The North American hard-court season, or as I refer to it, the summer swing, has just gotten underway.
It carries much importance in the media, particularly because of the U.S. Open.
Much history has been made during the summer swing in the past three or four years, and with the top of the game at a most unusual state for the first time ever, we will not be able to make predictions as easily this time around.
The men's game is still very strong and provides much entertainment in each tournament, but how will this part of the year play out?
Here are 10 burning questions ahead of the North American hard-court swing.