- Novak Djokovic wins US Open first round
- Stefanos Sitzipas defeats the Beatles’ Andy Murray
- Ashley Barty and Naomi Osaka advanced to the second round
Djokovic is approaching his first calendar Grand Slam of his career. He has won all three Grand Slams this year. If he wins the US Open, Djokovic will become the first man to hold the record since 19669. An easy victory in the first match will give Djokovic confidence. It is hoped that the athlete can make history if he does not repeat his poor performance in the Olympic Games.
Denis Shapovalov defeated Federico Delbonis 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 in the second round. Matteo Baretelli also won against Jeremy Chardy. The score was 7-6, 7-6, 6-3. Fourth seed Alexander Sverrev also won against Sam Querrey. The score was 6-4, 7-5, 6-2. Danil Madhvedev also advanced to the second round after defeating Richard Gasquet. The score was 6-4, 6-3, 6-1. Stefanos beat Briton Andy Murray in a five-set battle. The score was 2-6, 7-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.
In women’s singles, Ashley Barty advanced to the second round. Barty defeated Vera Svanareva 6-1, 7-6. Carolina Pliskova also beat Katie McNally 6-3, 6-4. Naomi Osaka defeated Mari Boscova in straight sets to clinch the title. The score was 6-4, 6-1. Maria Zakari, Alexander Sabelanka and Barbora Krisikova also advanced to the second round.
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