The German, finalist last year at Flushing Meadows, was very solid to get rid of his opponent, powerless in the trade, on Arthur Ashe where he spent only one hour and forty minutes.

An ideal warm-up for the fit man of the summer, who won Olympic gold at the Tokyo Games, eliminating Djokovic in the semi-finals, and won at the Masters 1000 in Cincinnati ten days ago.

As such Zverev represents the most serious threat of Novak Djokovic in search of a Grand Slam in the same year – at least on the road to the final because he is in the same part of the table -.

The Serbian world No. 1 will compete in the night session against an unknown Danish, the young Holger Rune, aged 18.

In New York, Novak Djokovic alone facing the great story. And Belinda Bencic in front of a wonderful challenge

“If the operation is successful, I am sure that Roger Federer will come back with the desire to have fun”, launches Marc Rosset