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Novak Djokovic of Serbia has a chance to win the US Open for the fourth time in the absence of Roger Federer and Spain’s Rafael Nadal. They have won 17 grad slams so far.
- Novak Djokovic defeated Kyle Edmund of Britain 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 and 6-2
- France’s Caroline Garcia defeated top seed Carolina Pliskova 6-1, 7-6 (2)
Serbia’s world number-1 Novak Djokovic reached the third round of the US Open. He defeated World No-44 Britain’s Kyle Edmund in the second round. Edmund won the first set in the match. After that Djokovic made a strong comeback and won the match by winning three sets in a row. They beat Edmund 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 and 6-2. Djokovic will face Jan Lenard Struff on Friday in the third round.
On the other hand, top seed Carolina Pliskova in the women’s category was eliminated from the second round of the tournament. He was defeated by Caroline Garcia of France 6–1, 7–6 (2) in straight sets. World No. 50 Garcia will face Jennifer Brady of America in the third round.
Osaka and Quitova reach third round
Sixth seed Petro Quitova also reached the third round. She defeated Katrina Kozlova 7-6 (3) and 6-2 in the second round. In the third round, Quitova will face America’s Jessica Pegula. At the same time, world number-10 and former US Open champion Naomi Osaka of Japan also reached the third round. She defeated Camilla Giorgi 6–1, 6–2 in straight sets.
World no. 6 septiceps in third round
At the same time, world number-17 Denis Shapovalov also reached the third round. They beat Sunavu 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 and 6-2, while World No-6 Stephanos Sitipas also maintained his winning streak. They beat Maxim Cressey 7-6, 6-3 and 6-4 in the second round.
Djokovic has the chance to win the 18th Grad Slam title
Djokovic has a chance to win the US Open for the fourth time in the absence of Roger Federer and Spain’s Rafael Nadal. Nadal has decided not to play at the US Open this year due to injury by Corona and Federer. If Djokovic wins the US Open title, it will be his 18th Grand Slam title. Nadal has won 19 and Federer has won 20 Grand Slams.