“This year was a tough year for everyone,” Stosur said. “This is the last two days of a four-month trip away from home. I haven’t done it for a long time. Going home with this trophy is an absolute world for me. Means. It makes everything valuable. “
Stosur, like other major Australian players, did not travel to New York last year for a pandemic. She was looking at the US Open sign this year under the slogan “The Greatest Return.”
“This year’s event is absolutely right,” Stosur said.
David Meme, a Djokovic fan in the small town of Eveleth, Minnesota, who has never played a professional tennis match, is in the men’s singles final after Djokovic wins the penultimate leg of the Grand Slam at Wimbledon. I bought a ticket for.
“I thought this would be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity right after the Wimbledon final, so I have to choose it in case he wins,” said Meme.
“I think I was waiting for something really special,” he said.
He didn’t get Djokovic’s victory, but he got something special. Surprising and vibrant, the US Open was full of signs of a bright future for renewal and tennis.
Even Djokovic, who has never fallen short of the ultimate sporting achievement, has chosen not to end with a down note. A year ago, he left the US Open and inadvertently threw a ball into his throat after losing his serve early in the fourth round against Pablo Carreño Busta. Djokovic became the default from the match and played except for the empty Arthur Ashe Stadium.
For a long time as a New York villain, he returned this year, overcoming a series of fierce battles on the same court and listening to more and more crowds as he progressed towards the finals. With Mike in his hand, he revealed his gratitude through Sunday’s disappointment.