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US Open 2021 Day 2 LIVE: World No.1 Novak Djokovic, Ash Barty, Alexander Zverev, Emma Raducanu, Karolina Pliskova- Follow LIVE updates
US Open 2021 Day 2 LIVE: World No.1 Novak Djokovic, Ash Barty, Alexander Zverev, Emma Raducanu, Karolina Pliskova- Follow LIVE updates

US Open 2021 Day 2 LIVE: Top-ranked players Novak Djokovic and Ash Barty as well as Olympic champion Alexander Zverev will begin their US Open 2021 campaign on Tuesday. Djokovic will be chasing multiple records as he aims to win his 21st Grand Slam while Barty and Zverev are in search of their maiden US Open titles. The trio has received easy opening round draws with Djokovic facing a qualifier while inform players Barty and Zverev will be playing lower-ranked players. Meanwhile Britain’s new tennis sensation Emma Raducanu and Wimbledon finalist Karolina Pliskova will also be in action on Day 2 at US Open 2021 – Follow all the LIVE updates on insidesport.co

US Open 2021 Day 2 LIVE: World No.1 Novak Djokovic, Ash Barty, Alexander Zverev to start US Open campaign today- Follow LIVE updates

World No.1 Novak Djokovic is all set to begin his historic journey in the US Open 2021. He will face off Holger Rune of Denmark in his opening round. The Spaniard will be looking to start off his campaign with an easy straight sets win. He is chasing multiple records in the ongoing US Open. The 34-year-old can pip Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal by winning the 21st Grand Slam. He could also become the first player to win a calendar grand slam in the 21st century by clinching the US Open 2021 title.

On the other hand, Holger Rune is heading into the match with straight wins in Qualifers of the US Open. The 24-seed could win a set against the tennis superstar owing to Djokovic’s slow start at Grand Slams. In fact, it has become a pattern for the World No.1 to start off slow before launching himself in the seventh gear.

India kick off Time: 4.30 AM

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Ash Barty vs Vera Zvonareva

World No.1 Ash Barty is all set to begin her US Open 2021 campaign on Tuesday. She will face off Vera Zvonareva of Russia in the opening round. The World No.1 is coming on the back of a sensational form, pulling off the Cincinnati Masters title. She has won 9 out of her last 10 matches including victories over former top seeds Barbora Krejcikova and Victoria Azarenka. Barty had won the Wimbledon title – last Grand Slam and looking set for her maiden US Open title.

On the other hand, Zvonareva is heading into the year’s fourth Grand Slam with a dip in form. She has lost 3 out of her last 5 WTA matches. Facing Barty in the opening round is unfair to her. However, she has a decent record on hardcourt events with 11 wins in 18 matches. Can she overcome her poor form in US Open 2021? It will be a daunting task for Zvonareva to win a single set against Barty.

India kick off Time: 11.30 PM

Alexander Zverev vs Sam Querrey

Tokyo Olympics Gold medallist Alexander Zverev has set his eyes on the US Open title as he begins his quest for his maiden US Open title. The World No.4 is coming on the back of 10 straight wins. Zverev has also defeated the World No.1 Novak Djokovic at the Tokyo Games. He holds an upper hand in absence of legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the US Open. The 24-year-old will begin his US Open 2021 quest against Sam Querrey of the USA. The latter has lost 5 straight matches heading into the year’s fourth grand slam. It will be a difficult task for the American to trouble the German owing to his sensational form.

India kick off Time: 9.30 PM

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Emma Raducanu vs Stefanie Voegele

Emma Raducanu, who took everyone by surprise at Wimbledon, is all set for her US Open debut. She will face off Stefanie Voegele of Sweden in the opening round. The 18-year-old is coming on the back of straight victories over her opponents in the US Open qualifiers. She is expected to continue her terrific tennis display in the US Open. The British tennis professional is yet to lose at the US Open and is expected to start off with a victory. On the other hand, Stefanie Voegele has lost 5 out of her last 10 matches.

India kickoff Timing: 10.30 PM IST

Karolina Pliskova vs Caty McNally

Fourth-seeded Karolina Pliskova will begin her US Open campaign on Tuesday. She will face off Caty McNally of the United Stated in her opening round. Pliskova will be looking to start off with a straight-sets win over her opponent. The 29-year-old is in phenomenal form over the last few months. Pliskova has won 14 out of her 22 hardcourt matches. She has won 7 out of her last 10 matches in WTA events.  The Czech Republic star will be looking to carry her form in the US Open.  She had made it to the finals of the US Open in 2016.

On the other hand, Caty McNally is ranked 130th in the world. She has 3 out of her last 5 matches. However, the US teen had made it to round 3 in the Grand Slam tournament. Can she return to form with US Open 2021? Follow LIVE updates on insidesport.co

India kick-off Time: 8.30 PM

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