No Grand Slam for “Djoko”, beaten by Medvedev in the final of the US Open

the essential The showdown between the two players came to an end and to the advantage of the Russian who only needed three sets to lift his first trophy. While the unrecognizable Serbian has not supported the weight of history.

They will both remember it … For a long time, anyway. The winner signs his first victory in a major tournament, the unfortunate finalist comes close to a resounding feat: the calendar Grand Slam, that is to say over one year. That is to say triumph at the Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and, therefore, the US Open.

Alas, there was no photo last night in New York. The Russian Daniil Medvedev was above the “hard” of Flushing Meadows and won in 2 hours 06 and three dry innings against the Serbian Novak Djokovic: 6-4, 6- 4, 6-4. Despite the visible fear of winning who grabbed it at the end of 3 e set …

“If I get there, I’ll probably be somewhere in the history books as having been the one who didn’t let him,” the Tsar star liked to point out before the game. Deal !

Medvedev, world No. 2 (runner-up to the Serbian), after two lost finals, thus enters the big leagues. At the same time preventing Djokovic from establishing a new record in this area: he remains blocked at 20 crowns, still tied with his eternal rivals the Swiss Roger Federer and the Spaniard Rafael Nadal.

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