(NEW YORK) — The men’s and women’s draws for the 2012 U.S. Open were revealed on Thursday.
Defending men’s champion and No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic is on the opposite side of the bracket from No. 1 seed Roger Federer and No. 3 seed Andy Murray. Federer and Murray could meet in a potential semifinal matchup before taking on Djokovic in the finals.
Rafael Nadal, ranked third in the world, will not play in this year’s tournament due to a knee injury.
Over on the women’s side, No. 4 seed Serena Williams has a potential semifinal showdown with second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska. Meanwhile, third-seeded Maria Sharapova is poised for a potential semifinal match against top-seeded Victoria Azarenka.
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Seth Fiegerman, CNN