Seeing is believing. The young man Jenson Brooksby (99th) struck the first blow in his duel of round of 16 in view of Novak Djokovic (1st) by staying with him first set in your favor for 6-1. The Serbian, winner of 20 Grand Slam, I did not lose a first set for that marker in the cement of New York since 2005.
The Serbian lost the first set 6-1 against Brooksby, something that had not happened in New York since 2005 against Fernando Verdasco.
On 36 minutes game, the 20-year-old American shook the Arthur Ashe. When the flashes of the meeting were with the number one in the world, the ATP 250 finalist from Newport displayed all his talent, imposed his conditions and left all the spectators present with their mouths open and ready to burst their palms to celebrate what happened.
The one born in Belgrade 34 years ago did not lose a first set in the last Major of the season since I did 15 years before on the third round in view of Fernando Verdasco. In that game, the Spanish defeated him by 6-1, 4-6, 6-7 (2), 6-4 and 6-4.