Defending Champion Djokovic Gives Up Injured
Defending champion Djokovic gives up injured. Novak Djokovic has not been able to extend his title at the US Open.
The Serbian tennis player gave up in the eighth final due to an injury.
At that time the Swiss led Stan Wawrinka who had won two sets and also took the lead in the third: 6-4 7-5 2-1.
Djokovic suffered from the beginning of the tournament with a sore shoulder.
He appeared to have found his way in the second set of the match at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.
In it, the 32-year-old Serbian took a 4-1 lead but did not give up the number 1 on the placement list in New York.
In the quarterfinals, Wawrinka meets the Russian Daniil Medvedev,
who was too strong for the German Dominik Köpfer in four sets 3-6 6-3 6-2 7-6 (2).