Mardy Fish's loss magnifies U.S. foes
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- For several years now, American tennis has been graying at the temples.
Now it appears we are on the verge of a blinding whiteout.
The Sony Ericsson Open, in many minds the greatest non-Grand Slam tournament, has usually had a significant American presence in its later stages. Since 1990, there have been 21 U.S. champions here. In that time, there were only five years when an American didn't win either the men's or women's titles.
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