NEW YORK -- A few thoughts on a day of goodbyes at the Open ...
• Top 10? Sure. I think
Look, the world has changed. The notion of one country dominating is a thing of the past. (And if you look at the girls' junior rankings, the "Russian Revolution" is likely a one-generation phenomenon.) No question, the American influence has fallen off from its peak. But there are still plenty of sources of optimism.
• I thought the commentators went overboard, noting Gulbis' financial good fortune. (
• I tend to overlook fashion. But at Wimbledon I was struck by
• Most players don't so much as shake the chair's hand they randomly brush it. But a few -- I recall
• If a borderline upset happened in the woods with one hand clapping, would anyone see it? Think about it.
• Hop on the