The 2021 US Open is up and operating as tennis’ high stars take to the onerous courts of Flushing Meadows eyeing main glory.
Austria’s Dominic Thiem claimed the boys’s trophy in New York final 12 months whereas Japan’s Naomi Osaka gained the ladies’s match.
Some notable names can be lacking from this summer time’s main however it ought to nonetheless be an exhilarating fortnight of elite motion.
And so, because the world’s greatest battle it out within the Huge Apple, right here’s every thing you might want to know in regards to the 141st version of the US Open.
US Open 2021: Date and begin time
The most important can be held on the USTA Billie Jean King Nationwide Tennis Middle in Flushing Meadows, New York City.
The venue has 22 outside courts with a further 12 follow courts. The 4 present courts embrace the Arthur Ashe Stadium, the Louis Armstrong Stadium, the Grandstand and Courtroom 17.
There can be a complete of 128 gamers beginning off within the males’s and girls’s singles.
Play will start on Monday, August 30. Matches on the primary courtroom within the Arthur Ashe Stadium will start at 5pm UK time (British Summer season Time is 5 hours forward of New York).
The lads’s ultimate will happen on Sunday, September 12 with the ladies’s ultimate the day earlier than.
US Open 2021: The seeds
Males’s high ten seeds
- 1. Novak Djokovic
- 2. Daniil Medvedev
- 3. Stefanos Tsitsipas
- 4. Alexander Zverev
- 5. Andrey Rublev
- 6. Matteo Berrettini
- 7. Denis Shapovalov
- 8. Casper Ruud
- 9. Pablo Carreno Busta (OUT, first spherical)
- 10. Hubert Hurkacz
British stars Dan Evans (24) and Cameron Norrie (26) are among the many seeded gamers.
Andy Murray has been added to the primary draw after former champion Stan Wawrinka withdrew by damage, that means that the Scot will participate within the competitors regardless of his current damage woe.
In addition to Wawrinka, Roger Federer is out with a knee damage, Rafael Nadal is out with a foot drawback and defending champion Dominic Thiem is sidelined.
Britain’s Kyle Edmund, Gilles Simon, Milos Raonic and Borna Coric are additionally injured.
Ladies’s high ten seeds
- 1. Ashleigh Barty
- 2. Aryna Sabalenka
- 3. Naomi Osaka
- 4. Karolina Pliskova
- 5. Elina Svitolina
- 6. Bianca Andreescu
- 7. Iga Swiatek
- 8. Barbora Krejcikova
- 9. Garbine Muguruza
- 10. Petra Kvitova
Serena Williams is just not within the draw after she needed to pull out with a hamstring damage.
The likes of Sofia Kenin, Laura Siegemund, Patricia Maria Tig and Wang Qiang are additionally injured.
US Open 2021: The best way to observe
Amazon Prime Video have unique tv rights to the match within the UK.
The streaming service could have protection of each match.
The very best of the motion may even be stay throughout the talkSPORT community all through the week with common updates on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2.