of 16 with 3-2 upset win over Djere
Novak Djokovic (2nd, Serbia) has advanced to the round of 16 in the men’s singles at the US Open, the final tennis major of the season.
Djokovic came from behind to defeat 38th-ranked László Zere 3-2 (4-6 4-6 6-1 6-1 6-3) in the third round of the men’s singles competition 토토사이트 on Sunday in New York City.
After cruising through the second set, Djokovic faced his biggest challenge in the third. After dropping the first two sets to Djere, he was on the ropes.
But after a bathroom break at the end of the second set, Djokovic was a different player.
He came back from the brink to take the third set 6-1 and then used the momentum to take the fourth set 6-1 to level the match.
In the fifth set, Djokovic didn’t let his opponent get away from him, saving a match point to complete the upset.
Djokovic will play Borna Gojko (105th-ranked Croatia) in the round of 16 for a spot in the quarterfinals. Gojko is coming off a 3-0 (6-4 6-4 6-2) win over Iri Vesely (437th-ranked Czech Republic) in the third round.
This will be the first time Djokovic and Gojow have met.
Twenty-year-old rookie Ben Shelton (No. 47-USA) also reached the round of 16 with a 3-1 (6-4 3-6 6-2 6-0) win over Aslan Karachev (No. 77).
Shelton will play fellow American Tommy Paul (14th-ranked USA) 스포츠토토 for a spot in the quarterfinals.
In the women’s competition, ‘favorite’ Iga Sibiontek (No. 1-Poland) defeated Kaja Zuban (No. 145-Serbia) 2-0 (6-0 6-1) to reach the round of 16.
The Frenchman continued his unbeaten streak, dropping just one set from the first to the third game.
She will next face Elena Ostapenko (No. 21-Latvia) in the round of 16. Ostapenko is the type of player who utilizes her power to dominate her opponents, and she is a powerhouse who won the 2017 French Open.
In their head-to-head record, Ostapenko leads Sibyontek with three wins. This is the first time they have met at a major.
Caroline Wozniacki (No. 623 DENMARK), also showing her ‘mom power’, reached the round of 16 with a 2-1 (4-6 6-3 6-1) win over Jennifer Brady.
Bozniacki will play Coco Goff (No. 6-USA) 스포츠토토맨 for a spot in the quarterfinals.