The US Open, the last bastion of hope for many. A lost echo in the reverberating crowds for others. It can be a place of redemption or a final resting place.
As the last Grand Slam of the year falls upon us, we honor those who hope to achieve the unimaginable feat of winning a crown here. Those who dare defy the odds of beating the Williams sisters for their place in the record books.
There is no better place for these five players to define their character in this place we call the US Open.