Novak Djokovic wins 2023 United States Open | The Sporting Base

Novak Djokovic wins 2023 United States Open

September 12, 2023

Novak Djokovic wins 2023 United States Open

For the 24th time in his tennis career, Novak Djokovic of Belgrade, Serbia is a grand slam champion. On Sunday he beat the third seed, Daniil Medvedev of Russia in the final, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3. This was a rematch of the 2021 United States Open final, which Medvedev won 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.

Djokovic’s 24 grand slam titles are the most in men’s tennis all-time. He now ties Australia’s Margaret Smith Court for the most tennis tournament titles all-time in singles tennis.

In the 2023 United States Open final, Djokovic broke Medvedev three times. Despite relatively even statistics in multiple categories, Djokovic had the convincing 118-97 advantage in the match when it came to total points.

Medvedev was one of only three seeded players Djokovic had to beat to win the United States Open in 2023. The other two players were the ninth seed, Taylor Fritz of the United States, and 32nd seed, Laslo Djere of Serbia. Djokovic came back to beat Djere 4-6, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 in the third round, and Fritz quite easily, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals.

This was Djokovic’s third grand slam title in 2023. He also won the Australian Open and the French Open. The only player to beat Djokovic at a grand slam tennis tournament in 2023 was Carlos Alcaraz of El Palmar, Spain, who beat the new world number one in the Wimbledon men’s final, 1-6, 7-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4.

Djokovic’s championship came a day after Coco Gauff of the United States won the 2023 United States Women’s Open. Interestingly, Gauff and Djokovic also won Cincinnati in 2023. This is the first time in the Open Era, that there was the same men’s and women’s champion at  the United States Open and the Cincinnati Masters in the same year.

Fill In The Form Below To Receive Our Tennis News Straight To Your Email For FREE!



July 22, 2024

2024 Atlanta Falcons Projected Finish, Key Signings & Fantasy Stars

In the second of a 32-part series, we are featuring all National Football League teams with a prediction of where each team will finish within their division, key off-season acquisitions and their Read More

July 21, 2024

R20: Cowboys Vs Bulldogs - Our Betting Insights & Bets

The Cowboys have lost two of their last three games against the Bulldogs and even though they're at home today we're questioning their status as favourites here We're sure you will love the Read More

July 21, 2024

NRL plans to woo Netflix, Amazon ahead of next streaming rights battle

New anti-siphoning laws will allow the National Rugby League to shake its tail feathers at heavyweight streaming titans like Netflix and Amazon as the battle for the code's 2027 broadcast deal begins Read More