U.S. Open men’s preview 2018
August 27-September 9, 2018 -- The U.S. Open, the fourth and final Grand Slam tournament of the season, takes place at Flushing Meadows, New York.
World No.1 Rafael Nadal returns to Flushing Meadows aiming to close in on long-term rival Roger Federer’s haul of 20 Grand Slam tiles. The 37-year-old Swiss master has conceded that Nadal and the resurgent Novak Djokovic are the favourites to claim the trophy in New York.
Djokovic is back on top form after winning Wimbledon and more recently, Cincinnati, where he became the first player to win all nine Masters tournaments.
All three will face tough competition from a field of emerging stars and rejuvenated talent, including 2009 champion and Roland Garros semi-finalist Juan Martin del Potro.