America likes to root for the underdog; but when you're the No. 1 player in the world and you can't win the big one, you aren't an underdog.
You're a loser.
Oh dear, that was mean.
Funny how they talk about how important it is for tennis for Maria to play well and win, but don't even mention once how important it would be for herself. In the end, that's all she cares about. What winning would mean to herself.