Primary singles draw for the 2021 version of the US Open has been made on Thursday.
No.1 seed Novak Djokovic will open marketing campaign in his sixteenth US Open look towards a qualifier.
The reigning Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbedon champion may face both Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) or Tallon Griekspoor (NED) within the second spherical.
Novak’s potential rivals within the later levels of the match are:
third spherical: David Goffin (BEL, 27), Kei Nishikori (JPN)
4th spherical: Alex De Minaur (AUS, 14), Aslan Karatsev (RUS, 21)
Quarter-finals: Matteo Berrettini (ITA, 6), Hubert Hurkacz (POL, 10), Fabio Fognini (ITA, 28)
Semi-finals: Alexander Zverev (GER, 4), Denis Shapovalov (CAN, 7), Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP, 9)
Daniil Medvedev (RUS, 2), Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE, 3), Andrey Rublev (RUS, 5), John Isner (USA, 19)… are within the backside half of the draw, and Nole can’t meet them earlier than the remaining.
The Serbian tennis ace gained 75 matches of 87 he performed on the US Open.
Novak will likely be searching for his twenty first Grand Slam title in New York, the place he lifted the trophy in 2011, 2015 and 2018.
The 34-year-pold Belgrade native may even attempt to full the primary males’s singles calendar-year Grand Slam since Rod Laver in 1969.
Final 12 months, Djokovic was disqualified from his fourth-round match after by accident hitting a linesperson with a ball.
Competitions on the USTA Billie Jean King Nationwide Tennis Heart in Flushing Meadows start on August 30, and can final till September 12.