Wednesday, January 19, 2022

US Open: Djokovic defeats Tokyo Olympic Champion Alexander Zverev; Sets up Summit Clash against Medvedev

In US Open Tennis, Top seed Novak Djokovic defeated Tokyo Olympic Champion Alexander Zverev to set up Summit Clash against second seed Daniil Medvedev. In a tense and nail-biting semi-final clash this morning, Djokovic ousted the German fourth seed 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 and reached the brink of completing the first Men’s Singles calendar-year Grand Slam since 1969. One more victory will give the 34-year-old Serbian star the first calendar-year Slam since Rod Laver did it 52 years ago. Earlier, the second seed Daniil Medvedev cruised into the Men’s Singles finals after producing a dominant performance to overcome 12th seed Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 in the last four at New York.

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