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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.


Mystery of Madrid's Blue Clay Tennis Courts

To Madrid, the capital of Spain, for the GeoQuiz. Name the venue for the Madrid Open tennis tournament. It looks like a big cube with a roof that slides off almost magically. But the real novelty is the blue clay court.


Tennis Champ Jim Courier Explains Wimbledon

Today, tennis fans around the world will be tuning into the world-renowned grass court tennis tournament in London, the Wimbledon Championships. Here to talk us through the ins and outs of Wimbledon is American tennis champion Jim Courier.


US Open heads into final rounds

Tennis fans will be glued to their screens this weekend to watch the final rounds of the 2010 U.S. Open. Amy Eddings is WNYC host of All Things Considered and avid tennis fan, who has been watching the matches from the sidelines.