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US Open Final live: Djokovic looking for comeback in 2nd set


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US Open Final LIVE: Daniil Medvedev take lead in the second set, Novak Djokovic under pressure in big final – Djokovic 0 vs Medvedev 1 – Follow Djokovic vs Medvedev LIVE Updates – World No.1 Novak Djokovic is just 1 win away from tennis immortality at US Open 2021 Finals tonite. If he defeats World No.2, Daniil Medvedev, on Monday, the Serbian legend is all set to reach the peak of sporting else which no one else in tennis history has ever conquered. The 34-year-old will overtake the GOAT’s like Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic by clinching his 21st Grand Slam title: Follow Novak Djokovic’s date with greatness at US Open Finals LIVE on InsideSport.co

US Open Final Live

2nd Set

Final·Arthur Ashe Stadium

1

N. Djokovic

4

2

0
2

D. Medvedev

6

3

0
  • Medvedev breaks Djokovic’s serve for the 2nd time in the match take the lead in 2nd set
  • Djokovic gets a warning as he breaks the racket on the court
  • Djokovic is leading for the first time in the game
  • Impressive comeback by Medvedev to make in 1 all
  • A double fault by Medvedev, Djokovic on top, but Medvedev bounce back to make it duce from 0-40 and now he had the advantage
  • Djokovic bounce back in the second set wins the first game 40 – 0

1st Set

Two aces carry Medvedev to the opening set, with his eighth of the opening frame coming on set point. In set one, the Russian lost just three points on serve (20/23) and was a perfect 15-for-15 on first serves. Djokovic has dropped the opening set for the fourth straight match.

Djokovic 4 vs Medvedev 6

10th Game – Medvedev is in top form with his serves, Djokovic is finding it difficult to deal

9th Game – Djokovic slowly getting back in rhythm, wins the game to make it 4-5

8th Game – Medvedev is completing the game in no time with accurate serves

7th Game – Djokovic again bounce back with a set of perfect serves leaves Medvedev baffled

6th Game – This game is surely going down the wire, both the players are excellent at serves, Medvedev wins the 6th game

5th Game – Djokovic bounce back with beautiful and perfect serves, claims the game 40-00

4th Game – 00-40 for Medvedev in the 4th game, nervous start for Djokovic in the big final

3rd Game – Novak Djokovic is making too many unforced errors, Daniil Medvedev is under control. But Djokovic is known for his comeback, fires two ace to seal the game

2nd Game – Daniil Medvedev is off to a great start, takes the 2nd game as well

1st Game – Daniil Medvedev takes the first game, breaks Novak Djokovic’s service

@1:45 – Coming into this match Novak Djokovic said that he will play as if it is his last match

@1:42 – Twenty-seven matches down, one to go for the Grand Slam

@1:41 – Novak Djokovic wins the toss and he will serve first against Daniil Medvedev

@1:40 – Daniil Medvedev, Novak Djokovic entre the stadium

@1:39 – Blessed to be in this position, hopefully, I bring out the best in me today – Novak Djokovic

@1:38 – I am 100% ready to take on the court – Daniil Medvedev

@1:35 – 

@1:30 – And here we go, both the players are warming up ahead of the biggest clash of 2021

@1:25 – Medvedev’s number

  • Through the Semifinals, his win percentage while serving is 74%, highest among the 128 competitors
  • Medvedev’s return points win percentage is 47%, highest among players in the field
  • He has a percentage of winners from the backhand of 40%
  • His percentage of points with forehand errors is 6%, which compares to 8% for Djokovic
  • Medvedev’s percentage of points with errors is 13%, versus 16% for Djokovic

@1:20 –

@1:15 – Djokovic’s number

  • Through the Semifinals, Djokovic’s return points win percentage is 43%, 3rd among players in the field of 128
  • His first serve return win percentage is 37%, 4th among all competitors
  • Djokovic’s net points rate is 14%
  • He has a percentage of errors from the backhand of 44%
  • His average second serve speed is 92 MPH (148 KMH), versus 91 MPH (146 KMH) for Medvedev

@1:10 –

@1:00 – Djokovic has won 20 majors in his brilliant career, but he admits winning this U.S Open to complete the Grand Slam would be his crowning achievement.

