Originally Posted by vogus
There's not a single US player in the draw. Why do the Americans seem to despise this event? You'd think it would be enticing, a gorgeous ritzy place on the sea, lots of media coverage, hot girls, huge prize money, and a chance to compete against Europe's best. It's not that long a trip, a six or seven hour plane ride from New York. So what's behind the history of the Americans staying away from Monte Carlo?
Probably because there are no more American players who can play on the clay well.