So much for my pep talk . . .

. . .Or: I sure nailed that one. This morning, I was somehow moved to sit down with my coffee and jot down the bona fide playbook, provide a sketch of the real map of this evening's men's U.S. Open Championship. Excerpt (still warm from this morning's printing press): But what is likely to happen today if …

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On the Eve of Hard Courts

The hard court season is upon us, with Washington D.C. beginning this week, followed by two consecutive ATP 1000s in Montreal and Cincinnati, and a final tune-up at Winston-Salem before we're dropped at the doorstep of the United States Open.  Anticipation without a doubt builds for this final major of 2015.  We know the stakes for the …

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