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US Open: After clinching second Olympic gold, Andy Murray eyes fourth Grand Slam title

US Open: After clinching second Olympic gold, Andy Murray eyes fourth Grand Slam title

Murray`s consistency on the tour in recent weeks is in stark contrast to the rollercoaster fortunes of Djokovic, the defending champion in New York.

2016 US Open: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams named top seeds for season's final Grand Slam

2016 US Open: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams named top seeds for season's final Grand Slam

Roger Federer will miss the tournament to protect his surgically repaired left knee.

Olympics 2016: Andy Murray dominates in Rio Games, outsider Monica Puig arrives on big stage

Olympics 2016: Andy Murray dominates in Rio Games, outsider Monica Puig arrives on big stage

The return of 2009 U.S. Open winner del Potro, who had sunk to 141 in the world rankings due to wrist injuries, coincided with the re-emergence of Spain`s former singles champion Rafa Nadal after two months off with injury.

Andy Murray survives grueling day for top seeds in Cincinnati Masters

Andy Murray survives grueling day for top seeds in Cincinnati Masters

Nadal, who won gold in the Olympic doubles, committed 18 unforced errors and four double faults in the first set alone.

Juan Martin del Potro gets US Open wild card after impressive Olympics run

Juan Martin del Potro gets US Open wild card after impressive Olympics run

Del Potro`s career went into a tailspin after his 2009 US Open triumph with three wrist surgeries pushing him to the brink of retirement.

Andy Murray advances to final at Rio Olympics 2016 to defend his title

Andy Murray advances to final at Rio Olympics 2016 to defend his title

In Sunday`s gold medal match, the 29-year-old Briton will face either Spain`s Rafa Nadal or Argentina`s Juan Martin del Potro, who play later on Saturday.

Andy Murray survives another scare at Rio Olympics to make semis

Andy Murray survives another scare at Rio Olympics to make semis

Murray finished with 31 winners but also 36 unforced errors.

ATP Masters Series: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic pulls out of Cincinnati

ATP Masters Series: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic pulls out of Cincinnati

Djokovic has reached the finals in 14 of his past 15 ATP Masters Series appearances.
 

Garbine Muguruza crashes as Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal breeze in Rio

Garbine Muguruza crashes as Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal breeze in Rio

Muguruza refused to admit that she has found it tough to adjust to being a Grand Slam champion for the first time.

WATCH: Novak Djokovic cries after losing to Juan Martin del Potro in Rio 2016

WATCH: Novak Djokovic cries after losing to Juan Martin del Potro in Rio 2016

The Serb, who claimed bronze at the Beijing 2008 Games, lost the bronze medal match – to Del Potro – four years later in London.Novak Djokovic, Rio Video, Juan Martin del Potro, Rio Olympics 20916, Rio News

Dreams shattered for Novak Djokovic: Serbian great hit by double trouble at Rio Olympics

Dreams shattered for Novak Djokovic: Serbian great hit by double trouble at Rio Olympics

World number one Djokovic lost his opening round singles to Juan Martin del Potro on Sunday, a defeat which left him in floods of tears.

Rio Olympics: Novak Djokovic's campaign comes to an end, suffers shock defeat to old nemesis Juan Martin del Potro

Rio Olympics: Novak Djokovic's campaign comes to an end, suffers shock defeat to old nemesis Juan Martin del Potro

Incidentally, he also lost to the towering Argentine in the bronze medal match at the London Olympics.

FUNNY! Juan Martin del Potro stuck in elevation for 40 mins before match with Novak Djokovic

FUNNY! Juan Martin del Potro stuck in elevation for 40 mins before match with Novak Djokovic

The giant Argentine was marooned in the lift after a power outage in the block of the athletes village where the country`s Rio squad is based.

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Serena Williams lead history charge in Rio

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Serena Williams lead history charge in Rio

Venus, the 2000 champion, is seeded fifth and meets Belgium`s Kirsten Flipkens.
 

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic lands in Rio to bid for elusive Olympic gold

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic lands in Rio to bid for elusive Olympic gold

Djokovic took bronze at the Beijing 2008 Games and just missed out on a medal at the London 2012 Games, where he was the Serbian team`s flag bearer.

Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishkori to claim Toronto title

Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishkori to claim Toronto title

Djokovic finished with 13 winners as he improved to 51-4 this season.

Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori to lock horns at Rogers Cup final in Toronto

Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori to lock horns at Rogers Cup final in Toronto

Nishikori is seeking his first ATP Masters 1000 title after reaching the third final of his career in the elite events.

Novak Djokovic edges Tomas Berdych to reach Toronto semis

Novak Djokovic edges Tomas Berdych to reach Toronto semis

But it was not all one-way traffic for Djokovic, who struggled to close out a testing tiebreaker.

Wimbledon loss cannot overshadow the results that I`ve had in the past 15 months: Novak Djokovic

Wimbledon loss cannot overshadow the results that I`ve had in the past 15 months: Novak Djokovic

Toronto marks the start of an extra busy spell for Djokovic, who is also eyeing Rio and the Cincinnati Masters before the final Grand Slam of the year, the US Open, starts on August 29.

Davis Cup hit by star pullouts, Rafael Nadal's Rio appeal

Davis Cup hit by star pullouts, Rafael Nadal's Rio appeal

Nadal is keen to play in Rio after being unable to defend his gold medal at London in 2012 due to a knee injury.