© Reuters. Sep 12, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Daniil Medvedev of Russia reacts after profitable a sport within the third set towards Novak Djokovic of Serbia within the males’s singles remaining on day fourteen of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis event at USTA Billie Jean King Nationwide T
By Steve Keating
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic’s quest for a file twenty first main title that may have accomplished the calendar-year Grand Slam collapsed on the remaining hurdle with a 6-4 6-4 6-4 loss to Russian Daniil Medvedev within the U.S. Open remaining on Sunday.
Medvedev, taking part in in his third Grand Slam remaining, finally hoisted a trophy whereas avenging a straight units defeat by Djokovic earlier this yr within the Australian Open remaining.
Djokovic, who was attempting to develop into the primary man in over a half-century to win all 4 majors (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, U.S. Open) in the identical yr, arrived on Arthur Ashe Stadium courtroom with the load of historical past on his shoulders.
For the fifth consecutive match, the Serb world primary discovered himself in an early gap after dropping the primary set.
However this time there could be no method out because the rampaging Russian Medvedev saved up the strain with a barrage of aces whereas permitting Djokovic a single break.
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