2012 US Open draw analysis

Roger is going for his sixth US Open crown.

Roger Federer and Andy Murray are in the same half, which is a disadvantage to both of them if they meet in the semis as presumably, if he makes it there, defending champ Novak Djokovic will have an easier semifinal opponent.

Top seed Federer opens against Donald Young, who just scored his first win since February on Monday. That’s a brutal draw for The Donald. I suppose that Fernando Verdasco could push Federer for two sets in R3, but the Spaniard has done little this summer so I doubt it, but the great Swiss could tested in R4 by Mardy Fish, who loves US hard courts and has taken down Federer before. That

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