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BNP Paribas Tournament: Why the US isn't the star of the tennis court anymore

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Robin Haase of the Netherlands hits a return to Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 9, 2014 in Indian Wells, California. Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

The lack of U.S. success in tennis lately is hardly news, except when America's play is so bad at a tournament right in our backyard.

The BNP Paribas Open is entering its second week in Indian Wells. There are only three Americans left, and 23 have already lost. We're only through two rounds on the men's side and three-and-a-half on the women's.

For more, we're joined by Neil Harman, tennis correspondent for The Times of London.

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