Only an unforgettable three-set loss to Juan Martin del Potro in the semifinals kept Nadal from a shot at his second gold medal.The Spaniard, though, won the doubles title with partner Marc Lopez.
Two years ago, she made the third round of the French Open, but in five other Grand Slam appearances, has won only a single match. 5 Rafael Nadal versus Denis Istomin, third match on Arthur Ashe Stadium (Watch)What to make of Nadal?
The 26th seed hasn't won more than two consecutive matches since the Clay-Court Championships back in early April.
Fritz, 18 and perhaps the most talented of the new wave of U. men's players, reached the Memphis Open final six months ago, but since then has struggled, notably going only 3-7 in his past 10 matches. 1 will begin his quest to defend his US Open crown under the lights in Arthur Ashe Stadium.
51 in the world and hasn't won consecutive matches since June.
Wozniacki has reached two US Open semifinals and two finals in her career; two years ago, she lost to Serena Williams in the championship match.