Flushing Meadows will be the scene of a battle between Djokovic, Nadal and Federer to win one more Grand Slam title, since each of the three players currently has about twenty of them under their arms.
Djokovic, in particular, will also fight to become the third man to win all four Grand Slam in the same year, after having already won the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon in 2021. Should he win a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, in which he participates, Flushing Meadows could become the only man to win the so-called “Golden Slam” by winning the Big 4 plus Olympic gold in a same year, something that until now only the German Steffi Graff achieved in 1988.
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They will also be present in New York Dominic Thiem, who won the US Open last year, as well as Stan Wawrinka, Marin Cilic, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and Alexander Zverev.
In the female box, Barty will try to get another of the greats this year after winning at Wimbledon, and Osaka she will defend the New York title, which she won last year by beating Belarusian Victoria Azarenka in the final after coming back a set against.
Aryna Sabalenka, Sofia Kenin, Bianca Andreescu, Elina Svitolina and Karolina Pliskova They have also confirmed their participation in the tournament, in addition to the winner of 23 Grand Slams Serena Williams, who has just won Roland Garros, and the Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza, currently in ninth position in the WTA.
The US Tennis Open, in which the maximum capacity will be allowed again after last year the public was prohibited from attending due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be held this year from August 30 to August 12. September and can be seen on Eurosport and the Eurosport APP
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