Thursday August 21st, 2014

The 2014 U.S. Open begins Aug. 25 and runs until Sept. 9.

Novak Djokovic has the top men's seed. He has reached the U.S. Open final for the past four years and won the title in 2011.

The second seed, Roger Federer, is seeded at the U.S. Open for his 14th consecutive year, which ties him with Ivan Lendl for the second longest streak in the Open era. Jimmy Connors was seeded for 18 straight years.

U.S. Open storylines, predictions, dark horses and more

Last year, Rafael Nadal won the tournament, but he was forced out of this year's field with a wrist injury
 
In the women's bracket, Serena Williams drew the top seed at the tournament she has won for the past two years. She won her first first Grand Slam at the U.S. Open in 1999.​ Williams has not won a Grand Slam event in 2014.

Q&A: What's it like to be Federer now?

Where: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows, Queens, N.Y.

When: Monday, Aug. 25 through Monday, Sept. 8.

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Men's Preview: Djokovic-Federer final in store?

The top 16 seeds for the men's singles tournament:

1. Novak Djokovic

2. Roger Federer

3. Stanislas Wawrinka

4. David Ferrer

5. Milos Raonic

6. Tomas Berdych

7. Grigor Dimitrov

8. Andy Murray

9. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

10. Kei Nishikori

11. Ernests Gulbis

12. Richard Gasquet

13. John Isner

14. Marin Cilic

15. Fabio Fognini

16. Tommy Robredo

Ranking Serena and the rest of the U.S. Open favorites

The top 16 seeds for the women's singles tournament:

1. Serena Williams

2. Simona Halep

3. Petra Kvitova

4. Agnieszka Radwanska

5. Maria Sharapova

6. Angelique Kerbe

7. Eugenie Bouchard

8. Ana Ivanovic

9. Jelena Jankovic

10. Caroline Wozniacki

11. Flavia Pennetta

12. Dominika Cibulkova

13. Sara Errani

14. Lucie Safarova

15. Carla Suarez Navarro

16. Victoria Azarenka

Advice and tips for spectators attending the U.S. Open

- Sarah Barshop

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