NEW YORK -- The Hologic WTA Tour heads to New York for the final Slam of the season at the US Open, which begins Monday, Aug. 28. 

Here's how the North American hard-court summer has shaped up so far:

Washington D.C. (WTA 500)

  • Final Four: Coco Gauff, Jessica Pegula, Maria Sakkari, Liudmila Samsonova
  • Champion: Coco Gauff d. Maria Sakkari

Montreal (WTA 1000)

  • Final Four: Iga Swiatek, Jessica Pegula, Elena Rybakina, Liudmila Samsonova
  • Champion: Jessica Pegula d. Liudmila Samsonova

Cincinnati (WTA 1000)

  • Final Four: Iga Swiatek, Aryna Sabalenka, Coco Gauff, Karolina Muchova
  • Champion: Coco Gauff d. Karolina Muchova

Takeaways: What we learned from Montreal and Cincinnati

From the battle for the World No.1 ranking between Swiatek and Sabalenka to the prime opportunity to mint an American champion in New York for the first time since 2017, the intrigue will be plentiful in New York. 

Here's how the projected Top 10 seeds have fared this season:

1. Iga Swiatek 

2023 Record: 53-9
2023 Titles: 4 (Doha, Stuttgart, Roland Garros, Warsaw)
Best 2023 Hard-Court Result: Doha champion, Dubai finalist
Best US Open result: 2022 Champion

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Notable stat: Since her Round of 16 defeat to Elena Rybakina at the Australian Open in January, Swiatek has made the quarterfinals or better at every tournament this season. She has made the semifinals or better at six of her seven hard-court tournaments this year.

2. Aryna Sabalenka

2023 Record: 44-10
2023 Titles: 3 (Adelaide 1, Australian Open, Madrid)
Best 2023 Hard-Court Result: Australian Open champion
2022 US Open: Semifinalist (l. Swiatek)

Notable stat: For the third consecutive Slam, Sabalenka has an opportunity to overtake Swiatek for the No.1 ranking. To do so, Sabalenka must at least match Swiatek's result in New York. If the two meet in the final, Swiatek must win the title to hold on to the top spot. 

3. Jessica Pegula

2023 Record: 43-14
2023 Titles: 1 (Montreal)
Best 2023 Hard-Court Result: Montreal champion
2022 US Open: Quarterfinalist (l. Swiatek)

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4. Elena Rybakina

2023 Record: 39-11
2023 Titles: 2 (Indian Wells, Rome)
Best 2023 Hard-Court Result: Indian Wells champion, Australian Open finalist
2022 US Open: First round (l. Burel)

Notable stat: Rybakina leads the tour in aces this season, striking 396 so far. She has yet to make it past the third round in New York. 

5. Ons Jabeur

2023 Record: 24-11
2023 Titles: 1 (Charleston)
Best 2023 Hard-Court Result: Adelaide 1 semifinalist 
2022 US Open: Finalist (l. Swiatek)

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Notable stat: Before her run to the final last year, the US Open was the only Slam at which she had yet to make the Round of 16.

6. Coco Gauff

2023 Record: 38-13
2023 Titles: 3 (Auckland, Washington D.C., Cincinnati)
Best 2023 Hard-Court Result: Cincinnati champion
2022 US Open: Quarterfinalist (l. Garcia)

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7. Caroline Garcia

2023 Record: 27-18
2023 Titles: 0
Best 2023 Hard-Court Result: Lyon finalist, Monterrey finalist
2022 US Open: Semifinalist (l. Jabeur)

Notable stat: The Frenchwoman snapped a four-match losing streak this week at the Tennis in the Land event in Cleveland. 

8. Maria Sakkari

2023 Record: 28-17
2023 Titles: 0
Best 2023 Hard-Court Result: Washington D.C. finalist
2022 US Open: Second round (l. Wang Xiyu)

Notable stat: This week marks the 100th consecutive week Sakkari has been in the Top 10. 

9. Marketa Vondrousova

2023 Record: 34-12
2023 Titles:
Best 2023 Hard-Court Result: Cincinnati quarterfinalist
2022 US Open: DNP

Notable stat: Out with injury for a significant portion of the 2022 season, Vondrousova has minimal points to defend for the remainder of the season. Her best US Open result came in 2018 with a Round of 16 showing.

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10. Karolina Muchova

2023 Record: 33-12
2023 Titles: 0
Best 2023 Hard-Court Result: Cincinnati finalist
2022 US Open: First round (l. Tomljanovic)

Rankings watch: Muchova shores up Czech dominance with Top 10 debut

Notable stat: This time last year, Muchova was ranked No.235. After making her second big final of the year at Cincinnati, Muchova became the second Czech player to make her Top 10 debut this year. 

Muchova stuns Sabalenka again to advance to Cincinnati final