Djokovic improved to a perfect 20-0 record in 2020, following a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Tennys Sandgren, for a place in the quarter-finals. He next faces German Jan-Lennard Struff (ATP #34).
World no.1 made a winning start to his Western & Southern Open title campaign on Monday when he overcame a spirited performance from qualifier Ricardas Berankis 7-6, 6-4 for a place in the third round. Novak next plays ATP #55, American Tennys Sandgren (H2H 2-0).
The 2020 Western & Southern Open is the first tournament to be played since the ATP Tour was suspended in early March. It will take place at Flushing Meadows (August 22-28) without fans in attendance. Novak is a top seed. He will open campaign in R2 against Ricardas Berankis (LTU, ATP #72, Q).
Novak Djokovic confirmed he will compete at the Western & Southern Open and US Open in New York this month. He will arrive in New York on Saturday, August 15.
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.
Novak made tennis history on Sunday, becoming the first player to win all nine Masters 1000 titles since the series started in 1990. Djokovic claimed his 70th ATP Tour title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Roger Federer in the Western & Southern Open final.
Novak continued his quest for the Career Golden Masters, edging past 2016 champion Marin Cilic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 into the Western & Southern Open final. He will meet even-time former titlist Roger Federer (SUI, 2) in Sunday's final (16:00 local time / 22:00 CET).
Nole continued his career 'Golden Masters' quest as he beat Milos Raonic 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to move within a match of his sixth Cincinnati final. He will next meet no.7 seed Marin Cilic of Croatia
Novak won four of the final seven games of a two-day clash with the defending champion Dimitrov, to advance 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. He will take on Canada's Milos Raonic in the quarter-final later tonight
No.10 seed recorded his 29th victory of the season on Wednesday, beating Andrea Mannarino 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 at the Western & Southern Open. Novak will meet no.5 seed and defending champion Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) on Thursday for a quarter-final spot.