With the US Open set to begin on Monday, defending champion and world No. 1 Novak Djokovic says his left wrist is not in an "ideal state" -- which could open things up for Wimbledon champ and Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray to continue his late-season roll. Djokovic is right-handed, but the wrist injury impacts him when he slugs his two-handed backhand. "Well, the wrist hasn't been in ideal start for the last three and a half weeks, but I'm doing everything in my power with obviously the medical team to make sure that I'm as close to 100 percent as possible during the course of this tournament, at least for the beginning of it," said Djokovic, who withdrew from the recent ATP Masters Series event in Cincinnati because of the injury. Asked if he was dealing with tendonitis in the wrist, Djokovic said no, but added he wasn't certain what to call it.
SI.com's Jon Wertheim breaks down the women's seeds at the 2016 U.S. Open. Read on for the dark horses, top first-round matchups and predictions, and find the men's seed report here. 1. Serena Williams, United States Well, it’s been an interesting ride
It wasn't merely short; it was divinely concise. It wasn't merely sweet; it was heart-wrenchingly sincere. It was Andre Agassi's farewell speech, delivered on the floor of Arthur Ashe Stadium a decade ago at the US Open. Few speeches had ever had to satisfy so intense a build-up. Over 23,000 spectators had stood showering Agassi with applause and cheers for more than four minutes before he even stepped out to address them. They stood clapping and cheering, whistling and crying out, some with tears welling in their eyes. Taking it all in, Agassi felt that he finally understood what tennis meant in his life and what he had meant in the lives of tennis fans. "It was my greatest moment on a tennis