Johnson's win over Ivo (3rd set TB) sets up an interesting contrast in styles and stories with him and Smee.
Johnson has the serve/FH combo associated with the "tall American" syndrome. He honed the skills in NCAA competition.
Smyczek took the opposite route, going straight from junior tennis onto the Futures and Challenger circuits. Quick and dogged would be a couple of adjectives to describe his game.
They played in Maui last month...Smee took it 3 and 3.
This one should be closer...I like the indoor setting to give Johnson a slight edge.
"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life"...Samuel Johnson 1777
"When a man is tired of Federer, he is tired of tennis"...stringertom 2014