Rafa Nadal will face a thorny debut at the US Open, the last 'Grand Slam' of the season, against Australian John Millman , executioner of Roger Federer last year in New York. The Mallorcan, number two in the world, emerged victorious from the only precedent between the two, at Wimbledon 2017.
Sergio Novak Djokovic will be measured in the first round to Spaniard Roberto Carballés , 76 in the ranking, while Federer will debut against a player from the previous phase, yet to be determined.
However, the competition box, which starts on Monday, August 26 and will end on September 8 in Flushing Meadows, leaves the Swiss and the surprising Medvedev on the side of Djokovic's box, so Nadal would only face them in the final.
Serena-Sharapova, stellar duel
In the women's team, the draw left the bomb of a confrontation between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova in the first round. Meanwhile, the Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza will face in her first match against the American Alison Riske , located in position 36 of the WTA, and the German Angelique Kerber will premiere with the French Kristina Mladenovic , who in 2017 reached the 10th position of The official classification.
Carla Suárez will face an opponent of the previous one, Sara Sorribes will play against Estonian Anett Kontaveit and Aliona Bolsova will face the Czech Barbora Strycova .
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