The U.S. Open draw is out. Play gets underway Monday, August 27. It is time for all the predictions, polls and contests to begin!
Hopefully, as the day dawns on Monday and play gets underway, rain will not arrive to interrupt play and postpone the men's final until Monday as it has in the recent past.
Both the men's and the women's draw offer real opportunities for the top seeds. The question is—which ones will make it through the draw to the final four?
Let us look at who is brimming over with confidence and who is coming into Flushing Meadows with lingering injuries plus a dash of doubt to cloud their chances.
The top 25 men and women will begin another two-week major sojourn in New York City for a chance to battle for the championship trophy.
Here is how they will end their respective campaigns.