Isner, Serena give U.S. plenty of hope
U.S. tennis fans haven't had all that much to crow about recently, so from a narrow, chauvinistic point of view, you have to count this weekend a huge success. John Isner and Serena Williams acquitted themselves with great panache, and for a moment we can entertain the illusion that we're back in the era of John McEnroe and Christine Marie Evert.
McEnroe, because he was a heroic Davis Cup performer -- just as Isner has become on the wings of three huge wins in away ties on European red ...
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