By Josh Kramer
It is not too difficult to get the attention of the American public regarding men’s tennis these days. If an American goes deep into a major tournament, or dare I say wins one, they are the next American hope. Expectations have never been lower as the American public waits for that next great American tennis prodigy. Sadly, the future of American tennis does not look bright.
After being spoiled by the McEnroe/Connors era, and then the Sampras, Agassi, Chang, Courier era, no American has stepped up to the plate. Different players have become the “it” guy of the moment. The guy that many hoped could be the next great American Grand Slam Champion. But none of the “it” guys have lasted the test of time. Continue reading