For Howard Bryant, 2012 will be remembered not only for the great players and the great matches and the terrific storylines, but also for the individual, sometimes history-shifting moments of competition.
Howard Bryant wonders if John Isner, Janko Tipsarevic and David Ferrer have reached their ceiling as players
Let's be real here: This is Novak Djokovic's U.S. Open title to lose. But that doesn't mean the other three guys won't try to steal the spotlight.
With Rafa Nadal out, there is a chance for a player such as David Ferrer or Tomas Berdych to break through to the semifinals at the U.S. Open.
Don't look now but men's tennis is about to be taken over by behemoths with big-bombing serves.