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U.S. Open Preview And Predictions

Samantha Stosur of Australia practices prior to the start of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 24, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens in New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)
Samantha Stosur of Australia practices prior to the start of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 24, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens in New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

The U.S. Open kicks off today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. Some of the world’s greatest tennis plays will step onto the courts over the next few weeks, competing for the Grand Slam title.

Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with John Wertheim, executive editor and senior writer for Sports Illustrated, about his predictions for the 2014 U.S. Open.

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