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The Newest: Djokovic wins, takes Grand Slam likelihood to last

NEW YORK (AP) — The Newest on the U.S. Open tennis match (all occasions native):

11:10 p.m.

Novak Djokovic nonetheless has his Grand Slam likelihood.

Pushed to a fifth set by Alexander Zverev, the top-seeded Djokovic received it 6-2 to advance to Sunday’s U.S. Open last.

Djokovic will play No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev, with a victory making him the primary man to win all 4 main tournaments in the identical yr since Rod Laver in 1969.

He broke Zverev’s serve all thrice within the last set after the No. 4 seed had received the fourth to even the match.

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10:30 p.m.

Novak Djokovic goes the space in his quest to achieve one other Grand Slam last.

Alexander Zverev received the fourth set 6-4 to push their U.S. Open semifinal to a fifth set.

The highest-seeded Djokovic has to win it to maintain alive his hopes of changing into the primary man to win all 4 main tournaments in the identical yr since Rod Laver in 1969.

Zverev got here from behind to beat Djokovic within the Olympic semifinals and must do it once more to increase his career-best, 16-match successful streak.

Djokovic is 3-0 this yr in matches that went 5 units. Zverev is 1-2 after dropping final yr’s U.S. Open last in 5 units.

The winner faces No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev.

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9:40 p.m.

Novak Djokovic has pulled forward of Alexander Zverev after three units of their U.S. Open semifinal.

Djokovic broke Zverev’s serve in a grueling last sport to win the set 6-4, placing him one set away from taking part in for a males’s-record twenty first main title.

Zverev received a 53-shot rally through the last sport, resting his palms on his knees after hitting a winner. However Djokovic received the following level to take the lead.

He’s attempting to maintain alive his probabilities of changing into the primary man to win all 4 Grand Slam tournaments in a single yr since Rod Laver in 1969.

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8:50 p.m.

Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev are tied at one set apiece of their U.S. Open semifinal.

After Zverev received the primary set 6-4, when Djokovic by no means held a break level, the No. 1 seed broke the No. 4-seeded German’s serve twice to take the second set 6-2.

Djokovic has misplaced the primary set in his final 4 matches. He has to date not dropped one other set in any of these matches.

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8:15 p.m.

Alexander Zverev has received the primary set towards Novak Djokovic, who must come from behind for a fourth straight match on the U.S. Open.

Zverev took the lead when Djokovic double-faulted within the ninth sport, then served it out to win the set 6-4.

Djokovic misplaced the primary set towards Kei Nishikori, American Jenson Brooksby and Wimbledon finalist Matteo Berrettini. He received the following three units every time to maintain alive his hopes of the primary calendar-year Grand Slam in males’s tennis since 1969.

Within the Olympic semifinals final month, it was Zverev coming again after dropping the primary set to beat Djokovic. The German went on to win the gold medal.

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8:05 p.m.

American Robin Montgomery has reached the junior ladies singles last.

The No. 7 seed from Washington beat Solana Sierra of Argentina 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Montgomery, who turned 17 on Sunday, will play No. 6 seed Kristina Dmitruk of Belarus within the last.

Montgomery and Ashlyn Krueger, seeded third, are additionally into the women’ doubles last.

High-seeded Shang Juncheng of China and No. 3 Daniel Rincon of Spain will play for the boys’ title.

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7:35 p.m.

Novak Djokovic has to get previous the most popular participant on the boys’s tennis tour to maintain alive his Grand Slam hopes.

The No. 1 seed is on the courtroom within the U.S. Open semifinals towards No. 4 seed Alexander Zverev, whose 16-match successful streak features a victory over Djokovic within the semifinals of the Olympics.

Djokovic wants two wins to grow to be the primary man to win all 4 Grand Slam tournaments in the identical yr since Rod Laver in 1969.

The Serb is attempting to make his ninth U.S. Open last, which might transfer him previous Pete Sampras and Ivan Lendl for many within the skilled period.

Zverev reached the ultimate final yr, falling to Dominic Thiem in 5 units.

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5:20 p.m.

Daniil Medvedev is within the U.S. Open last for the second time in three years after beating Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-4, 7-5, 6-2.

Twice some extent from dropping the second set, the No. 2 seed from Russia received 10 of the ultimate 12 video games.

