The British No 1 Andy Murray is confident of rediscovering his form at Flushing Meadows

US Open 2014: Andy Murray insists he is back to his best ahead after barren spell

The tournament at Flushing Meadows begins on Monday

World No 1 Novak Djokovic has not enjoyed the best of summers since winning Wimbledon

US Open 2014: Why has Novak Djokovic gone from wonderful to woeful in space of months?

The Serb is struggling to find form heading into last Grand Slam of year

Andy Murray has not beaten an opponent ranked in the top 10 since winning Wimbledon

US Open 2014: Andy Murray faces tough route against old rivals from the outset in New York

Haase, Stepanek, Verdasco, Tsonga, Djokovic, Wawrinka and Federer are all possible opponents on the Scot's quest to win a second crown at Flushing Meadows

Serena Williams on her way to victory over Ana Ivanovic in the final of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati at the weekend

US Open 2014: Serena Williams forgets age and stays focused on the present

World No 1 says she has never felt fitter as she aims for 18th Slam at Flushing Meadows

Andy Murray cannot disguise his frustration during his defeat by Roger Federer in Cincinnati last week

Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

British No 1 knows his consistency as well as his fitness needs working on as he prepares for the US Open after a ‘very, very up and down’ year

Roger Federer has credited coach Stefan Edberg for his upturn in form this year, resulting in him being installed as second favourite to win the 2014 US Open

US Open 2014: Roger Federer confident of crowning his amazing comeback year with title

The Swiss is in such fine form that he is the bookmakers’ second favourite behind Novak Djokovic

Britain’s Andy Murray returns a shot to Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in Toronto

US Open 2014: Andy Murray seeded eighth at Flushing Meadows

Defending champion Rafael Nadal will not take part due to injury

Rafael Nadal should be fit in time for the US Open

Defending champion Rafael Nadal will miss the US Open because of a wrist injury

The US Open, which starts in six days’ time, received the news that every tournament dreads when Rafael Nadal announced his withdrawal from the year’s final Grand Slam because of a wrist injury.

Despite celebrating his 33rd birthday recently, Federer looks to be in excellent shape

Federer in US Open shape but doubts cloud other big guns

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are the bookmakers’ favourites to win the US Open, ahead of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, but as the year’s final Grand Slam tournament approaches, three of the game’s “Big Four” are looking vulnerable.

Andy Murray had to save two match points to beat John Isner

Cincinnati Masters 2014: Andy Murray battles through but Novak Djokovic falls to another defeat

Scot sees off American John Isner as world No 1 is was beaten in straight sets by Spain’s Tommy Robredo

Andy Murray hits a backhand on his way to victory over Joao Sousa

Cincinnati Masters 2014: Andy Murray conquers Joao Sousa and conditions to stay on course for third title

Scot wins in convincing fashion as he prepares for US Open

Venus Williams wears a pained expression on her way to defeat in the Rogers Cup final in Montreal
Andy Murray led the final set 3-0 but lost to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for the first time in nine meetings

Toronto Masters: Murray lets victory slip as Tsonga’s resurgence continues

Andy Murray’s Toronto Masters campaign came to an end in the quarter-finals last night as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga continued his remarkable resurgence.

Rod Laver launches his new autobiography at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia

Rod Laver’s guide to becoming a pure hero

Australian legend who won all four major titles in a year twice tells Paul Newman that Rafa Nadal is currently closest to achieving on-court perfection

Novak Djokovic cuts a frustrated figure on his way to defeat at the Toronto Masters

Toronto Masters 2014: Andy Murray into last eight without breaking sweat as Novak Djokovic falls away

Scot handed place in quarter-finals after Richard Gasquet withdraws with abdominal strain, while world No 1 beaten in just over an hour by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

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