Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini LIVE in US Open 2021 Quarterfinals: Djokovic seals epic comeback win to set up Tokyo Semis re-match with Zverev

Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini LIVE in US Open 2021 Quarterfinals: Djokovic seals epic comeback win to set up Tokyo Semis re-match with Zverev
Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini LIVE in US Open 2021 Quarterfinals: Djokovic seals epic comeback win to set up Tokyo Semis re-match with Zverev

Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini LIVE streaming in US Open 2021 Quarterfinals for semifinals spot- Follow LIVE updates: If there was any hope of Matteo Berrettini claiming revenge for his losses at the French Open and Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic quickly put those to rest with his third win over the Italian this year. The World No. 1 is just two wins away from achieving a career slam as he eased into the final over with a four-set win at the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday. Djokovic, who is eyeing a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam, will take on Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Alexander Zverev in the semis.

Novak Djokovic is chasing history and can become the first player to become calendar grand slam champion in the 21st century.  Besides this, he can also go past all-time Tennis legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. The trio are currently level on 20 Grand Slams each. Djokovic is known to play one-sided contests towards the later stages of his Grand Slam matches in 2021. He is expected to dominate Berrettini once again in the contest.

Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini LIVE in US Open 2021 Quarterfinals: Djokovic seals epic comeback win to set up Tokyo Semis re-match with Zverev

Set 4

  • Game. Set. Match. Djokovic clinches a four-set win over Matteo Berrettini 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3
  • Berrettini serves and stays in the game, reduces the deficit to 5-3. Djokovic to serve for the match.
  • Djokovic holds his serve, is one break away from the win. 5-2.
  • Berrettini holds his serve to reduce his deficit but is unlikely to alter the course of the match.
  • Djokovic continues to cruise on his serve, is two games away from a US Open semi. 4-1.
  • Berrettini holds on, wins the first game in the fourth set. 3-1.
  • Djokovic holds his serve, 3-0 up now.
  • The World No.1 breaks early as Berrettini’s challenge nears finality, 2-0.
  • Djokovic continues his dominance on the serve, takes a 1-0 lead.

Set 3

  • Djokovic shows his class, takes set 3, is one set away from US Open semi-final.
  • Back and forth game continues before Djokovic goes 5-2 up, one break away from clinching the set.
  • Berrettini cliches his first game of the set with his to reduce deficit to 3-1.
  • Make it five games in a row as Djokovic serves to 3-0 ahead in set 3.
  • Djokovic breaks early, Berrettini struggling to match up as the World No.1 goes 2-0 up.
  • Novak Djokovic is on a ruthless streak, takes game 1 on his serve with ease.

Set 2

  •  Djokovic makes light work of his Italian opponents, first by winning his serve and the clinching another break to claim a dominating 6-2 set win.
  • Berrettini saves two break points to eventually seal game 6, reduces the deficit to 4-2.
  • There’s no stopping Djokovic now who goes 4-1 ahead, within two games of levelling Berrettini.
  • Djokovic seals his first break, takes control of the second set with a 3-1 lead.
  • Djokovic ups his game holds his serve emphatically to go 2-1 up.
  • Berrettini is not too way behind, holds on to his serve to level it up at 1-1.
  • Djokovic is not messing around, starts off the second set in fine fashion, goes 1-0 in a flash.

Set 1

  • Berrettini has revenge on his mind, makes it three straight games to win the first set 7-5.
  • Berrettini breaks, to serve for first set after taking a 6-5 lead.
  • Both Berrettini and Djokovic have held their serves 10 games into Set 1.
  • Djokovic holds his serve, after nearly allowing Berretini a way back to go 5-4 up. The World No.1 is a break away from claiming the set.
  • Berrettini is not willing to let go and hits back to claim game 8.
  • Djokovic holds on before taking the lead, as Berrettini fails to convert two break points to go 4-3 behind.
  • After an epic see-saw battle that lasted well over 15 minutes and saw seven deuces, Berrettini manages to hold his serve and level the set at 3-3.
  • Djokovic takes game 5 with yet another intense rally, takes lead 3-2.
  • Berrettini holds his own despite pressure from Djokovic, the set hangs in balance with scores tied at 2-2.
  • Much better from the World No.1 this time around, as he eases his way to a 2-1 lead.
  • Berrettini is quick of the blocks and wins his serve as well, makes it 1-1.
  • Novak Djokovic manages to hold onto his serve after two double faults undid his work giving Matteo Berrettini an early advantage. 1-0 to Djokovic.

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Road to Quarterfinals

Novak Djokovic

Beat Brooksby 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2

Beat Kei Nishikori 6-7(7), 6-3, 6-3, 6-2

Beat Griekspoor 6-2, 6-3, 6-2

Beat Rune 6-1, 6-7(7), 6-2, 6-1

Matteo Berrettini

Defeated Otte 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

Defeated Ivashka 6-7(7), 6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

Defeated Moutet 7-6(7), 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Defeated Chardy 7-6(7), 7-6(9), 6-3

“He (Berrettini) loves the big stage,” said Djokovic as quoted by reuters.

“He’s already an established top 10, top five player in the world. Big serve, just the big game overall. I’ve played him quite a few times on different surfaces, I know what to expect. We’re going to play the third Grand Slam in a row against each other. Hopefully the result will be the same like the previous two.”

Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini Head to Head

Djokovic leads 3-0

EVENT BREAKDOWN

Year Event Surface RND Winner Result
2021 Wimbledon
Great Britain
Outdoor Grass F Novak Djokovic 674 64 64 63
2021 Roland Garros
France
Outdoor Clay QF Novak Djokovic 63 62 675 75
2019 Nitto ATP Finals
Great Britain
Indoor Hard RR Novak Djokovic 62 61

 

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