US Open 2021 Draws: World No.1 Novak Djokovic to begin US Open campaign against Qualifier

US Open 2021 Draws: World No.1 Novak Djokovic to begin US Open campaign against Qualifier in the opening round of men's singles
US Open 2021 Draws: World No.1 Novak Djokovic to begin US Open campaign against Qualifier in the opening round of men's singles

US Open 2021 Draws: Novak Djokovic- Novak Djokovic will launch his bid to complete the calendar-year Grand Slam at the US Open against a qualifier, but his path gets much tougher with potential clashes against Matteo Berrettini and Alexander Zverev.

French Open runner-up and third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas will take on former champion Andy Murray in the pick of the first round matches. Murray is now ranked 114th in the world as he has struggled to regain full fitness after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery in 2019.

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US Open 2021 Draws: In the women’s draw held on Thursday in New York, top seed Ash Barty opens her campaign against Russian Vera Zvonareva while defending US Open champion Naomi Osaka will face Marie Bouzkova.

Second seed Daniil Medvedev will launch his bid to win his first major title against veteran Frenchman Richard Gasquet.

Zverev, who could be Djokovic’s semi-final opponent, has been the form player coming into Flushing Meadows, having upset the Serb on way to the singles gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics and then rolling to victory at the ATP Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati.

Last year Zverev was denied a maiden major at the US Open after being beaten in the final by Dominic Thiem, who is unable to defend his title due to a wrist injury.

Main draw action at the US Open starts on Monday, with the tournament being held with fans this year after taking place in a secure bubble last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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US Open 2021: This year’s tournament has already witnessed several high-profile withdrawals, with Thiem being joined on the sidelines by Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

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