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Why have the American men's tennis stars disappeared?

Another year at the US Open is nearly over — and it will be another year without an American keeping the men's title at home. In fact, only two Americans are left among tennis' top 50 men, and neither is a serious major contender. Sadly, it doesn't look like this decline is going to end any time soon.

Zorba Paster

A Chicago native, Dr. Paster has traveled and studied extensively in Asia and India, where he volunteered his medical expertise and services for the Tibetan refugee population in Northern India's Himalayas. He mentors medical students as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, Dr. Paster maintains a busy clinical practice in Oregon, Wisconsin.

Tom Clark

Tom Clark may be known for his quick wit, spirited banter and love of junk food on Zorba Paster on Your Health. But that's just part of Tom's story. Listeners in Wisconsin are as used to hearing him joust with policy-makers and politicos, as with the good doctor Paster.