Serena Williams shoots for history as she looks to complete a calendar year Grand Slam, while Marin Čilić wants to double his Grand Slam trophy collection as they defend their respective singles titles at the US Open on September 1-14, Philippine time.
Aside from a chronological Grand Slam, Williams is also on track to tie Steffi Graf-Agassi in the all-time Grand Slam champions list as well as a fourth consecutive title in Flushing Meadows, New York. Out to challenge the 33-year old Florida native are Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitová, Lucie Šafářová, Ana Ivanovic, Garbiñe Muguruza, and Angelique Kerber.
Things won’t be easy as well for Čilić as men’s singles world number one and 2015 Australian Open and Wimbledon winner Novak Djokovic is out grab his third Grand Slam of the year, while Stan Wawrinka plans to add on to his victory at the French Open. Others who might pose as a threat include Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Nishikori Kei, Tomáš Berdych, David Ferrer, and Rafael Nadal.
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