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Why?

Reynolds offered some thoughts, including that kids are picking other sports, perhaps because of the high cost of tennis. He also believes there’s simply more competition from elsewhere.

“You look back years ago, the Americans usually were very good, whether it’s basketball or baseball or tennis. Sports are becoming such a worldwide thing that everybody is so good now. … We’re so used to looking back and saying, ‘Oh, look at all the dominance,’” Reynolds said.

“Every country has top guys playing tennis,” he said. “I think that’s more of what it is, rather than the lack of talent coming out of the States.”