US Open
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are two headliners at the U.S. Open, which starts in August. Reuters

Wimbledon 2011 is over and now the next Grand Slam tennis tournament awaits.

The U.S. Open, which dates back to 1881, is less than two months away.

Defending champion Rafael Nadal overcame Novak Djokovic in four sets in the 2010 Final, while Kim Clijsters will defend her Women's title after breezing past Vera Zvonareva.

The first round of the U.S. Open begins on Monday, August 29, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time.

The Women's Final will be played on Saturday, September 10th, while the Men's Finals will take place on Sunday, September 11th, at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

In the U.S., television coverage will be shown on CBS, ESPN, ESPN2 and The Tennis Channel, and will be shown on TSN in Canada. Sky Sports will provide coverage in the UK, and will be shown on FOX Sports in Australia.

The tournament dates back to 1881.