Isner through to Atlanta final

Johns Creek, GA ( - Defending champion and No. 1 seed John Isner kept rolling on, reaching the final of the Atlanta Open with a straight- set win over countryman Jack Sock on Saturday.

The 6-foot-10 Isner needed just 97 minutes to dispatch Sock, 7-5, 6-4, to reach the terminal contest at this U.S. Open Series hardcourt tournament.

Isner had been a back-to-back runner-up to Mardy Fish in 2010 and 2011.

Saturday's later semifinal pits Germany's Benjamin Becker against Dudi Sela. Becker was a 6-4, 6-2 winner over Thiemo de Bakker and Sela toppled No. 4 seed Vasek Pospisil 7-5, 1-6, 6-2.

This week's winner will claim $103,000.