Craig says it all. It's a sad state of affairs when your WC playoff winner can't be replaced by any American man in the Top 400.
To those afraid of the United States becoming a "clay court nation" what signal does this send to the rest of the tennis world? Are we saying that we're just a bunch of mindless ball bashers who can't be bothered learning how to play the game of tennis? Is that what you want to say about this country?