Found July 18, 2012 on Tennis Panorama :
From the USTA: WORLD NO. 1 FEDERER, DEFENDING CHAMPION DJOKOVIC, FORMER CHAMPS NADAL, DEL POTRO AND RODDICK HEADLINE 2012 US OPEN MEN’S FIELD   Federer Seeks Sixth US Open Title   Field Includes the World’s Top 101 Men Featuring Six Grand Slam Singles Champions   WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 18, 2012 — The USTA announced today that world No. 1 and five-time US Open singles champion Roger Federer, defending US Open champion Novak Djokovic, and 2010 US Open and 2012 French Open champion Rafael Nadal lead the men’s singles field for the 2012 US Open Tennis Championships.  The player field also features former US Open champions Andy Roddick and Juan Martin Del Potro.  Each of the world’s top 101 men received direct entry into the US Open, representing 37 countries.   The 2012 US Open will be played August 27 – September 9 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.  Both the men’s and women’s US Open singles champions will earn $1.9 million with the abilit...
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