Donald Young dug in and fought hard for five sets, but in the end, he was the latest American casualty, writes Greg Garber.
Professional tennis is hell on the human body, but we sure didn't see a double withdrawal coming at the Sony Open, writes Greg Garber.
Make no mistake. While most eyes will be on Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic, France will be in lockdown when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga takes the court.
The tennis season is grueling enough, but add in the Olympics and it's utter chaos. What does this mean for the U.S. Open?
Serena Williams isn't exactly a living, breathing face of swagger right now. Is it terminal?
A broken body. Six years out of the game. Who cares? Brian Baker is a healed man who will have a shot at redemption in Paris.
So much for that feeble foot, Rafael Nadal. His groundwork -- and groundstrokes -- were just splendid in stopping Mardy Fish.
John Isner and Nicolas Mahut embarked on an emotional and physical ride beyond their imaginations. But a year later, both embrace the history they created.
With a dashing serve-and-volley style, Taylor Dent made a living attacking the net. But after 12 grueling years and three back surgeries, he's calling it a career.
It was a day of yips and costly mistakes. Kim Clijsters overcame them versus Venus Williams. Caroline Wozniacki wasn't as fortunate.
After his historic performance, John Isner's body, and ultimately his serve, broke down in a spiritless Round 2 drubbing.
This isn't Rafael Nadal 1.0 anymore. With shorter points and a healthy body, it's a whole different game.
Mardy Fish cast aside pizza and cheeseburgers for veggies and fish, and voila, his body was feeling great -- until now.
Juan Martin del Potro says his mind-numbing effort versus Rafael Nadal in the U.S. Open semifinals produced the best moment of his life. Can he surpass it Monday?
Roger Federer's accomplishments are unparalleled. But the world No. 1 still burns for a sixth straight U.S. Open title.
He has a suddenly fragile body and daunting U.S. Open draw. He has the unfortunate timing of playing in the same era as Roger Federer, while his biological tennis clock is ticking. But it's OK being Andy Roddick.