6hPeter Bodo

Bodo: US Open women's draw analysis

If Serena Williams is going to win the US Open, she's most likely going to have to get by Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys and sister Venus -- and that's just in her quarter.

Draw sets up nicely for Serena/Djokovic (2:22)
10hPeter Bodo

Bodo: US Open men's draw analysis

The Big Four all have their obstacles in the US Open draw, but none more so that Andy Murray, who has a date with fiery Aussie Nick Kyrgios in the opener.

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10hESPN Staff

Murray handed tough Kyrgios draw

British No.1 Andy Murray could play Roger Federer in the US Open semifinals, if he gets through a tricky first-round match with Nick Kyrgios.

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Anderson, Johnson advance at Winston-Salem

Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa and No. 13 seed Steve Johnson of the U.S. were among four seeded players to advance Wednesday to the quarterfinals at the Winston-Salem Open.

How to make a tennis ball (3:29)
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Bedene ousts top seed Simon at Winston-Salem

Top seed Gilles Simon of France was upset by Great Britain's Aljaz Bedene, while two other high seeds survived upset bids on Tuesday during second-round play at the Winston-Salem Open.


Serena, Djokovic named US Open top seeds

Top-ranked Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are seeded No. 1 for the US Open. Williams will seek to complete the first Grand Slam since Steffi Graf in 1988.

Center Court: Kyrgios must play nice (1:04)
Center Court: Murray or Fed? (0:56)

Racket Response: Concerns for Serena, Federer?

Despite winning Cincinnati, Serena Williams struggled at times. And although Roger Federer was flawless, recent history suggests he won't have such a seamless time at the US Open.


ATP imposes conditional fine, ban for Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios was conditionally suspended for 28 days from any ATP-sanctioned event and fined an additional $25,000 for his comments about Stan Wawrinka at the Rogers Cup on Aug. 12.

Serena defends Cincy title (0:48)
Serena: 'It really wasn't easy' (1:15)
4dPeter Bodo

Bodo: Federer, Serena titles speak volumes

Serena Williams and Roger Federer both won impressively Sunday in Cincinnati, but their mindsets heading into the US Open couldn't be more different.

Djoker: I have to wait for Fed to retire to win Cincy (0:24)
Federer defeats Djokovic, defends title (1:05)
Federer talks defeating Djoker, 7th Cincy title (3:01)

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