Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev - Road to the Final | US Open 2021

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is looking to seal the calendar-year Grand Slam against World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev. Let's have a look at how they made it to this year's showpiece event.

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The 2021 US Open main draw runs from August 30 - September 12 in New York City at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The tournament takes place for the 141st time and is the fourth and final Grand Slam of the year. Dominic Thiem is the men’s singles defending champion but has withdrawn following an injury. Naomi Osaka is the women’s singles defending champion and will be aiming to claim the title for the third time in four years. Meanwhile, No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic looks to complete the calendar Grand Slam after winning the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon already this year. Should the Serbian lift the title here for the fifth time, he will also overtake Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to become the first-ever man to win 21 Grand Slam singles titles. With full capacity crowds back again, it’s time for the greatest return!

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100+ comentarios:

Thiago Timóteo
Thiago Timóteo:
Lacoste has sponsored number one and number two in the world. What a great marketing.
Jovan Vukadinović
Jovan Vukadinović:
Tough match for the crowd in the USA:
They don't like Djokovic, and Daniil is Russian.
One thing is for sure. A Slav will be a champion.
shikhar govil
shikhar govil:
i wish novak gets this one, after that i wo'nt have any issues if he does'nt win any other tournament because this is the history which is once in a century thing and this will cement novak's legacy in generations.
k4mik4tz3
k4mik4tz3:
Hope Med can handle the another level of tennis because his draw was more like a 250 event
Memento Mori
Memento Mori:
I hope Novak wins but I like Med a lot. I hope he wins a slam…next year.
OUTTAIDEAS88
OUTTAIDEAS88:
Djokovic had the much harder route to get here. Plus the pressure. But no excuses. Everything will be left out on the court.
Adithya Vasudevan
Adithya Vasudevan:
Medvedev played like an alien from another planet in the first two sets. Congratulations Medvedev, if there's one player who deserved to dethroned the GOAT it had to be you. A special achievement!
Robert Star
Robert Star:
The next hardest thing in tennis to beating Nadal at RG (twice) is winning the calendar Slam. Let's go Novak, let's go!
ストゥーCreaTorr
ストゥーCreaTorr:
Love them both!! I'm definitely torn between the two. But as much as I want Daniil to win his first grand slam because I sincerely believe he deserves it, I think it will break my heart more if Novak doesn't win this because I believe that he is the GOAT.
fagar harshadeh
fagar harshadeh:
Didnt watch the tournament but having to beat nishikori, berreteni, zverev and medvedev for the trophy is pretty hard draft. Only missing is tsitsipas.
morxa
morxa:
i feel so excited that i will be witnessing history tomorrow 🏃‍♀️
Kweizi
Kweizi:
Congrats Daniil Medvedev, US Open 2021 champion! Hope to see you win many more GS titles.
Alucard Tepes
Alucard Tepes:
I know there are people out there who do not appreciate Medvedev's game style. But you must admit, this guy can beat any top player even if in their prime, his ability to use such a high IQ to play every point tactically and keep focusing is just unreal. He doesn't get enough praise. He is a genius no doubt!
Dunkelschnitzel no 5
Dunkelschnitzel no 5 :
I have been Fedal fan for 15 years now and I've always seen Djoko as an enemy and despised his behaviour, playing style and shenanigans on court, but this time I'm rooting for him in this match, he is a fighter and he really deserves this Grand Slam, hope he can do it tonight. It would be something extraordinary.
Sundar Rajan
Sundar Rajan:
Even though I am a neutral fan, I want Novak to get this one but I am worried Medvedev might cause an upset
Danko Dimitrovski
Danko Dimitrovski:
Let s go Novak! One and only 🐐!
Nastya Legoyda
Nastya Legoyda:
It’s breathtaking!! I’m even afraid to watch to get too nervous, because I want them both to get the Slam this time)))
Goderer
Goderer:
Djokovic in 3/4 unfortunately. The next gen’s all court games are not comparable to the big 3. Theyre great players but theyre still beneath the big 3.
