American tennis took more blows during the first week of the US Open, reinforcing some questions about big names and raising more uncomfortable ones, writes Howard Bryant.
It was a day of devastating attrition as players pulled out of Wimbledon in record fashion.
Roger Federer says he will play as long as he can compete with the elite. But perhaps he should set the bar slightly lower.
For all the extraordinary aspects of tennis, the game has its issues. Fortunately, we have solutions that might solve most of the problems.
Howard Bryant wonders if John Isner, Janko Tipsarevic and David Ferrer have reached their ceiling as players
There's been no dearth of drama in the first week of the U.S. Open, but this event will be remembered for two reasons: Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick.
Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters are gone for good. And how can that be good for tennis?
Watch out, world. John Isner's big game is producing big-time results. And that's a scary thought to anyone in his way.