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Preview to the US Open

The US Open is underway on Monday, with Andy Murray bidding for his first Grand Slam title and Roger Federer looking for an historic sixth in a row.

Click here or click the image to launch our guide.

The women's draw is wide open, with the intriguing return of Kim Clijsters and a resurgent Maria Sharapova taking part.

Here's our guide to the main contenders and the essential facts from Flushing Meadows.