The summary of Monday's singles final at the U.S. Open in the Big Apple was as simple as the final score: Big man. Big game. Big win.
The summary of many who watched, especially those not deeply into the sport and expecting great drama from this country's major tennis showcase was simple, too: Big bore.
Almost as quickly as you can say 6-3, 6-3, 6-3, Marin Cilic of Croatia had his first Grand Slam event title.
His opponent, Kei Nishikori of Japan, was the crowd favorite in mostly filled Arthur Ashe Stadium. Despite the adrenaline push from that, he had little chance.
Cilic is 6 feet 6 and 200 pounds, Nishikori 5-10 and 150. Not a fair fight. George Foreman...