Originally Posted by tangerine_dream
Some people thought the same in 2008 before Blake took Federer out of singles medal contention.
First-world problems: when winning one or two measly gold medals is considered disappointing by some.
Well, Blake still failed to get a medal....
The US has always been ambitious, true, but one must admit the singles are more prestigious than the doubles. And realistically speaking they have only one, solitary medal candidate in singles, both sexes combined. That is a record low for them by some margin, I believe.