World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will clash against Richard Berankis in the 2013 US Open championship first round on Tuesday 27th August 23:10 GMT being played here on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.
26-year-old Novak Djokovic has been playing first tournament since losing Western and Southern Open quarter finals to American top seed John Isner in three sets with a 6-7, 6-3, 5-7 score line. Djokovic is looking hot favorite to clinch the 2013 US Open title, where he needs to play tough challenge agianst his rivals Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray. Serbian star has struggled to win US Open warm matches at Montreal and Cincinnati Masters, but he is very confident to come back to top form in New York.
Six-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic, who has won his first US Open in 2011 beating King of Clay Rafael Nadal in four sets at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. Richard Berankis has showed best performance to reach Winston Salem Open quarter final before losing to American Sam Querrey in two sets.
Both the players have not face each other so far in their tennis career, where Novak Djokovic and Richard Berankis are meeting for the first time in their tennis career on Monday. As per the predications’, Novak Djokovic is considered as heavy favorite to clinch victory in opening round and secure place in the 2013 US Open second round, being played here on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.
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