The Serb is in the quarter-finals. And he does the show.
Hooked on 3e turn by his compatriot Laslo Djere, Novak Djokovic (n°2) lived an 8e final all in control. The Serb dominated Croatian Borna Gojo (105th and qualifying) 6-2, 7-5, 6-4. Serene, the world No. 1 gratified the spectators with a little magic trick. At 5-1 in the 1er set, the Serb after a ball announced fault which gave the point and the game to his opponent took the time to receive the ball in the pocket of his shorts. The hit of the night at the US Open was a snap.
According to Game, Sets and Maths, Novak Djokovic who likes records is, men and women alike, become the first player of the Open era to have qualified at least 13 times in the 1/4 finals of all Grand Tournaments. Slam.
In the next round, Novak Djokovic who runs in New York after a 24e Grand Slam title will be opposed to the American Taylor Fritz (seeded n°9).