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Novak downs Fritz for a file forty seventh Grand Slam semi-final! – Novak Djokovic

Sensible Novak is thru to his forty seventh Grand Slam singles semi-final, this is extra GS semi-final appearances than any guy has had in historical past!

2nd seed Novak Djokovic complicated to the US Open final 4 after dispatching Taylor Fritz in instantly units – 6-1, 6-4, 6-4.

The Serbian ace persevered his flawless file in opposition to the American, and is now 8-0 of their head-to-head sequence.

Djokovic was once in keep watch over of all 3 units. He powered to the triumph on Arthur Ashe Stadium in two hours and 35 mins.

The 9th seed was once damaged six occasions through the 23-time primary titlist, who discovered a prime degree and his perfect recreation in spite of taking part in in brutally humid prerequisites. Novak were given damaged two times throughout the quarter-final assembly however that didn’t impact his decided efficiency and last end result.

“I’m sopping wet in sweat and I noticed Taylor modified blouse a few occasions. It was once very humid prerequisites,” Djokovic stated. “Tricky to play for each avid gamers. However it’s the similar for each avid gamers and this is the reason we educate, to take a look at and get ourselves in the most productive conceivable situation to ship. It isn’t simple, however you must combat. I just like the power and the ambience at the courtroom right here. I thrive on that power, use it as a gasoline to take a look at and play my perfect tennis. I’ve been taking part in in this courtroom for such a lot of years, such a lot of epic suits. I will’t stay up for any other one in a couple of days time.”

Fit statistics: aces (7-8), double faults (5-2), winners (25-33), unforced mistakes (26-51), general issues gained (102-81).

For a place within the championship fit, Novak will play in opposition to 20-year-old Ben Shelton (USA, ATP no. 47, H2H 0-0) who beat no.10 seed Frances Tiafoe 3-1.

Djokovic is chasing his fourth name in New York, having triumphed in 2011, 2015 and 2018.

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