There are so many great games left by the 2021 edition of the United States Open that surely some will have escaped in the reminder. Some of the mentioned protagonists even played more than one match at the limit of their possibilities and giving even more.
Therefore, in this review we are going to relive, at least in a small extract, those unforgettable meetings of this US Open that did not have sports glories but saw the rebirth of tennis without a doubt.
It was the case, for example, of Marco Trungelliti. A specialist in that of entering “through the window” who achieved the epic and scored a fabulous victory against Davidovich Fokina in five sets. One of the best of his career.
He triumphed in five sets against Davidovich to get into the second round.
Carlos Alcaraz, in his tournament “take off” shook one of the first days of competition dropping no less than the third seed in New York.
In the best game of the US Open, the 18-year-old Spaniard won 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 0-6 and 7-6 (5) to reach the round of 16. The Greek was resisted by the public when he went to the locker room before the fourth set.
Frances Tiafoe did not want to be left behind in a field where she feels better than at home. He dropped Andrey Rublev with incredible points and celebrated him as the Incredible Hulk.
From idol to idol, from tennis to basketball, the celebration was complete at Arthur Ashe.
Leylah Fernandez did not have anything easy on his way to the final in the women’s division and dropping to a double tournament champion.
The Canadian defeated Naomi Osaka, the defending champion, 5-7, 7-6 (2) and 6-4 and is in the round of 16 at the US Open.
Diego Schwartzman was unable to achieve breakthroughs in large part due to the surprise appearance of Botic Van de Zandschulp.
Van De Zandschulp beat him 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 5-7 and 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals of the American Grand Slam.
Even, Maria Sakkari made her contribution to this special not only with her arrival in the semifinals. With a success against Bianca Andreescu he did his thing.
The Greek won a marathon against the Canadian and settled in the quarterfinals.
And the semi between Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev could not be other than “the match of matches”.
The world number one beat the German in five sets and will now play Russian Daniil Medvedev to achieve the milestone.