Medvedev, who misplaced to Rafael Nadal within the 2019 last, will play both No. 1 Novak Djokovic or No. 4 Alexander Zverev on Sunday in a bid for his first main title.

Djokovic is attempting to grow to be the primary man to win all 4 Grand Slam tournaments since Rod Laver — who was within the crowd for Medvedev’s victory — in 1969.

Auger-Aliassime, the No. 12 seed, was the primary Canadian man to achieve the U.S. Open semifinals. He was attempting to hitch Leylah Fernandez and provides his nation a participant in each the boys’s and ladies’s last.

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4:50 p.m.

Daniil Medvedev is a set away from one other U.S. Open last after a late rally to grab the second set from Felix Auger-Aliassime.

Auger-Aliassime, the No. 12 seed from Canada, served for the second set at 5-3 and twice was some extent away from night the match. However Medvedev broke his serve en path to successful the following 4 video games.

The No. 2 seed from Russia leads 6-4, 7-5.

Medvedev misplaced within the 2019 last to Rafael Nafal. He was stopped within the semifinals final yr by eventual champion Dominic Thiem.

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3:20 p.m.

The boys’s semifinals have began on the U.S. Open, with Daniil Medvedev taking part in in them for the third straight yr.

The No. 2 seed from Russia is on the courtroom towards No. 12 Felix Auger-Aliassime, the primary Canadian man to make a U.S. Open semifinal.

Medvedev reached the ultimate in 2019, dropping to Rafael Nadal in 5 units. He was overwhelmed in straight units by eventual champion Dominic Thiem in final yr’s semifinals.

The winner will play top-seeded Novak Djokovic or No. 4 Alexander Zverev in Sunday’s last.

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2:50 p.m.

Coco Gauff and Caty McNally superior to their first Grand Slam ladies’s doubles title match when one among their U.S. Open semifinal opponents stopped taking part in and left the courtroom in a wheelchair with a leg damage.

Luisa Stefani landed awkwardly close to the online throughout a first-set tiebreaker, collapsed to the bottom and was unable to proceed. She and Gabriela Dabrowski have been main the tiebreaker 2-1 when the semifinal was halted.

Gauff referred to as seeing what occurred “heartbreaking” and stated: “I don’t need to win a match like this. … I simply want her one of the best.”

The American duo of Gauff and McNally will face Zhang Shuai of China and 2011 U.S. Open singles champion Sam Stosur of Australia within the doubles last.

Gauff is 17 and McNally is nineteen, including to the teenage theme of the ladies’s match at Flushing Meadows.

Emma Raducanu, 18, faces Leylah Fernandez, 19, within the singles last Saturday.

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2:10 p.m.

Rajeev Ram of the U.S. and Joe Salisbury of Nice Britain have received the U.S. Open males’s doubles championship for his or her second Grand Slam title as a staff.

The fourth-seeded duo of Ram and Salisbury beat the seventh-seeded pair of Jamie Murray of Britain and Bruno Soares of Brazil 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 on Friday.

Ram and Salisbury add this trophy to the one they earned on the 2020 Australian Open. They have been the runners-up at Melbourne Park this yr.

Murray, whose youthful brother Andy received three main singles championships, and Soares received two Grand Slam titles collectively in males’s doubles in 2016, together with the U.S. Open.

Soares additionally received the doubles at Flushing Meadows final yr, when his associate was Mate Pavic.

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12:30 p.m.

The boys’s doubles last has began a busy day on the U.S. Open that Novak Djokovic hopes to finish along with his Grand Slam hopes intact.

The No. 1 seed faces No. 4 Alexander Zverev beneath the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium within the second males’s semifinal. If Djokovic wins, he might be one victory away from a males’s-record twenty first main title, together with the primary calendar-year Grand Slam by a person since Rod Laver in 1969.

The primary semifinal within the afternoon has No. 2 Daniil Medvedev towards No. 12 Felix Auger-Aliassime, the primary Canadian man to achieve the final 4 within the U.S. Open.

They play after the completion of the boys’s doubles last, which has the fourth-seeded staff of Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury towards No. 7 Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares.

The ladies’s doubles semifinals are also Friday, with American youngsters Coco Gauff and Caty McNally taking part in in one among them.

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