Novak Djokovic was all set to cruise into the U.S. Open as hot favourite but a semi-final defeat at the Cincinnati Masters last week has at least given hope to his challengers that the world number one is not invincible.
World number one, Novak Djokovic, is one of only four seeded players who made it to the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament.
Top seed Novak Djokovic and third-seed Roger Federer have advanced to the third round of the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament.
Maria Sharapova overpowered Alison Riske 6-3 7-6(4) at the Cincinnati Masters on Monday to set up a tantalising second-round battle with world number two Ash Barty, who defeated the Russian at 2019’s Australian Open.
Novak Djokovic heads into the U.S. Open in sizzling form after collecting a fourth Wimbledon title and completing a sweep of Masters series events over the last month, but the Serb admits there were times when the long road back from injury brought “more than a few moments of doubt” about his future.