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U.S. Open men players to watch
ROGER FEDERER Age 31, Switzerland No. 1 Seed The act you’ve known for all these years. Federer’s Wimbledon title last month gave him 17 major championships, adding to his record career total, and his recent play — his straight-sets loss to Andy Murray for the Olympic gold medal notwithstanding — continues to argue for his great good chances in this, his 54th consecutive Grand Slam event.