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Federer faces tough opener against Costa

Updated: August 27, 2004, 2:24 PM ET
By Howie Schwab | Special to ESPN.com

The women's side shouldn't have too many early upsets, though there are a number of matches that have the potential of being competitive.

Here's a look at some of the more interesting opening-round showdowns when the U.S. Open begins:

MEN Roger Federer (1) vs. Albert Costa Federer was upset at the Olympics by Tomas Berdych, and now he has a first-round opponent ranked in the top 50 (Costa is 44 despite a 19-18 match record this year). The Spaniard has won his first-round match at ...

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