Novak Djokovic reached the second round at the US Open 2023: a victory thanks to which he returned to no.1 of the ATP ranking, also receiving praise from his wife Jelena Djokovic. In fact, Novak Djokovic's wife Jelena thanked journalist Caira Conner for praising the Serbian tennis player for an article Conner wrote in the New York Magazine Intelligencer.
Conner wrote Nole's Cincinnati win against Carlos Alcaraz was akin to meticulously studying an AI of his opponent, especially after his Wimbledon loss: "Djokovic has become a kind of freakish human algorithm, a self-learning model trained on 30 years' worth of performance data, one whose outputs have only become more responsive, and iterative, over time." Jelena Djokovic re-shared Conner's article on her X, thanking her and praising her husband Novak: "Not too bad for an oldie!
Novak Djokovic on the court for the US Open day 3
On day 3 of the US Open, it's time to start the second round: the bottom half of the men's draw, the upper part for the women's one.
On the Arthur Ashe, at 11:00am in New York, we start with the challenge between young talents of the WTA circuit: the 19-year-old Coco Gauff, number two from the United States, will face the 16-year-old Mirra Andreeva, the surprise of this 2023 tennis player.
Next, daytime session for Novak Djokovic: the Serbian awaits the Spanish Zapata Mirrales in the second round. In the evening session, which will start at 7:00pm, the US number two Frances Tiafoe will challenge the Austrian Ofner.
The program closes with the match between Grand Slam champions: Petra Kvitova awaits the returning Caroline Wozniacki for a second round match. Also on the Louis Armstrong the program opens at 11:00am with an American on the field: Danielle Collins will play the second round against Mertens.
Following the world number one Iga Swiatek against Daria Seville. The day session ends with the young Ben Shelton, who will face the 2020 US Open champion Dominic Thiem. Starting at 7:00pm, Elena Rybakina will play against Ajla Tomjlanovic, who returns to the circuit after a long break.
The program is closed by the American number one Taylor Fritz, who will challenge Varillas for a place in the third round of these Us Open. Other seeds are also protagonists on the Grandstand. Also starting at 11:00am in New York, Stefanos Tsitsipas will be on the court, who will challenge the Swiss Stricker.
Next, Grand Slam champion Viktoria Azarenka awaits Zhu for a pass to the third round. On this same court, not before 5:00pm, the number five seed Casper Ruud also returns: he will challenge Zhang in the second round match.
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