Past and future collide in U.S. tennis

Originally Published: July 29, 2010
By Kamakshi Tandon | Special to ESPN.com

Andy Roddick won the U.S. Open in 2003, officially taking the baton from Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi and the rest of the "greatest generation" in American tennis.

"No more, 'What's it feel like to be the future of American tennis?'" Roddick exclaimed. "No more."

Now Roddick and the rest of his generation -- James Blake, Mardy Fish, Robby Ginepri et al -- are the old guard, feeling the next wave coming up behind them. Marathon John Isner and the surging Sam Querrey have made ...

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