Djokovic, Federer seek US Open quarters; Gauff-McNally play

first_imgNovak Djokovic, of Serbia, tosses the ball on a serve to Denis Kudla, of the United States, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)NEW YORK — Novak Djokovic would be a little closer to Roger Federer’s record for men’s Grand Slam singles titles if he’d done better against Stan Wawrinka.They meet Sunday for the first time since Wawrinka’s victory in the 2016 U.S. Open final, with a trip to the quarterfinals going to the winner.ADVERTISEMENT Wawrinka also beat Djokovic in the 2015 French Open final. The top-ranked Djokovic has 16 major titles, four behind Federer.Federer faces No. 15 David Goffin in the fourth round, where the five-time U.S. Open champion lost last year.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSGinebra looks set for another titleSerena Williams also plays her fourth-round match, while teenagers Coco Gauff and Caty McNally face the ninth-seeded team of Nicole Melichar and Kveta Peschke in a second-round women’s doubles match.Daniil Medvedev then follows them onto Louis Armstrong Stadium, where the No. 5 seed was loudly booed during and after his third-round victory Friday. LOOK: Kryz Uy, Slater Young expecting first son PH track athletes to get first crack at SEA Games facilities LATEST STORIES No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist Heart Evangelista, Kim Chiu, more celebs appeal for animal rescue after Taal eruption MOST READ ‘People evacuated on their own’ Robredo to visit Batangas families displaced by Taal erruption Teen dead, another hurt in vehicular collision in Santiago City View comments Residents rescue horses, farm animals left on volcano island LOOK: Taal Volcano island 2 days after eruption Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sinas: 2,500 NCRPO cops poised to support Taal eruption relief ops PLAY LIST 02:15Sinas: 2,500 NCRPO cops poised to support Taal eruption relief ops01:52Phivolcs: Cloud seeding in ashfall affected areas needs study01:04Daybreak as smoke, ash billows from Taal volcano01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taallast_img

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