Novak Djokovic beats Ben Shelton in straight sets to reach the US Open final – where he will face Carlos Alcaraz or Daniil Medvedev
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Novak Djokovic moved one step closer to equaling Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam singles after holding on despite a late lead from American prodigy Ben Shelton.
The No. 2 seed survived set point in the third and final set and triumphed 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 – despite the will of Shelton and the partisan crowd of Arthur Ashe.
Djokovic will play tonight against the winner of the semifinal between No. 1 seed Carlos Alcaraz and No. 3 seed Daniil Medvedev.
There’s more to come…
Legendary singer Jon Bon Jovi was present at the exciting battle between the two
Djokovic took control of the game early, winning the first set 6-3 and the second 6-2
The brave Altanta, Georgia native let his frustration out during the game against the No. 2 seed