NEW YORK – Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated the Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor in the 2nd round of the US Open 6: 2, 6: 3 and 6: 2 and five wins separate him from the calendar Grand Slam. In the New York tournament, the first player in the world has already won seventy-seven matches in his career.
Djokovic dominated the match with Griekspoor from start to finish. “I came to the court properly concentrated, better than in the first round, which was important. I’m happy with the level of my game. Everything is going in the right direction.” said this year’s Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon winners.
He knew what he was doing
The only complication was a restless fan in Arthur Ashe’s court. In the second set, he hummed during the game, Djokovic broke the smash and came for the first and last time in a service match. He looked sternly at the spectator, took the opponent’s service in the following game and clearly won the set.
“The man was making a noise, he was screaming at the game before I smashed. It was an important ball. And then he did it again. It wasn’t nice of him.” Djokovic complained, adding: “You understand me, I like the show, the fans, the noise, but he interrupted over and over and he knew very well what he was doing.”
In the third round, Djokovic will meet the Japanese Keio Nishikori in New York, with whom he has a balance of 17: 2, and the last time he lost to him at the US Open in the semifinals in 2014. “He’s the fastest and most talented player I’ve ever seen in his career.” said Djokovic.
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