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Why Does the Tennis Season End Before It’s Over?

Sep 22, 2018 - The New York Times

I love tennis. I play it (too much, maybe), and I’m a big fan of the game. That said, considering myself a fan of the game increasingly feels strange to me. I can’t quite put my finger on why.

It’s not because I’m falling out of love with the sport. It’s that the big picture is completely out of focus. I know what a tennis match is. But what is it that we’re talking about when we talk about the game of tennis? This weekend’s Laver Cup — a men’s tournament being held in C...