Emma Raducanu to meet Alize Cornet in US Open first round; Serena Williams takes on Danka Kovinic


The US Open beginnings on Monday with Emma Raducanu as the protecting ladies' boss; Novak Djokovic won't partake because of his inoculation status; the current year's Huge homerun could be Serena Williams' last after her declaration she will be 'advancing away from tennis'

Emma Raducanu will begin the safeguard of her US Open title against Alize Cornet, with Serena Williams taking on Danka Kovinic in the primary round.

Raducanu and the world No 27 Cornet have never met before on the ladies' Visit. Cornet will play in her 63rd successive Hammer, which will break the record for most sequential fundamental draw appearances at Huge homeruns by a WTA player.

Like Raducanu, Williams has additionally never confronted her first-round adversary. Kovinic sits 80th on the planet rankings and on the off chance that Williams wins over her, the 40-year-old could then meet the world No 2 Anett Kontaveit in the subsequent round.

Raducnau's second-round adversary is either Taylor Townsend or Katerina Siniakova.

England's Andy Murray has been drawn against the 24th seed in the men's draw, Francisco Cerundolo.

Cameron Norrie's initial match at Flushing Knolls will be against Frenchman Benoit Paire and he is in a similar quarter of the draw as Rafael Nadal. Nadal takes on special case Rinky Hijikata, the world No 198, in the principal round.

Dan Evans has an experience with Jiri Vesely and Kyle Edmund's re-visitation of New York is a difficult one, as he has drawn the fifth seed Casper Ruud. Jack Draper faces Emil Ruusuvuori of Finland while Harriet Dart starts her mission against Russian tenth seed Daria Kasatkina.

Novak Djokovic won't participate in the current year's opposition because of his immunization status.

An eye-getting opener in the ladies' draw is the experience between the previous US Open top dog Naomi Osaka and American Danielle Collins.

Congruity Tan, the victor over Serena Williams in the main round at Wimbledon, will take on the 2019 champ in New York, Bianca Andreescu.

Venus Williams is getting back to Flushing Glades by means of a trump card; it will be her 23rd appearance at the US Open and she will require on 28-year-old Alison Van Uytvanck.

First round - Outstanding ladies' matches

Iga Swiatek (1) versus Jasmine Paolini

Garbine Muguruza (9) versus Clara Tauson

Emma Raducanu (11) versus Alize Cornet

Naomi Osaka versus Danielle Collins (19)

Alison Van Uytvanck versus Venus Williams

Simona Halep (7) versus Qualifier

Coco Gauff (12) versus Qualifier

Agreement Tan versus Bianca Andreescu

Tatjana Maria versus Maria Sakkari (3)

Harriet Dart versus Daria Kasatkina (10)

Coco Gauff, Victoria Azarenka, Aryna Sabalenka and Jessica Pegula have all attracted qualifiers the primary round.

The world No 1 Iga Swiatek takes on Italy's Jasmine Paolini, before possibly meeting American Sloane Stephens in the subsequent round.

Maria Sakkari, the third seed, has an intriguing first-round experience with the current year's Wimbledon semi-finalist Tatjana Maria.

Over in the men's draw, it's the first time in quite a while that one of the enormous four - Djokovic, Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray - isn't cultivated as No 1. All things being equal, that honor goes to Daniil Medvedev and Nadal is the third seed.

Medvedev, the reigning champ, has a first-round gathering with Stefan Kozlov and he could meet American Ben Shelton, who as of late defeated Ruud, in the third round.

First round - Eminent men's matches

Daniil Medvedev (1) versus Stefan Kozlov

Scratch Kyrgios (23) versus Thanasi Kokkinakis

Pablo Carreno Busta (12) versus Dominic Thiem

Jack Draper versus Emil Ruusuvuori

Francisco Cerundolo (24) versus Andy Murray

Kyle Edmund versus Casper Ruud (5)

Jiri Vesely versus Dan Evans (20)

Cameron Norrie (7) versus Benoit Paire

Rinky Hijikata versus Rafael Nadal (2)

As he proceeds with his rebound from injury, Dominic Thiem has attracted Pablo Carreno Busta cycle one and Carlos Alcaraz meets Argentina's Sebastian Baez.

Enormous serving John Isner, the new champ in Cincinnati, Borna Coric, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Felix Drill Aliassime will all take on qualifiers in their first matches.