The decisions that Jack Kramer made had profound and lasting effects that are felt to this day. He was simply the center of the tennis universe.
If Roger Federer has a kindred spirit, it's Pete Sampras. The Grand Slam king not only appreciates Federer's dedication to greatness, but also painfully shares his tribulations.
It's labeled the greatest road trip in sports, but the next two weeks on the U.S. Open Series in Montreal and Cincinnati should give a good indication as to who will challenge Roger Federer at the U.S. Open.
Kim Clijsters, if not exactly busting the door down to the Williams stronghold, has at least jammed a foot into it.
Jennifer Capriati's 2001 was full of merriment, but this year has been a colossal bummer.