On the hard-courts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Flushing Meadows, New York), the matches of the highly anticipated US Open 2021 are being played, the last Grand Slam of the season, during which there will be the absences of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams.
Novak Djokovic qualified for the 4th round of the US Open 2021 thanks to the victory in four sets obtained against Kei Nishikori, with final score of 6-7 6-3 6-3 6-2, despite the opening set of disadvantage. The Serbian champion did not appear in the best shape of him and made too many unforced errors, but he still had the strength to win the match.
Jannik Sinner has eliminated Gael Monfils in five sets by scores of 7-6 (1), 6-2, 4-6, 4-6, 4-6, 6-4 and will now play in the fourth round against German Alexander Zverev . In the women’s singles, Iga Swiatek, Belinda Bencic, Karolina Pliskova and the very young Emma Raducanu also reached the 4th round.