In 1996, MaliVai Washington was the talk of the tennis world when he became the first African-American man to advance to the Wimbledon final since Arthur Ashe.
Despite playing with a heavy heart over the Tiananmen Square Massacre, 17-year-old Michael Change stunned the tennis world by winning the 1989 French Open.
28 years ago this week, 15-year-old Michael Chang won his opening-round match at the U.S. Open.
A barely-remembered change in tennis string technology played a major role in ending the Golden Era of American men's tennis. No, really.