But when it comes to toppling Novak Djokovic lately at grand slams -- the leading member, on current form, of the illustrious quartet that also includes Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray -- Wawrinka has no equal. Follow cnnsport He demonstrated it again Sunday, upsetting the world No. Djokovic sizzled at the start, racing to a lead.
The number one seed takes advantage of the early game winning the ball to take the lead with a volley winner. He went on to dissolve two chances in the seventh game and closed the first set of wins without losing a serve in the last game.
Set two saw Serbian tennis player make more mistakes than his winner won 11 errors and 7 points but still safe. Missed two consecutive break-points in the third game but at the same opportunity Djokovic was successful.
He led after the opponent struck the ball with his forehand. Just like in the previous set, a subjective minute put Nole in danger but in the end he preserved the game delivered to maintain the lead.
Winning the first ball game of the third set, Djokovic played completely overwhelming until the end of the match. The 72nd win at Flushing Meadows put Djokovic in the following week.
The world number one player will meet his old acquaintance, Stan Wawrinka in the upcoming match. Wawrinka struggled to overcome Paolo Lorenzi after three dramatic sets of , 9 , 4 with 50 self-defeating errors, twice as many as the opponent.
He has nine break-points but only takes advantage of three. In the entire match, approximately three hours long, the No. Djokovic is leading in the head-to-head ratio and the last time Wawrinka defeated the Serbian tennis player to win the US Open.