Andy Murray was sent packing at the fourth round of the US Open, his earliest Grand Slam exit in five years, while 17-time major victor Roger Federer of Switzerland reached the quarterfinals on Monday.
Djokovic acknowledged the antipathy he received from the New York crowd was a distraction and over the course of three hours and 20 minutes “you do have some ups and downs in concentration”. Federer believes that the Serbian tennis star can win more Grand Slam titles...
“Roger showed why he’s a champion coming from 5-2 in the fourth set“. Djokovic however says that he expected such a reception from the crowd because Federer deserves all this and he hopes in the future he also receives such reception.
World No 26 Italian tennis star celebrates in her moment of triumph at the US Open. The Italian Pennetta announced her retirement from tennis minutes after defeating compatriot Roberta Vinci to win her first major silverware.
The 34th-ranked Mayer had given the 17-time Grand Slam champion trouble in their only previous meeting, when Federer saved five match points to win in three sets in Shanghai past year. The 28-year-old Scot faces Frenchman Adrian Mannarino in round two on Thursday.