Djokovic holds his nerve. There was a delicate drop shot and the two-time US Open champion is looking good now. Millman faces a tall order to turn this around.
Novak Djokovic 6-3, 5-4 John Millman*
This is turning to be a battle of the wills. Djokovic has the game gift-wrapped when Millman double faults. He’s now serving for a two set advantage.
*Novak Djokovic 6-3, 4-4 John Millman
We’re back level again. Djokovic gets away with a net chord and Millman can only dump his shot into the net.
Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-4 John Millman*
Djokovic wastes a break point, plays a sloppy drop shot that Millman latches onto and Millman is pumped after clinching the game. Nearly one hour and 45 minutes on court and Djokovic is changing his socks.
*Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-3 John Millman
Djokovic finishes off in style with a cross-court backhand to trick Millman. Some high quality points from the Serbian there.
Novak Djokovic 6-3, 2-3 John Millman*
Djokovic didn’t look too refreshed after the 10-minute humidity break. A loose drop shot and a mishit forehand helps Millman hold.