U.S. Open Pressure Points: No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic and an unexpected turn of events

In just a few short weeks, Andy Murray has changed the conversation in men’s tennis.

U.S. tennis may have a future when Serena Williams retires, after all

There were new signs of life, and even some swagger, in the U.S. game at Wimbledon. 

With a history of highs and lows, what is Rafael Nadal’s New York state of mind this year?

The two-time U.S. Open champion remains a question mark in Queens.

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic seeded No. 1 for U.S. Open

Djokovic, the defending champion, is followed by No. 2 Andy Murray, No. 3 Stan Wawrinka and No. 4 Rafael Nadal. 

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Djokovic’s defeat, the Williamses’ loss and more from the Olympics

How do you explain some of the surprises in Rio? Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan break down the early action in the podcast.