For the first time in a long while, American swimmer Jessica Hardy is looking forward to an Olympics "that will be" instead of looking back at the one "that wasn't."
What is driving Michael Phelps to compete in another Olympic Games? The 14-time Olympic goal medalist spoke to ESPN.com's Bonnie D. Ford about the road ahead.
The usual suspects have qualified for the year-end championships in Shanghai -- Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Davydenko and Roddick. But a cast of 20 remain mathematically alive for the remaining three slots.