Novak Djokovic (1st) and Daniil Medvedev (2nd), again face to face in a final for a Grand Slam tournament. This time, in the US Open. The faces had already been seen in a definition of this category at the Australian Open 2021, where the Serbian prevailed in straight sets. Now, in the last big one of the season, there will be a lot at stake.
The match will be played this Sunday, September 12 from 5:00 p.m. on Argentina and Chile and 15.00 COL / PER / MEX and you can follow live on the ESPN screen on Star +.
The number one on the planet, according to his sayings, may be before in the “most important game of my career“. Nole, with 20 Grand Slam titles, is played on the 21st, which would leave him as the top winner of tournaments in this category, surpassing each other Roger Federer (9th) already Rafael Nadal (5th).
In addition, as another contribution, it puts the Grand Slam into play: Djokovic will participate, with this, in the final of the four GS of the year. So far, he won the other three definitions he played (vs. Medvedev, Tsitsipas and Berrettini, respectively). The last time anyone achieved this was Rod Laver, in 1969.
To get there, he will have to beat Medvedev, who is determined, in his third final, to claim his first title. major. In the previous one, the Russian warned that he was arriving for “prevent Djokovic from winning the Grand Slam“. The time has come for Daniil to slam the door in the great history of tennis. Whatever happens, no matter how it ends, this meeting will be remembered by all.