Ever since Andy Roddick turned pro in 2000, people have been waiting to proclaim him the next Pete Sampras or Andre Agassi.
Unfortunately, in his 10 years as a pro, he hasn't exactly reached Sampras' level.
Sure, he's hosted Saturday Night Live and has a supermodel wife. He's even won a major. But is he a tennis great? Not so much.
Even being rated as the No. 1 American male tennis player, he has been unable to capture that elusive second major title and get that monkey off his back.
But fear not, A-Rod fans; here are five reasons why this year's US Open is where Roddick can win his second Grand Slam title.