US Open day 5 recap: Federer, Djokovic and fines


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US Open day 5 recap: Federer, Djokovic and fines

Novak Djokovic's arm injury? The Serb reached the fourth round of the US Open 2019 without any kinf of physical problems! Also Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka, Grigor Dimitrov, Daniil Medvedev, Serena Williams, Karolina Pliskova and Elina Svitolina won their matches and qualified for the fourth round.

Talking about Roger Federer. Also in 2019 (and for the fourteenth consecutive year) the Swiss Maestro is the highest paid tennis player in the world, with 93.4 million dollars obtained thanks to prize money, sponsors and tournament contracts.

Only his collaborations with various sponsors assure him about 60 million dollars a year! Three former ATP Tour stars have the chance to get a place in the prestigious International Tennis Hall of Fame. They are the Croatian Goran Ivanisevic, winner of Wimbledon, Sergi Bruguera, two-time Roland Garros champion and Swedish Jonas Bjorkman, winner of nine Slam titles in doubles and former number 4 in the men's singles.
About WTA, Conchita Martinez got a nomination.

Throughout her career she was able to win Wimbledon, in 1994. Carla Suarez Navarro was fined for lack of commitment by professional standards, after withdrawing at the end of the first set in the first round match of the US Open against Timea Babos.

The Spaniard left the challenge due to a back injury after playing just eight games, and she received a $ 40,000 fine. Today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, it will be time for Rafael Nadal, Alexander Zverev, Marin Cilic (who challenges John Isner), Nick Kyrgios, Bianca Andreescu (who will challenge Caroline Wozniacki), Kiki Bertens and for the highly anticipated match between Naomi Osaka and Cori Gauff.