Novak Djokovic needed forehands. He settled for backhands. The rest is history.
Daniil Medvedev defeated Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in the US Open final Sunday evening in New York, stopping the Serb from being the first player since Rod Laver in 1969 to win all four majors in a season. Making
The third quarter of the 2021 ATP Tour season saw maiden major success, breakthrough runs and history made.
Daniil Medvedev ended Novak Djokovic’s pursuit of the Grand Slam to claim his first major title at the US Open, while Alexander Zverev backed up his golden triumph at the Tokyo Olympics with
Novak Djokovic’s bid for history as the first man to complete the Grand Slam in 52 years is over.
Tears were to be expected – win or lose – as the weight finally lifted. The World No. 1 had come up one victory shy of equalling Rod Laver’s feat, beaten in
Daniil Medvedev made history and spoiled it simultaneously on Sunday, winning his first major title with a stunning 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 victory against Novak Djokovic in the US Open final, which prevented the World No. 1 from completing the Grand Slam.
The Serbian star was trying to become the first man
Daniil Medvedev will try to win his first major title on Sunday when he plays Novak Djokovic in the US Open final. The Russian star is the last player standing between Djokovic and history, as the Serbian is one victory from becoming the first man since Rod Laver in 1969
Daniil Medvedev is intent on denying Novak Djokovic’s bid to become just the third man to complete the Grand Slam in Sunday’s US Open final. But his motivation runs much deeper than becoming a footnote in tennis history.
After two runner-up finishes in major finals, the 25-year-old is more than
Novak Djokovic made clear he is prepared to put everything on the line to lift this year's US Open trophy after advancing to the final on Friday evening with a thrilling five-set victory against Alexander Zverev. The Serbian is one win against second seed Daniil Medvedev away from becoming the
Alexander Zverev spoiled Novak Djokovic’s dreams of a Golden Slam at the Tokyo Olympics, but the Serbian would not let the German halt his pursuit of the Grand Slam at the US Open.
World No. 1 Djokovic battled past fourth-seeded Zverev 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 on Friday evening to reach
Nine times during his quest to complete the Grand Slam this year Novak Djokovic has dropped the first set. And nine times he has rallied to win. It’s a statistic without precedent in Grand Slam history, but it hasn’t been achieved through happenstance.
After dropping a gruelling 78-minute first set
Novak Djokovic has closed to within two matches of an historic Grand Slam after withstanding an early struggle against sixth seed Matteo Berrettini in the US Open quarter-finals on Wednesday night.
The top seed hailed the Italian as the “hammer of tennis” for his thunderous serve and forehand ahead of their