An important American tennis update.
It’s the final week of the SAP Open in San Jose. The tournament, which is the second oldest in the United States, is moving to South America in 2014. It’s another in a long line of signs that point to a giant neon flashing sign saying: “Tennis in the United States is Dying.”
John Isner and Sam Querrey are the only players from their generation in the top 50. Are they poised to lead American tennis? And what happened to the rest of the generation?
Last week Amy shared her five wishes for the 2013 tennis season. I mostly agreed with hers, but I have a few wishes of my own:
How do you lose a match in which you were up a set and a break…without losing a single game in the process?
That’s the question Novak Djokovic might be asking himself today.