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Novak fires into US Open quarter-finals! – Novak Djokovic


Second seed is into final eight in New York for the thirteenth time.

Novak Djokovic continued his quest for a fourth US Open crown on Sunday night time with a 6-2, 7-5, 6-4 win over Croatian quaifier Borna Gojo to succeed in the quarter-finals on the USTA Billie Jean King Nationwide Tennis Middle in two hours and 25 minutes.

Novak transformed 5 of his 13 break level probabilities, whereas Gojo used the one break level alternative he earned through the match.

”I knew that Borna had an enormous recreation, despite the fact that we hadn’t confronted one another on the tour stage,” Djokovic stated. “I used to be watching him play qualifying and likewise the final couple of rounds of the principle draw and I noticed that he has massive weapons along with his serve and forehand and that he strikes fairly nicely for an enormous man. One of many keys to the match was to neutralize his serve, attempt to scale back the variety of aces and winners from that shot.”

Match statistics: aces (11-14), double faults (3-8), winners (25-40), unforced errors (12-40), whole factors received (107-82).

For a spot within the semi-finals, Novak will face Taylor Fritz who defeated NextGen ATP participant Dominic Stricker of Switzerland 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-4.

The American ninth seed, in opposition to whom the 23-time main winner holds an ideal 7-0 H2H document, is thru to the quarter-finals in New York for the primary time.

Djokovic is in search of his twenty fourth Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows, the place he lifted the trophy in 2011, 2015 and 2018.

Photograph: Profimedia



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