“If Blackman is right, and I believe he is, then perhaps the true villain behind the downfall of pro men’s tennis in the United States is Otto von Habsburg. Aka, the last crown prince of Austria-Hungary. Aka, former head of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine. Aka, deceased sovereign of the Order of the Golden Fleece. That piece of shit.” (Either that, or it’s the big three.) Whatever it is, America men are nowhere to be found in the last weekend of major tennis tournaments, and that’s a trend that has been going on for a long time. A problem this intractable needs an excellent journalist to cover it. Which brings us to Rosecrans Baldwin in GQ: Where’s the Next Andy Roddick? (I planned to end this blurb with my prediction that Sebastian Korda – son of Peter, brother of golfers Nelly and Jessica – could be the next US male tennis star. So I did a quick check on how his US Open is going so far. He retired mid-match during the first round after he “called for the trainer and complained that he was feeling ill, at one stage asking for a bucket so he could throw up.”)