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When will another American Man win a Major??

i think we can all agree that American tennis has had some of the best players to ever play the game. From the brash and aggressive Connors, McEnroe, and Agassi, to the calm, cool, and collected Sampras. But that was 17 years ago. Today (January 8th, 2018), as I am writing this article, 11 American men are ranked inside the Top 100 of the ATP Ranking, but no grand slam champions.

I am not bashing the USTA or any American player. I am just reminiscing about the "glory days." The United States Davis Cup usually had one or two grand slam winners. Now it has people that can barely make it past the fourth round! Don't get me wrong, competition has gotten even stronger over the last 10 years. I am patiently waiting for the day that American men's tennis can finally lift a grand slam trophy and make their idols proud. When do you think that will happen?

What about the women's side? I'm not worried about the women. The future couldn't look brighter for the United States. Somehow the US is able to find and develop a female newcomer every year that can make the Top 50 within the first year on tour. Right now there are 11 woman ranked inside the Top 100 just like the men except the women have won 10+ grand slam titles, and the 2017 US Open semifinals saw 3 of 4 Americans players. With the likes of Amanda Anisimova (who is just 17), Sofia Kenin (who won the Auckland Doubles title with Genie Bouchard), and Madison Keys (2017 US Open Runner-up) there is more than hope, it is a real pipeline of current and future champions.

Top 100 Rankings for American Women

5 - Sloane Stephens

14 - Serena Williams

15 - Madison Keys

35 - Danielle Collins

36 - Venus Williams

55 - Alison Riiske

56 - Sofia Kenin

67 - Bernarda Pera

87 - Amanda Aminisova

88 - Madison Brengle

93 - Taylor Townsend

100 - CoCo Vandeweghe

Top 100 Rankings for American Men

10 - John Isner

32 - Steve Johnson

38 - Frances Tiafoe

48 - Sam Querrey

50 - Taylor Fritz

62 - Denis Kudla

63 - Tennys Sandgren

76 - Bradley Klahn

79 - Mackenzie McDonald

81 - Ryan Harrison

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