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23hGreg Garber

US Open won't be the same without Roger Federer

True, this season feels like something approaching a sea change on the men's side, but a US Open without Roger Federer? Let's just say, we hope it's only a one-year hiatus.

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19hBy Luke Knox

Infographic: Serena's Grand Slam History

Serena Williams has done nearly everything possible in Grand Slams. Hundreds of match wins, dozens of finals and a record-tying 22 titles. A look at her body of work.

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3dMark Hodgkinson

Zverev leads pack of players ready to break out in New York

Yes, there's a good chance the familiar, proven faces will shine in New York, but that doesn't mean these five up-and-comers won't have some time in the spotlight.

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Top-seeded Gasquet beaten at Winston-Salem

John Millman upset top-seeded Richard Gasquet 7-5, 6-3 in the Winston-Salem Open quarterfinals Thursday. Millman, a 27-year-old Australian, is unseeded and 81st in the ATP rankings.

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Svitolina, Larsson advance to New Haven semis

Two-time defending champion Petra Kvitova needed just an hour Thursday to beat Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-1 and move into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open, despite suffering from a cold.

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Kvitova tops Bouchard to reach quarterfinals

Two-time defending champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic advanced to the Connecticut Open quarterfinals by beating Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday.

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Keys (neck) withdraws from Connecticut Open

Madison Keys withdrew from the Connecticut Open after injuring her neck Sunday during a practice session ahead of the tournament she planned to use as a tuneup for the U.S. Open.

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Ex-'Hamilton' star to sing anthem at US Open

Leslie Odom Jr., who won a Tony Award for his performance in "Hamilton," will sing the national anthem at the US Open on Aug. 29. Grammy-winner Phil Collins will also perform.


Willie Weinbaum ESPN 

After posing with fellow 2015 US Open singles champion Flavia Pennetta, Novak Djokovic addressed questions about his injured wrist. He said it hasn't been in an ideal state for 3-1/2 weeks since he hurt it in Rio just before the Olympics began. He said he's never had this particular injury, adding that it isn't tendinitis, but he doesn't know what to call it. Djokovic said he's doing everything he can to be as close to 100% as possible.

Nicolas Atkin ESPN UK Assistant Editor 

Novak Djokovic says he has been dealing a wrist injury for the last three and a half weeks. "It's not tendinitis," he told a press conference at Flushing Meadows. "I'm not sure exactly, I'm going to have to call my doctor."

Willie Weinbaum ESPN 

Defending men's champ Novak Djokovic, flanked by retired 2015 women's champ Flavia Pennetta and ESPN's Chrissie Evert & Chris McKendry, called Ashe Stadium's new roof "extraordinary" and said, "I wouldn't complain" to play an indoor US Open the whole two weeks.

Willie Weinbaum ESPN 

Serena Williams faces a tough first round opponent in Ekaterina Makarova of Russia and big sister Venus plays Ukrainian Kateryna Kozlova. The Williamses are in the same half of the draw, but wouldn't face each other until the semifinals, if they make it that far.

Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

Serena Williams will begin her US Open campaign against Ekaterina Makarova, the 36th-ranked player in the world. Serena is 4-1 lifetime against Makarova and has won their past three meetings -- two of which have come in New York.

Sereita Cobbs ESPN.com 

No surprise. Serena gets the number one seed at the US Open Draw. Kerber grabs the number 2 seed.

Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

Bad luck for Novak Djokovic again? After drawing and losing to 2009 US Open champ Juan Martin del Potro in Rio, the world No. 1 will have to face Jerzy Janowicz in the opening round at the US Open. Janowicz is another huge hitter who reached the 2013 Wimbledon semifinals.