Another Wimbledon, another heartbreaking exit for three-time finalist Andy Roddick. After losing in epic fashion to champion Roger Federer last year, Roddick was shown the door from this year's tourney by unseeded Yen-Hsun Lu on Monday.
Nick Bollettieri may not be privy to the latest and greatest technology, but he put together an ecosystem of the world's most celebrated tennis players by simply assimilating players' needs and stern communication.
Ostensibly, Andy Roddick, the current face of the U.S. Davis Cup team, would be the first to punch a ticket for the summer Olympics. However, the American's decision to eschew Beijing and focus on the U.S. Open has raised some eyebrows.
Grass courts are better suited for Americans than the terre battue at Roland Garros. Greg Garber makes the case for which Americans have the best chance to succeed at Wimbledon because of the faster surface.