When Alexander Zverev and Novak Djokovic competed for a spot in the final of the U.S. Open on Sunday, they brought a record 53 for Arthur Ashe Stadium fans. Rod rally. This is the longest rally in the men’s singles semi-finals of the US Open-surpassing Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras’s 51 in 1999-Djokovic’s longest in a year A rally is also the longest rally in the championship.
The rebound was carried out when Zverev was 15-40 behind, and the German completed the exchange with an inside-out forehand winner. Djokovic finally won the set 6-4, giving him a set advantage.
The duel between Zverev and Djokovic on Friday determined who will play Daniel Mendeleev in Sunday’s final. Earlier in the day, Mendeleev defeated Felix Ogg-Ariasim and won the ticket to the final of the US Open.
Zverev is looking for his first Grand Slam title, while Djokovic is looking for a record 21st place. Djokovic’s victory in the final will also enable him to win his first calendar year Grand Slam since 1969.
The two had previously set off fireworks on the stadium because they fought in the semi-finals of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Zverev upset Djokovic on his way to winning the Olympic gold medal.