With the recent announcement of Rafael Nadal's withdrawal, you have to think that Novak Djokovic is the clear-cut favorite to win the U.S. Open. Coming off his victory at Wimbledon, the seven-time Grand Slam winner will use his Head Graphene Speed Pro racket while wearing the adidas Barricade 7 "Novak."
Will Wear: Nike Vapor 9.5 Tour, Nike apparel
Will Use: Wilson Pro Staff RF97
If someone presents the biggest challenge to Djokovic, it's Federer. The 17-time Grand Slam winner and five-time U.S. Open champ will take the court wearing his signature Nike line of apparel as well as his signature Wilson racket.
Will Wear: Yonex Power Cushion Pro, Yonex apparel
Will Use: Yonex VCORE Tour G 330
After starting off 2014 by winning his first career Grand Slam event at the Austrailian Open, Wawrinka would love to wrap up the Grand Slam schedule with a U.S. Open victory. In his quest to do so, Wawrinka will use all Yonex gear, from his shoes to his racket.
Will Wear: Nike Lunar Ballistec, Nike apparel
Will Use: Wilson Pro Staff 95S
Up to No. 8 in the world rankings, Grigor Dimitrov has his eyes set on his first career Grand Slam title. Dimitrov will take the hard court outfitted from head to toe in Nike apparel and sneakers while using a Wilson Pro Staff 95S racket.
Will Wear: adidas Barricade 8+, adidas apparel
Will Use: Head Graphene Radical Pro
Murray capped off a magical 2012 run with a U.S. Open victory. Murray will look to duplicate his 2012 success outfitted in adidas apparel with the adidas Barricade 8+ on his feet.
Will Wear: adidas adizero CC Feather III, adidas apparel
Will Use: Babolat AeroPro Drive Plus
Another player in search of his first Grand Slam win, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will use the Babolat AeroPro to try and replicate his success from this month's Rogers Cup, where he was victorious over Roger Federer in the final.
Will Wear: New Balance MC 996 D, New Balance apparel
Will Use: Wilson Blade 98
Raonic will smash his world famous serves using the Wilson Blade 98 racket. Perhaps if he gets enough aces, he may be able to pull out a victory.
Will Wear: Nike Air Max Cage, Lacoste apparel
Will Use: Prince Warrior 100
Ranked No. 15 in the World, John Isner presents the best American option to win on home turf at the U.S. Open. He will try to do so wearing Lacoste apparel paired with the Nike Air Max Cage shoes.
Will Wear: Nike Zoom Vapor 9.5 Tour, H&M apparel
Will Use: Head Graphene Instinct MP
Berdych is no stranger to upsets, as he played spoiler to both Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon in 2010. Berdych will once again look to play spoiler using the Head Graphene Instinct MP while outfitted in H&M apparel.
Will Wear: adidas Barricade 8, Uniqlo apparel
Will Use: Wilson Steam 99
In his quest for his Grand Slam victory, Kei Nishikori will suit up in Uniqlo apparel paired with the adidas Barricade 8 sneaker. The Wilson Steam 99 will be Nishikori's racket of choice in New York.