Tennis world number one, Novak Djokovic’s is two victories away from making history after defeating sixth-seeded Matteo Berrettini 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open on Wednesday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Djokovic will be looking to add the Flushing Meadows title to his Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon crowns, dropped the opening set to big-serving sixth seed Berrettini.
Djokovic will next face No. 4 Alexander Zverev on Friday in his 12th U.S. Open semifinals appearance.
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It was the third time this tournament that Djokovic stormed back after dropping the first set. But the 34-year-old wore Berrettini down as the match progressed, working every angle while capitalizing on his younger opponent’s mistakes.
After 17 unforced errors in the first set, Djokovic committed just 11 for the remainder of the match.