Novak Djokovic, the Global Tennis King, and women’s 4th seed, Naomi Osaka, will feature at quarter-finals berths on the 7th day of the US Open on Sunday.
The Serbian star takes on Spain’s 20th seed Pablo Carreno Busta in the past 16 at Flushing Meadows as he hits to edge closer to an 18th Grand Slam title.
Djokovic and Carreno Busta made the headline on the day session inside Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Carreno Busta, rated 27th globally, has lost to Djokovic in their past 3 games together.
Djokovic is heading to an 18th Grand Slam title at the Billie Jean King US National Tennis Center.
He is expected to close the gap on Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, both not present at the tournament, in the race for the all-time men’s Slam singles title record.
Djokovic is on seventeen, with Nadal on nineteen and Federer on twenty.
Also in the men’s tournament this Sunday, 17th-seeded David Goffin from Belgium ascends against Canadian 12th seed Denis Shapovalov.
And in the women’s battle, 2-time Grand Slam winner Osaka expects to move into the final eight at the expense of Estonian 14th seed Anett Kontaveit.
6th seed Petra Kvitova is also in face off against unseeded American Shelby Rogers.
Credit : Yahoo News