Re: Anyone remember the days when New Haven was a pretty good tournament?
It's a shame but it's a combination of the fact that there are less top Americans than there were back then and that now there are two Premier 5's back to back before New Haven so you would be required to play three tournaments in a row before the U.S. Open if you played New Haven.
Also, I understand that nostalgia can sometimes be annoying but trust anyone who watched tennis back then, the tour was in much better shape. The top players were stars because they had personality and won week in and week out so it created strong rivalries. Hopefully the new girls can start stepping in and filling the void because the tour desperately needs it.
Venus Williams-Ana Ivanovic-Serena Williams-Vika Azarenka-Caroline Wozniacki