And just like that, the flashy Frenchman, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, is making his move -- and just at the right time.
They know the trill of victory, they've been to the summit. But former champions like Lleyton Hewitt and Marat Safin are struggling to remain on top.
Are ATP players getting nandrolone from tainted supplements, or are they using it? No one knows.
Familiarity, apparently, breeds dismal tennis. In final after final, opponents who know each other too well perform badly.