That's tennis. It's not so much about talent now. It's about random injuries. Talent is buried, periodically, for every player. Long breaks from injuries and poor-quality play because of injury are both standard now.
And, even when people are playing they're popping NSAIDs "like candy"...
Ion Țiriac's plan to homogenize the sport around medium-pace hard courts continues, ostensibly because "fans prefer it".
Americans chose to have a Davis Cup tie on grass so there is clearly still interest in having grass tennis other than at Wimbledon.