The tennis world has been pleased, by and large, with the Roger and Rafa renaissance of 2017. But have things gone a little too far in Montreal? It’s starting to look like Federer and Nadal may be the only two players left standing by the end of the season. The latest trend in men’s tennis is to take the second half of the year off entirely; since Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka have shut their seasons down due to injury, and while Andy Murray hasn’t gone that far, he has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup.
That leaves you know who as the top two seeds. Nadal and Federer have won every major and Masters event except one so far in 2017; can anyone stop them from winning another? Let’s take a look at the draw.