Selflessness can come at a price. Just ask Novak Djokovic, who set aside his own personal goals to help Serbia in Davis Cup -- and then rolled his ankle.
To go to college or not. That is the growing debate for today's budding tennis professionals. John Isner did. Donald Young didn't. You make the call.
They say the young grow up so fast. But that wasn't the case for Donald Young. Until he finally got the memo.
Remember when Donald Young was the focal point in American tennis foibles? Well, he showed us.
One week ago, John Isner and Donald Young were wild-card entries at the U.S. Open. Both served notice they can play at the highest level, and at the same time know they still have a lot to learn.
Not much has gone right for Robby Ginepri since he reached the semifinals at the U.S. Open in 2005. He's not quite there yet but he advanced to the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday.
Two weeks ago, Donald Young was winless on the ATP Tour. Now, he's one win from reaching the second week at the U.S. Open. The ascent so many predicted for him has finally begun, writes Greg Garber.
American John Isner and Donald Young both won their first career Grand Slam matches in the first round of the U.S. Open. But they took very different paths to get here, writes Greg Garber.