The Tennis Conversation: Marshall Happer, the closest the sport has ever had to a commissioner
Catching up with one of the most influential leaders in professional tennis, who headed the Men's Tennis Council and later became USTA Executive Director.
"Everyone calls themselves Roger Federer fans," the Vogue editor-in-chief wrote. "I consider myself a groupie."
For his impact on sports journalism—with time spent at Sports Illustrated, Tennis Channel and "60 Minutes"—the media maven gets an important recognition.
The highest-ranked Polish player in men's tennis history fell early at the US Open, but he'll remain a Top 10 force this fall.
The top-ranked American has enjoyed a career year, but the Pole was too consistent over two tight sets.
The soon-to-be-retiring superstar will face No. 2 seed Anett Kontaveit in the second round.
With the pair proving its worth in the pros, the pace-changing ploy is a clever way to capture a point—if you know how to hit it, and when to do it.