Nole continued his bid for a record 36th ATP Masters 1000 title. The world no.1 advanced to his 11th semi-final at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, following a 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 win against German qualifier Dominik Koepfer. He next faces Casper Ruud (NOR, ATP #34).
The top seed and four-time titlist beat his compatriot and Davis Cup teammate Filip Krajinovic 7-6 (7), 6-3 in two hours and seven minutes at Centrale to reach the Internazionali BNL d’Italia quarter-finals.
No.1 seed and four-time former champion has a first round BYE. He will open his campaign in R2 against Salvatore Caruso (ITA, ATP #87, WC) on Wednesday.
Top seed and three-time former champion has been disqualified from his US Open fourth-round match against Pablo Carreno Busta, after accidentally hitting a ball at a linesperson.
Novak beat German no.28 seed Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 in Arthur Ashe Stadium in one hour and 42 minutes on Friday night to reach the US Open fourth round. He will next play 20th seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, against whom he holds a 3-0 H2H career mark.
Top seed and 2018 champion advanced to the final with a 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 comeback victory against Roberto Bautista Agut. Should he take the title, Djokovic will equal Rafael Nadal's record of 35 ATP Masters 1000 trophies and he will also become the first player ever to win the Golden Masters twice.
The US Open Championship is the second major tournament of the 2020 season, as the Roland Garros was postponed and Wimbledon Championships cancelled, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be Novak’s 15th appearance in New York, where he lifted the trophy in 2011, 2015 and 2018.