The sky has been falling for a long time for the Americans men on clay. And there's nothing to suggest this will change anytime soon.
It's good to be a big man in tennis these days -- well most of the time.
In ESPN the Magazine's NFL Preview issue, Howard Bryant writes that twins Mike and Bob Bryan will make you forget all about the sorry state of American men's tennis.
It was a day of devastating attrition as players pulled out of Wimbledon in record fashion.
Who better to take advantage of the hole Rafael Nadal left than John Isner?
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal want the Wimbledon title. But they'll need to get past each other in the quarterfinals first.