The U.S. Open men’s singles final will start at 16:00, and will be an ideal final between world number one, Novak Djokovic, and number two, Roger Federer.
This repeat of the Wimbledon championship match will not only oppose the two best players in the world, but two of the best men during the North American hard court swing, the Serbian having made the final in both Montreal and Cincinnati, whereas the Swiss has won in Cincy, his only warm-up event of the swing.
In short: an ideal final, the best the tournament could offer.
There is more: perhaps Djokovic will want to avenge his defeat in the Cincinnati final, which deprived him of completing his Masters 1000 collection; and maybe the same will be happening to Federer, who has been unable to clinch his 18th Major title in Wimbledon.
Today’s will be a clash between the most defensive player of the ATP and one who is even more aggressive after having added a very provocative return technique to his game, one which has helped enabling him to go win Cincinnati and reach the U.S. Open final without dropping a single set.
Today’s will be a final which we cannot miss.
Who will hoist the last Grand Slam trophy of the season: Novak Djokovic for his tenth Major, or will Roger Federer add to his own record?