of the USA will be aiming to make a great run at the ATP event in LA this summer and perhaps win the title.
The American will take on Benjamin Becker of Germany in the 2nd round of the ATP 250 event in LA tonight.
The American achieved his best result at the US Open in 2006 when he reached the Quarter Finals but lost in 4 sets to the eventual champion Roger Federer.
Blake also beat the world number 1 Rafael Nadal in the 2005 US Open.
Last year Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina won the US Open for the 1st time in his career when he defeated Federer in the final in 5 sets 3-6 7-6 4-6 7-6-2
Federer is however a 5 time champion at the US Open he last won the title in 2008 when he beat the British Number 1 Andy Murray in the final.