A better take a look at the British gamers hoping to shine on the US Open

The ultimate grand slam of the yr will get beneath means in New York on Monday.

Emma Raducanu stays sidelined however six British gamers have secured their spots in the principle singles attracts by rating.

Here, the PA information company appears on the residence contingent.

Cameron Norrie

After an excellent begin to the season, Norrie has discovered himself in one thing of a trough. The solidity that has shaped the premise of his excellent final two seasons is not fairly there and the 27-year-old arrives in New York having misplaced his final 4 matches courting again to the primary spherical of Wimbledon. He stays a top-20 participant and possesses large self perception however he can have his work minimize out to match final yr’s run to the fourth spherical.

Dan Evans

It has additionally been a difficult previous few months for Evans, who has misplaced his opening match in eight of his final 9 tour-level occasions. The one time he made it by way of, although, in Washington earlier this month, he went on to say the largest title of his profession. The 33-year-old will once more be seeded and has an excellent document at Flushing Meadows, having reached the third spherical 4 instances and the fourth spherical as soon as.

Andy Murray

The 36-year-old is having his greatest season since hip surgical procedure and has proved persistently that he can compete in opposition to the world’s greatest once more, though getting over the road has been one other matter. His agonising second-round loss in opposition to Stefanos Tsitsipas at Wimbledon clearly damage however the want to be an element as soon as once more on the largest stage nonetheless burns brilliant. An premature stomach harm has left him in a race to be absolutely match for the US Open.

Jack Draper

When Draper shocked Felix Auger-Aliassime to succeed in the third spherical at Flushing Meadows final yr, it appeared his profession was about to take off, however frustratingly accidents have been a continuing thorn since and his rating has dropped again outdoors the highest 100. There is little question it’s going to climb rapidly once more if the highly effective 21-year-old can simply keep match for a time period. A shoulder harm suffered on the French Open that dominated him out of the grass was his newest concern, nonetheless, he retired after shedding the primary set within the second spherical of the Winston-Salem Open on Tuesday, which is a priority. He is a harmful floater within the draw, if he’s absolutely match.

Katie Boulter

After the low of no direct British entrants for the ladies’s singles on the French Open and Wimbledon, it’s good to see Boulter and Jodie Burrage in the principle draw by proper. Boulter has propelled herself to a career-high rating of 60 after 4 years spent making an attempt to make it again into the highest 100 after harm. The 27-year-old shone on grass, successful her first WTA Tour title in Nottingham and reaching the third spherical at Wimbledon. She certified in New York in 2021 however is but to win a fundamental draw match.

Jodie Burrage

Beaten by Boulter within the ultimate in Nottingham, Burrage has joined her within the prime 100 and in the principle draw at Flushing Meadows, the place she’s going to make her grand slam debut on overseas soil. It has been a breakthrough season for the 24-year-old, who’s one other participant to battle with accidents throughout her profession. Burrage has proved her aggressive mettle in 2023 with a number of slim victories, beating 10 top-100 opponents alongside the best way.

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