of France will be aiming to make a run at the US Open this summer in Flushing Meadows New York and perhaps beat some of the world best players.
The Frenchman was beaten in the 1st round at the French Open in Paris last month by the Australian former world number 1 Lleyton Hewitt in straight sets.
Chardy went on to reach the 3rd round at Wimbledon where he was beaten in 5 sets by David Ferrer of Spain.
Last year Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina won the US Open for the 1st time in his career when he beat Roger Federer in the final in 5 sets 3-6 7-6 4-6 7-6 6-2, it was a 1st Grand Slam title for the Argentine.
Federer is however a 5 time US Open champion he last won the title in 2008 when he defeated Andy Murray in the final in straight sets.