No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic has punched his ticket to the quarterfinals at the US Open. The Serb stomped on his racket in frustration while playing Roberto Bautista Agut from Spain during their US Open 2015 fourth round men’s singles match.
Djokovic took out the No. 23 in four sets (6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3) in the first genuine test he has confronted this competition. That second-set misfortune was the initially dropped set he has had through four rounds at the US Open, and he bobbed back exceptionally well to control the third and fourth sets.
The world’s No. 1 executed his approach as he approached to the net 45 times, winning 31 of those points. His serve was strong, not incredible, getting 61 percent of first serves in and he won 69 percent of those focuses.
Both players offered up some reprieve chances, however Novak was simply preferable in his accepting diversions over Bautista Agut. Djokovic went 7 for 14 on break point chances, while Bautista Agut went 4 for 8.
Djokovic’s quarterfinal adversary will be No. 18 Feliciano Lopez, whom Djokovic has beaten in every one of the five past matches – the two have not met subsequent to 2012.