Novak Djokovic made it to the third round of his second ever US Open. He lost to the former world no.1, Australian Lleyton Hewitt.
Novak Djokovic played at Roland Garros for the second time. He reached quarter-finals of the Grand Slam tournament in Paris, where he had to retire to Rafael Nadal due to injury.
The last time Novak Djokovic lost a first-round match in a major was at the 2006 Australian Open, losing to Paul Goldstein (USA). Novak was only 19 years old.