Joel Joseph
Joel Joseph:
I have a feeling that the key shot is going to be Djokovic's short slice and drop shot. Force Medvedev to come to the net and get him out of his comfort zone.
tungsten liver
tungsten liver:
Hope Medvedev wins. Have a lot of respect for our Serbian brothers, but Medvedev deserves a win!
Antonis Aleksiou
Antonis Aleksiou:
For the history of the sport I’d like the big three to stay tied at 20 majors each.
Gregory Kulga
Gregory Kulga:
Now look at the US Open 2021 men's tournament grid and understand who has killed the sharks on his way to the final and who has caught small fish.
The most unbalanced grid in the GS history.
Isagani Prado
Isagani Prado:
My two fave tennis players! I want Novak make another record in tennis hustory! Goodluck to both of them!
maybe
maybe:
This is the match of the century.
Viki
Viki:
If Novak win's US Open he will be my undisputed GOAT.
Aka Su
Aka Su:
Medvedev might win. He’s young and well that forehand. Hope Djokovic can keep up with the pace .
Khurram Khan
Khurram Khan:
One More Grand Slam To Rule Them All - The King of The Grand Slams Novak Goatovic 🎾
Aaron Rebello
Aaron Rebello:
Absolute Superstars! All the best to both ! 🙌🏆🇺🇲
Vaziral Ramin
Vaziral Ramin:
Respect Novak from Russia! No matter what will happen he is the GOAT!
Deb adams
Deb adams:
Love you Djokovic! Congrats Medvedev, you played a great game, you deserve it!
Scou Bidu
Scou Bidu:
Two of the best from two generations. Whoever wins, deserves it.
Scou Bidu
Scou Bidu:
ZEN SIFU AGAINST CHESS GRANDMASTER... IT'S GOING TO BE A LONG LONG MATCH.
Trung Nguyen
Trung Nguyen:
Danil said he hoped to be a little bit better than the last two times, well, that's not enough to flip the prospect from losing straight sets in Australia earlier this year
string strin
string strin:
Praying for Novak🙏you can do this boss, make the history tonight.
CHA
CHA:
Happy Medvedev blocked Djokovic GOAT claim. A Jr and early in his professional career, Djokovic often won his matches having called a medical time out when his opponents ramped up their game and put him on the ropes. GOATs Roger and Rafa NEVER did that as pros ; even played through their difficulty. Djokovic might get the title wins but he's NO Champion for that reason! Congrats Daniil.
Cola7up
Cola7up:
Now this is real tennis, numbers 1 and 2 in the final. The ATP rocks.
TheReelReal
TheReelReal:
NOLE JUST TAKE IT!!!!!
JackCosmic
JackCosmic:
Go Novak Djokovic !!!
Tudorinc
Tudorinc:
Hopefully Daniel brings more than he did at the Australian final
Dani Levi
Dani Levi:
Djokovic in 3/4 to make history. Let's all cheer for this achievement cause you will witness this feat probably only once in your lifetime.
swiss cottage
swiss cottage:
Smashed his racket in a temper tantrum yet again, and he wonders why nobody likes him.
Well done Danill Medvedev for dismantling him in straight sets and winning a grand slam.
Commentary i was watching were making excuses for djokovich instead of praising Medvedev.
Gaurav Anand
Gaurav Anand:
Novak would be the winner 🏆 for sure and it's inevitable
Aditya Kumar
Aditya Kumar:
Novak will be the undisputed GOAT after this final win🔥
Juan Pablo Gonzalez Jimenez
Juan Pablo Gonzalez Jimenez:
GO MEDVEDEV, GO!!!!!!!!!... of course lots of respect and admiration to Novak.
Viki
Viki:
And now compare this with WTA Oops ITF finals at US open. The quality and consistent of ATP over decades is why I pay more to watch ATP.
Deb adams
Deb adams:
Wow these guys are excellent!!! Medvedev came to play. What a match. I love this game!
Alvin Aragon
Alvin Aragon:
ROOOOOOAR NOVAAAK!
Ne-yo Huang
Ne-yo Huang:
Medvedev剛好可以實現他之前說的.就是來擋它拿21冠
的了
Pirate Cat
Pirate Cat:
Nextzverev, Nextvedev, who's next in the "nextgendom"?
