The action at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will officially get started Aug. 31, but there is some business that needs to be handled before then. The all-important singles draws will be revealed in a live-streaming special Thursday, and while the tourney won't be won or lost on that day, certain players can be put in much-better or much-worse positions than their opponents.
With the highly anticipated draw reveal quickly approaching, here is everything you need to know about when and where to watch it unfold.
Date: Thursday, Aug. 27
Time: 11:30 a.m. ET
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Top Players to Watch
Men's tennis has undoubtedly belonged to the world's No. 1 player in 2015 as Djokovic enters the U.S. Open with Australian Open and Wimbledon titles as well as a French Open final appearance to his credit. Even so, there is some concern with regard to Nole's ability to seal the deal in New York.
Serena WilliamsSerena has long been the most dominant force in women's tennis, but she has an opportunity to make history in the biggest way possible at the U.S. Open by completing the calendar Grand Slam.
While she has already won all four Grand Slams in succession before, she has never done it in the same year. If she manages to pull off that incredible feat, HBO's Bill Simmons believes she will forever cement her status atop the world of women's sports