Novak Djokovic made it to the quarterfinals of the US Open 2023. The Serbian beat the Croatian Borna Gojo, making his entry into the important part of the draw, where the strongest and most deserving tennis players usually meet.
The Serb is looking for his 24th Major of career. The 23-time Grand Slam champion is obviously a regular at these matches, and after the bitter disappointment suffered by losing the Wimbledon final to Carlos Alcaraz, he wants to redeem himself, adding another piece to his legendary career.
Djokovic is indicated by many, obviously together with his young Spanish colleague and rival, to win the prestigious title in New York. In addition to the major, the two will also compete for the world ranking primacy this week.
The tennis player from Murcia, if he immediately wants to step over Djokovic, will have to triumph over Arthur Ashe on Sunday. Nole, without titles in Flushing Meadows since 2018, is considered by many to be the Goat of tennis, by virtue of his records and primates.
Chris Evert, former US champion, now television commentator, has always had a deep respect for Djokovic. The American spent beautiful words to describe the influence of the Belgrade native on the game and on other players.
Evert and nice words for Djokovic
The American Legend explained: "I have the impression that when you watch Djokovic play, you're watching the Maestro. There's no one like him." Honey words for Novak, who at 36 is still competitive to compete in the most prestigious tournaments on the circuit.
It's not the first time the former US legend has praised Djokovic. Also two months ago, in the aftermath of his success at Roland Garros, she said: "Over the past 50 years I have seen and studied all the champions of this sport.
I have never seen anyone like Novak Djokovic. The combination of mental, physical and emotion he applies to every stroke is unmatched. The time has come to truly appreciate this man."