This Monday, in the match corresponding to the round of 16 of the US Open, the Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic (1st) will have a new stumbling block, because it will face local revelation Jenson brooksby (99th) and will seek to get one step closer to his main objective of the season: to win the Grand Slam, a record achieved only by Australian Rod Laver during the Open Era, in 1969, and to surpass Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as the maximum winner of big tournaments.
After beating Japanese Kei Nishikori for the seventeenth consecutive time, the one born in Belgrade 34 years ago ticketed for the 56th time to the fourth round of a Major, 14th at Flushing Meadows. Previously, he had beaten Danish Holger Rune (145th) and Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor (121st), averaging 15 aces and seven effective break points per game.
However, you must take care of the rookie from Sacramento, 193 centimeters, finalist in New Port and invited by the organization, who disputes the competition for the third time (R1 in 2018 and R2 in 2019) and left the Swede Mikael Ymer ( 72nd), his compatriot Taylor Fritz (42nd) and Russian Aslan Karatsev (25th).
It will be the first confrontation between both players. The game will take place in the second turn of the court Arthur Ashe and can be seen by ESPN on Star +, starting at 20.00 in ARG / CHI and 18.00 in PER / COL / MEX.
It should be noted that the winner will be measured in the next instance against the winner of the duel between the Italian Matteo berrettini (8th) and German Oscar Otte (144 °).