As the summer is coming to an end, it can only mean one thing, and it's not the sights and sounds of kids going back to school kicking and screaming.
The final Major of the four Grand Slams is just around the corner as the U.S. Open officially gets underway August 27.
Normally, Rafael Nadal headlines a list of must-see players to watch, but on Wednesday August 15, he announced that he's pulling out of this years' US Open due to knee tendinitis.
Despite Nadal's absence, there is still a lot of players for fans to be excited about.
As you make your way around the stadium courts and the outside courts, there are eight players that you have to make sure you see.