Will del Potro escape the first round?
As the finale to the Grand Slam season, it was all shaping up so nicely.
For the first time since 2005, there were different men's in-season Grand Slam winners heading into the U.S. Open -- Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. If one were to win in New York, he'd likely be the MVP of 2012.
Alas, the battle for supremacy became a little less intriguing after Nadal had to withdraw because of his knee issues. But it made the task easier for Federer, Djokovic and the rest ...
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