Some of the top men’s players expected to compete at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament. (AP Photo/File)
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Heading into the U.S. Open, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have won 36 of the past 38 Grand Slam titles, a stretch dating to the 2005 French Open.Federer is 33 and hasn't won a major championship in more than two years.SERENA'S MAJOR CONCERN: Serena Williams could become the first woman in nearly 40 years to win three consecutive U.S. Opens, but she has not been past the fourth round at a major in 2014 .ON HARD COURTS: Can't list contenders without naming Maria Sharapova, whose five major championships include the 2006 U.S. Open.TAKE A TOLL: In addition to Nadal, who is skipping the U.S. Open for the second time in three years, China's Li Na – the No. 3-ranked woman and one of this season's Grand Slam champions – is absent with a knee injury.
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