Funnily enough, this is a ranking list which I have never read about, and so because of that reason, it is exactly what I will be analyzing in this article. It is after all a very important issue, and one that should be analyzed.
That so much has happened around the US Open is only fitting. My late wife often observed that the "Open" was the only one of tennis' four majors that described a state of being. Stay open, she advised, and good things will happen. She was correct.
There's nothing like a film about a champion. Two surprisingly fascinating documentary films about two extraordinary people were released this year. Both films remind us about the days when people were famous for a reason.
I was on the national junior tennis circuit from 1971-1982, which were the years of Jimmy Connor's prime. I eventually turned pro and had the opportunity to exchange shots with tennis legends, but I never had the privilege of facing Connors, who me and all of my tennis friends worshipped.
"The powers that be in tennis have made little effort to give this, perhaps, what it deserves," said McEnroe. "It would be beneficial to all to give this a real chance, and I don't think it's being given that chance."