I never gave the game much thought when I was in high school or college. My friends and I pretty much focused on the classics for young boys in southeastern Michigan: baseball, basketball, hockey, and football.
There were tennis courts in Rouge Park, which is near where I grew up. However, we just went right past them without thinking much about that game.
With the U.S. Open starting, however, I can't help but notice how many of those tennis players have smoking hot wives or girlfriends. I know that all professional athletes tend to attract beautiful women. There is simply something about the combination of fame, good looks, and money that athletes have.
Regardless, the tennis guys seems to be able to take it up a notch. I'm not quite sure why.
Fernando Gonzalez is currently dating Chilean pop star Daniela Castillo.
Lleyton Hewitt of Australia is currently engaged to actress and singer Bec Cartwright, with whom he recently had a daughter.
Radek Stepanek of …