According to many, the greatest tennis player of all time continues to demonstrate his greatness. He played his fifth match at the US Open, and in the fourth he did not drop a set. Previously defeated: The French Alexander Molera 6:0, 6:2, 6:3, Hispanic Bernabé Zapaté Miralisa 6:4, 6:1, 6:1, your countryman Laszlo Gere 4:6, 4:6, 6:1, 6:1, 6:3, croatian burnie jojo 6:2, 7:5, 6:4, and now number one Fritz. He didn’t have much trouble.
Serbian control in the first two groups
The first set lasted only 45 minutes. It was under the obvious sign of Djokovic’s dominance. Fritz’s nightmare started from the very beginning. The American, who served well in this tournament, immediately lost his serve. He made 10 unforced errors in his first two matches. He was losing 0:2 Then he managed to break the Serb’s serve, but it was the only match he won in this part of the match. Fritz did not find any solution to the threat of the runner-up in the ranking.
The second group was more balanced. Yet again, it was the Serb, albeit to a lesser extent, who ruled the court. The third match turned out to be the most important – on the American’s serve. And Djokovic was better at it. The next day, he defended himself against four breaking opportunities for Fritz. Then the 23-time Grand Slam winner focused mainly on his serve. He won the last two matches in that group without dropping a single point. The second half of the match lasted 52 minutes.
Angry like Novak Djokovic
In the third set, Fritz played better and better. It was more dynamic and unpredictable for the Serbs. He posed a huge threat to him in the – excellent and exciting – sixth game. Djokovic defended against the break. The situation has triggered it. Each point defended was an opportunity to show the crowd who was the boss. When he finally got his way – he shouted all over the court.
Djokovic then had a chance to win with his opponent’s serve. After a trade that lasted several strikes, keep a little more patience. Fritz threw the ball. Scored with a “two”, the Serb was leading 4: 3. He had a serve.
After the last ball, he shouted again. This time out of joy, not out of anger. After the match, he invited the fans to enjoy.
In the eighth game, Fritz again had two chances to win the service match for Djokovic. I wasted it again. A third appeared. it worked. The angry Serb ordered one of his fans to leave the stage.
The American tennis player could not stand the pressure. It has been broken again. in Unlike his opponent, he didn’t get angry, just grabbed his head or threw the racket out of his hands. He felt helpless. I don’t think he can understand why he can’t maintain service in the most important moments.
Despite the problems (again defending against a fracture), Djokovic served in the promotion. After the last ball, he shouted again. This time out of joy, not out of anger. After the match, he invited the fans to enjoy.
Novak Djokovic reaches his 47th Grand Slam semi-final
Djokovic will play his 47th Grand Slam semi-final in two days. He is only one game away from the final. He will meet his opponent in the morning, Polish time. In the second quarter-finals today Frances Tiafoe plays Ben Shelton.
The remaining quarter-final pairs are compensated Carlos Alcaraz and Alexander Zverev And Daniil Medvedev and Andrei Rublev.
US Open Men’s Singles Quarterfinals
Novak Djokovic (Serbia, 2) – Taylor Fritz (USA, 9) 6:1, 6:4, 6:4
The percentage of break points won
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