Novak is no.1 seed and has a first round BYE. He will open his title defence campaign against Sam Querrey (USA, ATP #45). The Serbian star claimed the historic crown in 2018 to become the first singles player to achieve Career Golden Masters.
Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic will start his 2018 US Open Series campaign at the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank, an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament in Toronto (August 6-12). The official draw will take place on Friday, August 3. The four-time Canada Open titlist (2007, 2011, 2012, 2016) missed last year’s edition due to elbow injury.
After his appearance at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters and the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, Novak continues his clay court season at the Mutua Madrid Open, an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event, taking place from May 6 to May 13. The Serbian star is no.10 seed and will open his campaign at La Caja Mágica against Kei Nishikori (H2H 11-2).
Dominic Thiem captured his second career win over Novak Djokovic on Thursday at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters. The Austrian no.5 seed beat the two-time former champion 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-3 in their third round encounter that lasted 2 hours and 29 minutes.
Singles draw has been made for the Miami Open presented by Itaú, the second ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event in 2018, taking place at Crandon Park from March 21 to April 1. Six-time titlist Novak Djokovic is no.9 seed and has a first round BYE. He will open campaign against Benoit Paire (FRA).