In US Open Tennis, Top seed Novak Djokovic will face Russian second seed Daniil Medvedev in the Summit clash of Men’s Singles tonight. Djokovic defeated German fourth seed and Tokyo Olympic Champion Alexander Zverev in a tense and nail-biting semi-final clash 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 yesterday, reaching 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. Djokovic also equaled Roger Federer’s record with his 31st Grand Slam final.
Medvedev cruised into the 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.