@00:48 – The final Grand Slam singles match of the 2021 season. A battle between the No. 1 and No. 2 players on the ATP Tour. That is what will be on display today as Novak Djokovic takes on Daniil Medvedev in the US Open Men’s Singles final. Djokovic leads the head-to-head with Medvedev, 5-3. This is the second time the two will meet in the Grand Slam final, the first coming earlier this year at the Australian Open. Djokovic won that match comfortably in straight sets, 7-5, 6-2, 6-2.

Djoko has earlier won US Open titles in 2011, 2015 & 2018.

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US Open Finals 2021: Novak Djokovic records

MOST GRAND SLAMS

Djokovic is set to overtake Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. The trio are currently level on 20 Grand Slams each.

Novak Djokovic

  • Australian Open: 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • French Open: 2016, 2021
  • Wimbledon: 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021
  • US Open: 2011, 2015, 2018

Rafael Nadal (Spain)

  • Australian Open: 2009
  • French Open: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Wimbledon: 2008, 2010
  • US Open: 2010, 2013, 2017, 2019

Roger Federer (Switzerland)

  • Australian Open: 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2018
  • French Open: 2009
  • Wimbledon: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017
  • US Open: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

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US Open Finals 2021: Novak Djokovic records

CALENDAR GRAND SLAM

Novak Djokovic can become the first player in the 21st century to win calendar Grand Slam. No player has achieved the feat in the last 52 years.

Here are the only five players who have won Calendar Grand Slams:

Rod Laver, 1962 and 1969

One of the greatest tennis players, Rod Laver, won the Career Grand Slams twice in his career in 1962 and 1969- the only player to achieve the unique feat. He achieved the landmark with a gap of seven years and ended up with 11 trophies. He won his first career Grand Slam at 24. He remains the last male singles to win Calendar Grand Slam.

GOLDEN Calendar Grand Slam– Steffi Graf, 1988

Steffi Graf, who has won 22 Grand Slams in her career, won the Calendar Grand Slam at a very young age of 19 in 1988. She had also won the Olympic Gold medal and WTA Tour championships. She is the only tennis player to win at least four titles at all 4 Grand Slams. The German star is considered the greatest singles player of all time.

Margaret Court – 1970

Margaret Court, who has most Grand Slam Titles in women’s singles, had won the Calendar Grand Slam in 1970.  She is the only three singles players to win six consecutive Grand Slams titles (1969-71). She has also won singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles at every four grand slams- Boxed Set of Titles.

Maureen Connolly Brinker, 1953

Maureen Connolly of the US had won the Calendar Grand Slam in 1953. The interesting part was the fact that she didn’t lose a single set and faced Doris Hart thrice during her titles. She won as many as 9 singles titles in her tennis career.

Don Budge, 1937

Don Budge was the first player to win a career grand slam in tennis. He went on to win 6 consecutive grand slam titles from 1937 Wimbledon to US Open in 1938. He achieved the feat at the age of 23 years. Unfortunately, he missed the games between 1940 to 1945 due to World War.

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US Open Finals 2021: Novak Djokovic records

MOST US OPEN TITLES

Novak Djokovic is gunning for his 4th US Open Title. Djoko has earlier won US Open titles in 2011, 2015 & 2018. Roger Federer & Pete Sampras has won US Open 5 times each.

Open Era
T1. Roger Federer 5 2004-08
T1. Pete Sampras 5 1990, ‘93, ‘95-96, 2002
T1. Jimmy Connors 5 1974, ‘76, ‘78, ‘82-83
4. John McEnroe 4 1979-81, ’84

 

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