With the big 3 the term nextgen almost always means NEXT! At the end of the match:)
.
Somchit Vichayanotai
Somchit Vichayanotai:
Nole Only🏆💯
Ketan Doshi
Ketan Doshi:
People may call him GOAT or not but he is definitely our WOLF
Andrey Merzlyakov
Andrey Merzlyakov:
Anyhow it should be great battle, I hope for this)
Victrola66
Victrola66:
May the best man win. I like both players, both deserve to win. Yes, Medvedev's draw was easier, but how is it his fault? He could have easily met with Stefanos in the semifinal, had he not lost to Alcaraz. It is dumb to think that he is taking it for granted, this could be history for him as well not just Djokovic. Novak has more at stake and of course everybody wants to witness this moment.

Please lets be respectful to both players as each one has his own path that he had to go through to get to the final. It is not only about draws.
Cihad Bedirhan Ayyildiz
Cihad Bedirhan Ayyildiz:
Wawrinka would be the only guy who could stop Novak now.
alex sokolov
alex sokolov:
Молодцы,пацаны! Всё это называется- победа европейского тенниса!
Nikolaus Wolff
Nikolaus Wolff:
Congrats from Berlin to the new US Open Champion from Russia. 6:4 6:4 6:4. Not against anybody but against the Nr.1.
This is fuggin awesome.
Mohammed Fahad Ahmed Munna
Mohammed Fahad Ahmed Munna:
I will go for Novak in e sets!
Joel Wright
Joel Wright:
Hold on to your lug nuts, it’s time for an overhaul!
The Wolf has arrived
And
He has no predator
Andrew Don
Andrew Don:
Novak will definitely win more than 20....I like both guys so may the best man win....
Respect to these champions
027 Ed
027 Ed:
Stay Strong , KING Noel 🙏
Donny Lane
Donny Lane:
I think Novak Djokovic has a going to win for grand slam championship final!🐐🇷🇸🎾
Bojan B
Bojan B:
Pulling for Nole, but Medvedev is playing the better tennis at the moment.
göktürk başoğlu
göktürk başoğlu:
OF COURSE KING NOLE :))
Chenelar Kemberlu
Chenelar Kemberlu:
i want daniil to win a grandslam coz hes a nice guy and a great player but i am hoping he wins it next year..😅
Superman
Superman:
I expect a repeat of AUS open final
Bernardo Chamorro
Bernardo Chamorro:
Esperamos mendevev le meta wuevo pa enfrentar a Djokovic en la final 💥
Hugo Andrés Núñez González
Hugo Andrés Núñez González:
Go go goooo Daniil!!! 🔥
des
des:
Novak has something mystical, he really looks like a magician, impossible to scratch. But I’m rooting for Daniil, I like how he plays, and I like him even more as a person, he’s a serious professional and a great man. May the best man win this game anyway 👌
Jd Vandy
Jd Vandy:
Time for med to step up and back up his keep them all at 20 statement …
yasmeen ahmed
yasmeen ahmed:
Inshaallah Novak we r with u clinch ur 21 on Sunday
CJ Raven23
CJ Raven23:
Thx for the hype, GO DJOKOVIC!!!
Ngọc Khánh Linh Lê
Ngọc Khánh Linh Lê:
King Nole. Idemoooooo champion. Go all out for the history ❤️🙏🏻
Kittoo kuriosity
Kittoo kuriosity:
Both my favourite ❤️ whoever wins tennis wins
Marko Radunovic
Marko Radunovic:
Novak, do it Champ!

21 🏆
Tuti Fruti
Tuti Fruti:
I feel sorry for the Americans who bought expensive tickets to the US Open men's final, not knowing it's gonna be between a Russian and a Serb.
They be like: attending the finals, all dressed up and no one to support. 😂😂🤣
Saya
Saya:
Please medvedev use beast mode to beat that unstoppable wolf
Doni Kurnianto
Doni Kurnianto:
ND looks like will win it, unrivaled under Heaven 🤯⭐
Charlotte's Head
Charlotte's Head:
Novak has played alot more sets this tournament than Medvedev.
