Medvedev will try to prevent Djokovic from overtaking Federer and Nadal

In the final of the US Open tennis championship in New York, the first and second seed of the tournament, the Serb Novak Djokovic and the Russian Danil Medvedev, will compete.

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In the semifinals, both Đoković and Zverev showed exceptional tennis.

Bears defeated the 12th seed, the Canadian, in three sets, 6: 4, 7: 5 and 6: 2 Felixa Auger-Aliassimeja.

Djokovic in the second semifinal at night after Slovenian time in five sets, with 3: 2, overtook the fourth seed from Germany Alexandra Zvereva s 4:6, 6:2, 6:4, 4:6, 6:2.

Zverev defeated the 34-year-old Serb in the semifinals of the Olympic tournament in Tokyo and then stepped on tennis Olympus himself with the title of Olympic champion. Djokovic was left without a chance to win the so-called golden grand slam, all four grand slam tournaments including Olympic gold.

In New York, however, the first tennis racket did not allow the scenario from Tokyo to be repeated, and after three hours and 38 minutes, it only shot down the resistance of the German challenger.

The Serb thus took care of an uninterrupted series of 27 won matches in grand slam tournaments. Only one more win separates him from a record 21st title in individual grand slam tournaments, overtaking two of his big rivals, the Spaniard. Rafaela Nadala and the Swiss Roger Federer, with whom he currently shares 20 titles.

The Serbian star would also win a calendar grand slam with the US Open, ie all the tournaments of the Big Four in one season. The last player in the tennis caravan to boast of this achievement is now an 83-year-old Australian Rod Laver, which won the calendar grand slam in 1969.


Source: Svet24.si by novice.svet24.si.

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