War Eagle Extra

May 30, 2014

Ryan Black commentary: America needs next tennis superstar to emerge soon

Remove Serena Williams (and her 17 Grand Slam singles titles) from the equation and you’re left with an America mired in tennis mediocrity. Even more worrisome, that’s the case regardless of gender. Any way you slice it, United States' tennis is in a bad place — and it doesn’t appear it will get better any time soon.

War Eagle Extra

Live coverage of Auburn football and other sports

Related content


War Eagle Extra


Mike Niziolek joins the Ledger-Enquirer after spending the past three years with MLive.com. The past year he covered Eastern Michigan University athletics, including football and recruiting. He also filled in as a backup writer for the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and University of Michigan. Mike is a 2004 graduate of Michigan State.