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Karlovic: A giant among men

Updated: May 31, 2007, 1:32 PM ET
By James Martin, TENNIS.com

There is a giant among men at the French Open this week, and no, before you ask, it isn't Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer. His name is Ivo Karlovic.

One look at Karlovic, who's from Zagreb, Croatia, and you immediately ask yourself, "Why is this guy not playing for the NBA?" Karlovic, you see, is 6-foot-10, which makes him the tallest player to rank in the Top 100 (he's currently No. 85) in the history of the ATP tour.

His brand of tennis, predictably, reflects his stature ...

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