The concept of former stars becoming super-coaches to today's big names is going strong, and there are plenty of pairings Kamkashi Tandon would like to see.
For players such as Dinara Safina, the hype of yore ultimately dissolved into disappointment. Thus, the U.S. Open will reveal exactly where they stand.
Sure, Rafael Nadal finally succumbed on clay. But it took a blow from Novak Djokovic and a subsequent knockout punch from Roger Federer in Madrid to bring down the world No. 1.
Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal, are you listening? Roger Federer sent a piercing message to his archrivals after an emphatic third-round win over Marat Safin.
With the spotlight clearly on her, Dinara Safina has superseded brother Marat on the court -- and now in the sibling pecking order.
The message is loud and clear: Roger Federer is not fiddling around. After vigorous wins early on, his third-round opponent, Marat Safin, has plenty to worry about.