US Open 2021 LIVE, Day 4: The fourth day of the US Open 2021 featured some of the big names in the world of Tennis. They are World No.1 Ash Barty and Rising star Alexander Zverev. The duo cruised to the round 3 of the tournament. Novak Djokovic will also grace the court on Thursday. While Djokovic is in the quest for a calendar grand slam, Barty is aiming for the maiden US Open title. The two players are in exceptional form in 2021. Meanwhile, Tokyo Olympics Gold medallist Zverev will be aiming to end his maiden Grand Slam wait. Similarly, British teen prodigy Emma Raducanu is looking to stamp her mark in successive Grand Slam tournaments after unprecedented success at Wimbledon- Follow LIVE updates on insidesport.co and LIVE streaming on Star Sports, Hotstar.
US Open 2021 LIVE, Day 4 Results: Novak Djokovic sets up clash with Nishikori; Barty and Zverev enter round 3; Follow LIVE updates
World No.1 Ash Barty defeated Clara Tauson of Denmark in round 2 of the ongoing US Open 2021. She won the match 6-1, 7-5. The Danish staged a comeback in the second set after getting thrashed in the opened set. However, Barty kept her nerves during the dying moments of second set to prevent a delay in her victory.
Owner of five titles this season including her second career Grand Slam at Wimbledon, Barty had 33 winners compared to 14 by Tauson but lacked focus at key moments, converting just five of 19 break opportunities. Still, the 25-year-old Australian did what was needed to advance to the third round where she will face American Shelby Rogers or Romanian Sorana Cirstea
World No.3 Alexander Zverev has entered round 3 of the ongoing US Open 2021. He defeated Ramos-Vinolas of Spain in three sets. The match ended 6-1, 6-0 and 6-3 in favour of the German. On the other hand, Ramos-Vinolas couldn’t match the inform Zverev who clinched straight 13th win across all tournaments.
Olympic gold medallist Alexander Zverev is aiming for a maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open 2021. The German won the Tokyo Olympics gold and added a Cincinnati Masters title to his name last month. A finalist in 2020, Zverev will be aiming to do one better this time and claim what will be his maiden Grand Slam title. He started his campaign with a comfortable 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 first-round win over Sam Querry.
Novak Djokovic claimed a regulation 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 win on Friday as he breezed past Tallon Griekspoor to clinch a place in Round 3 of the US Open 2021. The 34-year-old defeated his Dutch opponent in a brisk 99 minutes minute encounter to set up a fascinating clash with Japan’s Kei Nishikori in round 4.
The World No.1 is chasing history in the US Open 2021. He is few wins away from clinching the title for the fourth time in his tennis career. The 21st Grand Slam will take Djokovic past GOATS- Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. He can also complete the elusive Calendar Grand Slam after clinching the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon.
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