Novak Djokovic’s first seed defeated Juan Ignacio Londero 6-4, 7-6 (3), 6-1 at Arthur Ashe Stadium, on August 28.
This result helps Serbia to balance Pete Sampras’ 71 victories in the US Open and ranked fifth in the list of the most winning players in this tournament in the US Open.
Suddenly the opponent won the previous serve but soon Djokovic won the next game to catch the ball to equalize 3-3. Even so, in that game, it was not until the sixth break-point that he took advantage of the successful backhand mistake of Londero.
Before entering the next game, Djokovic had to seek medical care for his left shoulder. But he managed to close the first set of victory after 48 minutes by winning the last game of the ball.
Both players took the game to the next level in the second set, winning more winners and making fewer mistakes. Londero won 12 of the first 15 points to take the lead 3-0, before Djokovic overturned the situation. He won two consecutive games to equalize 3-3 after a drop and took advantage of Londero’s wrong backhand error.
Each person won another game to catch the ball before pulling each other into the tie-break series. In the match of brainstorming, Djokovic took the initiative with durable balls and strong defensive ability from the baseline.
Novak Djokovic 3-0 Ignacio Londero
Winning after a set of two difficulties brings great excitement to the number one seed in the final set. Two consecutive double faults made Londero quickly fall into a passive position. The Argentinian failed to preserve a single game and ended up losing the second match-point to Djokovic.
In the last set, Nole had the least self-defeating error (6) compared to set 1 (15) and set 2 (14). In the whole match, he scored 35 winner points, 11 points more than the opponent. Djokovic’s one-point winning percentage is also superior with 71%, while that of Londero is only 49%.
Let’s wait for the Serbian tennis player in round 3 is the winner in the confrontation between Denis Kudla and Dusan Lajovic.