The third round is not yet over, but there's only one American left in the men's draw -- evidence that the wait for the next U.S. player to win the US Open will go into its second decade, Greg Garber writes.
The stars and stripes of men's tennis have not fared well in a decade. John Isner and Sam Querrey hope to change that.
James Blake's retirement virtually ends a generation of American players.
No one is hotter than Rafael Nadal this summer, but an old friend could cool him down at the US Open.
So much went right for the newly minted Wimbledon champs, but not everyone left the grounds in a happy mood.
It was already one of the most grisly days in Grand Slam history -- and then Roger Federer lost.
One of them had to go. Sloane Stephens took care of fellow American Jamie Hampton.
It came as no surprise that Rafael Nadal ruled the French Open again, but there were some shockers during the fortnight (see Federer, Roger).
You don't have to imagine the blockbuster Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic showdown. It's here.
John Isner fought with gusto and heart, but after 8 hours, 27 minutes on court the past two days, it was too much.
John Isner knows marathons. But at least this time he made quick work in OT.
It's a narrative no one saw coming: Watch out for the fierce American uprising on the red clay.
For all the American doldrums, at least one man had always made the quarterfinals -- until now.
Not only is it likely the U.S. men will fail to win a Grand Slam singles title in 2013, but it could be years from now.
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.
Size versus speed. It's a tricky yin and yang. What balance makes the elite tennis player?