2020 US Open: What to know about men's singles tournament

The U.S. Open event is the primary primary match for tennis because the international coronavirus outbreak close down the game.

This yr’s event at Flushing Meadows in New York Town will probably be so much other from occasions previously. There will probably be no spectators within the stands and no longer all the global’s most sensible athletes are going to be taking part over fears of contracting the virus.

Novak Djokovic is the most efficient participant going into the lads’s aspect of the event. Rafael Nadal, closing yr’s winner, didn’t wish to shuttle. whilst Roger Federer ended his season early after two knee operations.

Djokovic is coming off a victory on the Western & Southern Open and has but to lose this yr. He’s most effective 3 Grand Slam event titles at the back of Federer for the document. Djokovic has 17.

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Right here’s what else to understand in regards to the males’s aspect of the singles event.

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WHERE: USTA Billie Jean King Nationwide Tennis Middle, New York, N.Y.

WHEN: Aug. 31-Sept. 13

PURSE: $53.Four million

TV: ESPN

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LAST FIVE WINNERS

2019: RAFAEL NADAL

In this Sept. 8, 2019, file photo, Rafael Nadal of Spain holds up the championship trophy after defeating Daniil Medvedev of Russia to win the men's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

On this Sept. eight, 2019, record photograph, Rafael Nadal of Spain holds up the championship trophy after defeating Daniil Medvedev of Russia to win the lads’s singles ultimate of the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York. (AP Photograph/Charles Krupa, Report)

Rafael Nadal gained his fourth U.S. Open in 2019, defeating Daniil Medvedev in 5 units. He gained the 5th set, 6-Four. It was once additionally his 2d in 3 years.

2018: NOVAK DJOKOVIC

Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a serve to Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain during the semifinals at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a serve to Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain right through the semifinals on the Western & Southern Open tennis event Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in New York. (AP Photograph/Frank Franklin II)

Djokovic took house his 3rd U.S. Open name in 2018. Djokovic knocked off Juan Martin del Potro in 3 units. It was once his first win since 2015.

2017: RAFAEL NADAL

Nadal picked up his 3rd U.S. Open victory in 2017. Nadal defeated Kevin Anderson, who was once making his first ultimate look.

2016: STAN WAWRINKA

Stan Wawrinka gained the U.S. Open in 2016 – his 3rd Grand Slam event name. Wawrinka knocked off protecting champion Djokovic in 4 units.

2015: NOVAK DJOKOVIC

Djokovic gained the event for the primary time in 4 years. He defeated Roger Federer in 4 units.

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