Men's Tennis (ATP)
Djokovic, Federer seeded 1-2 at U.S. Open
(L-R) Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer
The U.S. Open will commence Monday in New York.
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Former champion Novak Djokovic has been installed as the top seed, while five-time winner Roger Federer is seeded second at the U.S. Open, which will commence Monday in New York.

The world No. 1 Djokovic is the reigning Wimbledon champ who captured his lone U.S. Open title in 2011. He was last year's runner-up to Rafael Nadal and also posted runner-up finishes in New York in 2007, 2010 and 2012.

Djokovic has appeared in the last four U.S. Open finals.   Full Story

Are Djokovic and Federer the only Open contenders?
By Scott Riley, Tennis Editor
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - When the final Grand Slam event of 2014 swings into action next week, will there be only two men who could possibly win the U.S. Open?

When Rafael Nadal pulled out this week, that disappointing move left world No. 1 Novak Djokovic and former top-ranked great Roger Federer as the men with the best chance of cashing-in in New York.

Nadal beat Djokovic in last year's final to capture a second U.S. Open title, but a bad right wrist has the Spanish superstar on the sidelines this time around. Rafa missed the big U.S. Open Series events leading up to the Open, so his announcement of a withdrawal didn't take too many by surprise.  Full Story

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