship at Houston.
"I love playing in this city, on this court. I love the clay," said Sock, who has won 16 consecutive sets in this event. "There's something about that little stadium there, it's a great atmosphere."
Sock will face Argentina's Juan Monaco in the final Sunday. The 32-year-old Monaco, the 2012 winner, beat third-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-4, 6-2.
“I'm really happy to be here again in the final,” said Monaco,...