Novak Djokovic -01- (SRB) def Juan Ignacio Londero -56- (ARG)
Match recap from Arthur Ashe Stadium announcer Andy Taylor...
Tonight’s victory leaves more questions than answers when it comes to the defending US Open Champion. After the first seven games, Novak received several treatments on his left shoulder. The streaky scoreline reveals his agony.
Since his first career Grand Slam Final versus Roger Federer in 2007, Djokovic has reached the US Open Semifinal, Final or won the title in his last 11 appearances. It’s been a remarkable run. One that hopefully won’t be interrupted by injury.
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Round-2 Biography |  Novak Djokovic -01- (SRB)
At 32 years old, Few have been more dominant on this court than the defending US Open Champion. In 2007, he reached his first Grand Slam Final right here in Arthur Ashe Stadium and has gone-on to reach the US Open Final 8-times in the last 12 years, capturing the title in 2011, 2015 and 2018. With his 5th Wimbledon victory last month, he is now a 16-time grand slam Champion – and owns the Career Grand Slam. one of only 3 men who’s held all four Major titles at the same time, He also STANDS ALONE as the only player to win all 9 ATP Masters-1000 Tournaments – and is the only player to capture 7 Australian Open titles. From Serbia, please welcome 3-time US Open Champion and the #1 Player in the World, Novak Djokovic.
▲ R2: def Juan Ignacio Londero -56- (ARG) 64 76(3) 61
▲ R1: def Roberto Carballes Baena -76- (ESP) 64 61 64
Round-2 Biography | Juan Ignacio Londero -56- (ARG)
This 26-year-old made his Grand Slam main draw debut earlier this year at Roland Garros, and earned the biggest win of his career in the opening round – upsetting World #16 Nikoloz Basilashvili en-route to the Round of 16. He captured his first ATP Tour Singles title earlier this year in Cordoba, reached the Final in Bastad, climbed to a career-high ranking of World #55, then earned his first Masters-1000 main-draw victory at the US Open Series event in Cincinnati. On Monday, he won his first career main draw match at the US Open, defeating Sam Querrey to reach tonight’s 2nd-Round match. From Argentina – making his Arthur Ashe Stadium debut – please welcome, Juan Ignacio Londero.
▲ R1: def Sam Querrey -46- (USA) 36 61 76(3) 75
Head to Head
This was the first meeting between these two players.