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Rafael Nadal brandishes the spoils of his U.S. Open final victory over Russian Daniil Medvedev on Sunday. The Spaniard's win in New York City — his fourth U.S. Open title — gives him 19 career individual grand slam wins, just one shy of rival Roger Federer's record. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A statue of Althea Gibson sits in front of Arthur Ashe Stadium at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the first round of the US Open tennis tournament in New York. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland during of their 2015 US Open Men's singles final match on Sunday. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venus Williams hits a forehand during her first-round win over Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium Monday. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images hide caption

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A man finds some shelter from the rain Thursday at the U.S. Open, which is being played at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tiger Woods during a practice round Wednesday at The Olympic Club in San Francisco. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images hide caption

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David Greene talks with Christine Brennan

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Andy Roddick races across the court to return a volley at the 2009 U.S. Open. Roddick was the last U.S. Open men's singles champion from America — which was in 2003 Edwin Martinez1/flickr hide caption

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