The US Open 2014 main draws for the men and women’s single fields were released on Thursday afternoon and depict an array of impressive first-round matches that are certain to entertain those watching.
On the men’s side, Roger Federer begins his campaign against Australian veteran Marinko Matosevic, while Tomas Berdych opens his campaign with an encounter with resilient former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt. British No. 1 Andy Murray takes on Robin Haase, while French No. 1 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga meets Argentina’s Juan Monaco in his New York opener.
The ladies’ draw also features a variety of impressive match-ups, including a meeting battle between the old guard and the new in American tennis – Serena Williams vs Taylor Townsend – as well as a meeting between Russians Maria Sharapova and Maria Kirilenko and Ana Ivanovic vs. Alison Riske.
Here are the matches in the men’s singles draw:
No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. Diego Schwartzman
No. 2 Roger Federer vs Marinko Matosevic
No. 3 Stan Wawrinka vs Jiri Vesely
No. 4 David Ferrer vs Damir Dzumhur
No. 5 Milos Raonic vs qualifier
No. 6 Tomas Berdych vs Lleyton Hewitt
No. 7 Grigor Dimitrov vs. Ryan Harrison
No. 8 Andy Murray vs.Robin Haase
No. 9 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs Juan Monaco
No. 10 Kei Nishikori vs Wayne Odesnik
Here are the matches in the women’s single draw:
No. 1 Serena Williams vs. Taylor Townsend
No. 2 Simona Halep vs. Danielle Rose Collins
No. 3 Petra Kvitova vs. Kristina Mladenovic
No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Sharon Fichman
No. 5 Maria Sharapova vs. Maria Kirilenko
No. 6 Angelique Kerber vs. Qualifier (TBA)
No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard vs. Olga Govortsova
No. 8 Ana Ivanovic vs. Alison Riske
No. 9 Jelena Jankovic vs. Bojana Jovanovski
No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki vs. Magdalena Rybarikova
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