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Tennis still imbued in Lendl's blood

Updated: April 9, 2010, 11:27 AM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Ivan Lendl walks onto the court at Boardwalk Hall with a familiar controlled energy, a big saber-toothed cat risen from the record books and ready to prowl. He maps out his surroundings during the warm-up. The bounce is high; there's less space behind one baseline than the other; a sign is in his line of vision and needs to be moved. His voice, his presence and his drive fill the empty, echoing space.

Lendl limbers up visibly as the practice proceeds, ...

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