Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
The U.S. Open is set to begin Monday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens and will draw more than 700,000 fans over the ensuing two weeks. Here are five key questions as the last Grand Slam event of 2011 unfolds:
**Can Djokovic keep making history?
No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic is having one of the greatest single seasons in the history of tennis. He is 57-2 in 2011 and has won nine tournaments, including the Australian Open and Wimbledon. Still, the 24-year-old Serb withdrew last Sunday against Andy Murray in the final in Cincinnati, citing shoulder problems.
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.