Nil Sensei
Nil Sensei:
Nole for the WIN 💪💪💪👏👏👏
Tasanee Wantanakul
Tasanee Wantanakul:
Let'go novak djokovic 🏆👑♥️
Sreenath Ravi
Sreenath Ravi:
Fleshing meadow surface is not "too hard " for medvedev compared to that of Rod laver arena....But if you are not consistent in your game the world no 1 will destabilize you and cause sufficient "damage " as he had done to Nadal in the Semis of RG 2021.....
Xilun Jiang
Xilun Jiang:
hahaha lololol those Medvedev matches are just him 3-0ling his opponents
Adam Chrysler Gabriel Bautista
Adam Chrysler Gabriel Bautista:
The Road To The Men’s Final Grudge Match Fight Night Main Event Smackdown Djokovic Vs Medvedev
Felix Y
Felix Y:
Medvedev will sacrifice all of his hair to win this GS
Ramadas Rao
Ramadas Rao:
Hats off to U Tube which gives you any latest information on sports,music or any subject of public importance .
DutchBoy NL
DutchBoy NL:
I love it when a Russian takes 2.5 million dollars out of the USA, LOL
Raahat Arora
Raahat Arora:
Go Nole!!!
Dani P
Dani P:
Medvedev's birthday is 152 days away. Djokovic has 152 career outdoor losses. Djokovic can improve to (20 - 2) on hard court this year as well
Skull and Bones = 202 (RO). Can go a perfect (28 - 0) at grand slams this year
28 is a perfect number. Medvedev can pick up his 62nd career hard court loss
The primary DN is 62
(9) + (12) + (20) + (21) = 62. Novak Djokovic = 152 (EO). Novak winning it
Миливоје Кнежевић
Миливоје Кнежевић:
In case Djokovic wins the Gregorian calendar GS4C, will he be required to do the same, for example, according to the Chinese or Jewish or Indian or Mayan calendar?
bb lulu
bb lulu:
NOVAK THE BEST, ITS NOT ABOUT WINNING ITS ABOUT GIVING IT ALL ON THE COURT
Ahmed Sait
Ahmed Sait:
I like Joko, he is great player and has already too many grand slams in his kity. Lets support Dani to win his first grand slam guys...
kesinskii
kesinskii:
'RRUTER BLARES HEADLINE:
ON VERGE OF SURPASSING FEDERER AND NADAL, DJOKOVIC STILL NOT NO. 1
IN FANS' HEARTS. '
WHAT FANS? FEDERER FANS? NADAL FANS? THAT BUNCH OF WIMBLEDON FANS?
Pika So
Pika So:
Broke a racquet and threatened a ball girl today in final of the US Open before losing in straight sets. You are definitely NOT the GOAT ha ha ha
N Z
N Z:
It's about time to cash the first Grand Slam 🇷🇺🔥⚡🏺
Aleksandar Mitic
Aleksandar Mitic:
Novak Đoković The Greatest tennis player who ever lived!!! 🤡👊♥️💪🇷🇸🐺👑🥇🐐🐐🐐🐐
Socrates Medrano
Socrates Medrano:
Golden Slam?
Wheelchair champ Dylan Alcott did it! Novak Djokovic just couldn't. 🥺He simply got disabled by Daniil Medvedev!
Ajeet Pusalkar
Ajeet Pusalkar:
Best of luck Novak Djokovic ❤️
Летящият Xоландец
Летящият Xоландец:
What does Djokovic has to Prove? He already is the greatest!
' Do it for the people who want to see you fail ' my brother, my son, my hero!
Bog je Srbin! 🇷🇸🙏
1 Billion Views
1 Billion Views:
21 slams is proving the most difficult for the 3 Amigo's.First Federer had 2 match points at Wimbledon,Then Nadal got the pressure in Paris and now Djorkvic feels the pressure in the US.
Aleksandre Kazariani
Aleksandre Kazariani:
Can't wait to watch! 🔥 🔥 🔥