The US Open draw is out. Rafael Nadal’s first round match is against Ryan Harrison. Winner could get Pospisil in round 2. In what would be a re-match of last week’s Cincinnati final, Rafa could meet John Isner in the fourth round.
Federer, Verdasco, Kohlschreiber, Isner, Nishikori, Robredo, and Querrey are in Rafa’s quarter. Gasquet, Tursunov, Lopez, Raonic, Janovicz, Tipsarevic, Gulbis, and Ferrer are in his half.
If the men play to seed the quarter-final line up will be: Novak Djokovic v Juan Martin del Potro, Andy Murray v Tomas Berdych, David Ferrer v Richard Gasquet, Rafael Nadal v Roger Federer.
Main draw play begins on Monday, 26 August in New York.