Novak Djokovic wins against Alexander Zverev in a thriller five sets, one win away to create history

The 24-year-old German Alexander Zverev made it tough for the World No. 1 Novak Djokovic as the match went to five sets

Well, the player to join Daniil Medvedev in Men’s Singles Final at the 2021 US Open was determined after the 2nd semi-final took place between Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev.

It was the No. 1 seed Serbia’s Novak Djokovic who won the thrilling semi-final encounter in five sets 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 against fourth-seeded Zverev. The match lasted for 3 hours and 33 minutes at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.

However, the stats revealed that Alexander Zverev had hit 16 Aces prevailing over Novak Djokovic’s 12. But the German had hit 8 double faults while the Serbian only 2.

The 2020 US Open Finalist, Germany’s Alexander Zverev recently won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. There he defeated Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals.

Meanwhile, before the semi-final, Zverev was on a 16-match win streak.

As a result, Novak Djokovic has earned some achievements after this win:

With this, he entered his 31st Grand Slam Final. Ties with the Swiss legend Roger Federer.

Hence, this will be Djokovic’s 9th Appearance at US Open Final.

In the 2021 season, he has 27 wins from 27 matches at the Grand Slam tournaments.

Thus the World No. 1 Djokovic is one victory away from the record-setting 21st Grand Slam Titles surpassing Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Also eyeing to create history by completing the Calendar Year Grand Slam for 1st time in Men’s Singles since 1969.

As a result, Novak Djokovic will contest for his 4th US Open title against Daniil Medvedev in the 2021 US Open Men’s Singles Final.

Watch the Highlights – of 2021 US Open Semi-final – Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Zverev.

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