US Open, Minus Rafael Nadal, Begins in Steamy Conditions

Updated: 25 August 2014 22:41 IST

Rafael Nadal isn't around to defend his US Open title because of a right wrist injury. Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeking her third straight championship on the women's side.

US Open, Minus Rafael Nadal, Begins in Steamy Conditions
Angelique Kerber of Germany returns a shot on the first day of the US Open. © AFP

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Topics : US Open 2014 Rafael Nadal Tennis
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