It used to be a foregone conclusion that Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal would duke it out for at least one Grand Slam per year. But up until now, six Slams have passed without them meeting. The U.S. Open awaits a potential matchup.
Last year's knee surgery was the catalyst for Mardy Fish's new, sharper focus. Even though he's been playing lights-out tennis of late, he's still a U.S. Open dark horse. But what's a major tournament without a Cinderfella to root for?