The US Open gets under way this week and for the first time in a long time there are serious question marks over the health, emotional state and tournament readiness of the top seeds in both draws. For the first time in years, a lot of players will be coming into it thinking they stand a real chance of winning the tournament.
Up until Wimbledon this year, Djokovic had had the dream 12 months having won 4 Grand Slams on the trot, the ATP Finals in London and many many titles. Then the tennis world was sent into shock when he was put out of Wimbledon in the 3rd round by Sam Querrey. He looked to be back on form when he won the Rogers Cup, but then picked up an injury to his wrist just before the Olympics and didn’t make it past the 1st round … he hasn’t played since.
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