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The ATP's website already lists Novak Djokovic as this year's #USOpen champion.
PHOTO: Kim Clijsters gets low for a return during Saturday's #USOpen women's singles final. (AP)
PHOTO: Rafael #Nadal jumps for joy after today's #USOpen semifinal victory over Mikhail Youzhny. (AP)
Sun-splashed day on Ashe for Nadal vs. Youzhny. #USOpen
PHOTO: Peter Lundgren (top left) with then-pupil Roger Federer in 2003. (AP)
PHOTO: @monfilsgael returns to Djokovic during Wednesday's quarterfinals. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)
Wozniacki takes in Federer-Soderling with Donald Trump.
Electric atmosphere for Federer vs. Soderling. Windy, windy night.
Crowd of PM session ticket-holders builds outside Ashe with Venus-Franny still going.
PHOTO: Dominika Cibulkova jumps for joy after beating Svetlana Kuznetsova in the #USOpen fourth round. (AP)
PHOTO: How does @monfilsgael cool down after a match? @jon_wertheim just spotted the first men's quarterfinalist.
PHOTO: Fuzz flies off the tennis ball as Rafael #Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Gilles Simon of France. (AP)
PHOTO: Novak Djokovic returns a shot to James Blake during Saturday's third-round match. (AP)
PHOTO: @monfilsgael returns to @TipsarevicJanko during Saturday's third-round match on the Grandstand. (AP)
PHOTO: Denis Istomin sounds his barbaric yawp during tonight's second-set tiebreaker. (AP)
Anyone got a clever caption for this shot of Jamaica's Dustin Brown? (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Still shot of Venus' new #USOpen outfit doesn't do it justice. It sparkles. (Emmanuel Dumand/Getty Images)
Haunting skyscape as Venus Williams and Mandy Minella warm up. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)
Spotted by @jon_wertheim on the grounds earlier today: the enduring image of the first few days here.
Bethanie looking Bubblicious.
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