By Andrew Lawrence
September 07, 2013
Novak Djokovic took all he could handle from Stanislas Wawrinksa before winning the last five points.
David Goldman/AP

3) Looks like the first truly buzzworthy match of the tournament -- Djokovic-Nadal, Number 1 versus Number 2, the best rivalry going in the men's game -- is still on. Nadal owns a sizeable overall head-to-head advantage on the Serb, and a 7-3 edge in their 10 previous meetings at majors. At the U.S. Open they're all square: Nadal beat Djokovic to win the final in 2010; Djokovic returned the favor to claim the '11 cup. If Nadal breaks through against Gasquet as expected (he's 10-0 against the Frenchman), it'll be the final to end all finals. The Royal Rubber. It'll also be on a Monday, so start working on those sick day stories you'll be telling your boss.

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