NEW YORK — Sam Querrey has six titles in his four-year career, including four this season.
Problem is, all those victories have come at smaller events. Behind his back, Querrey sometimes is called "King of the 250s," meaning the 22-year-old hasn't made a mark at any of the Grand Slams or the major ATP events such as Indian Wells or Key Biscayne that offer more rankings points and have stronger fields.
But Querrey, seeded 20th at this U.S. Open, is acting as if he belongs on the biggest stage. In fact, he's asking for it.
After winning his third-round match Sunday at Louis Armstrong Stadium, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 over 14th-seeded Nicolas Almagro, Querrey said he'd...