World No. 1 tennis great Novak Djokovic is all set to chase his 17th Grand Slam singles title at US Open 2019 starting from August 26th in New York. As per the speculations brewing up before the commencement of the tournament, Novak could battle with World No.3 Roger Federer in the semifinals and could face arch-rival Rafael Nadal in the final showdown of the tournament.
Earlier, both Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer faced each other in the finals of grand Wimbledon tournament where the Serbian star beat the Swiss legend. In the unforgettable final of Wimbledon 2019, defending champion Novak Djokovic edged past tennis maestro Roger Federer in the longest battle ever at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. While against the arch-rival Rafael Nadal, Novak won the game in 2012 Australian Open final with a spectacular five-set victory.
The top-ranked Serbian player Novak Djokovic expressed himself after winning 2019 Wimbledon Championship against Roger Federer by saying, “the finals against Roger in Wimbledon was probably top-two in the most exciting matches I’ve ever been a part of. It took me some time to get back on track”.
Three of the top-level tennis greats always remained in the race of being No.1 player in ATP rankings but Novak Djokovic cruised part both Nadal and Federer each and every time. Novak holds the impressive record of 26-22 against third-ranked Roger Federer in his tennis career so far while against Rafael Nadal he has 28-26 career-best figures.
Defending champion Novak will start his this year’s US Open campaign against 76th-ranked Roberto Carballes Baena of Spain. Earlier in the finals of US Open 2018, he beat Argentine professional Juan Martin del Potro in order to clinch one more title to his name.
It will be interesting to who will be the opponent of the great Serb in the finals and semifinals. If Novak will get the opportunity to face Rafael Nadal in the grand finale of US Open 2019 then the battle is going to be much more exciting than you can expect. Notably, Novak is still leading the men’s singles ranking table at US Open 2019.