U.S. Open (11 a.m., ESPN)
Marathon coverage of the first round gets underway in New York, and you know what that means. Defending champions Rafael Nadal and Bianca Andreescu. The great Roger Federer and women’s No. 1 Ashleigh Barty. Wait, what? None of the four will be there? OK, then, Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams it is.
White Sox at Twins (7:10 p.m., NBCSCH)
Lucas Giolito takes the ball for the first time since his no-hitter. No pressure or anything, pal, but what have you done for us lately?
Rockets at Thunder, Game 6 (8 p.m., TNT)
Does Thunder guard Chris Paul have another ‘‘L’’ up his sleeve for his former team? Stop laughing, Russell Westbrook. Anything is possible.