Contrasting roads to US Open men’s final

ROAD TO THE MEN’S FINAL – SHORT WORK FOR DJOKOVIC BUT MUCH MORE SWEAT FROM WAWRINKA

NOVAK DJOKOVIC

First Round – def. Jerzy Janowicz, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1.

Second Round – def. Jiri Vesely, walkover.

Third Round – def. Mikhail Youzhny, 4-2, retired.

Fourth Round – def. Kyle Edmund, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4.

Quarterfinals – def. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (9), 6-3, 6-2, retired.

Semifinals – def. Gael Monfils (10), 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2.

Final – vs. Stan Wawrinka.

STAN WAWRINKA

First Round – def. Fernando Verdasco, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-4.

Second Round – def. Alessandro Giannessi, 6-1, 7-6 (4), 7-5.

Third Round – def. Daniel Evans, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (8), 6-2.

Fourth Round – def. Illya Marchenko, 6-4, 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-3.

Quarterfinals – def. Juan Martin del Potro, 7-6 (7), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Semifinals – def. Kei Nishikori (6), 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-2.

Final – vs. Novak Djokovic

HEAD-TO-HEAD – DJOKOVIC LEADS 19-4

2006 Umag, clay-outdoor, F, Wawrinka, 6-6 (1), retired.

2006 Davis Cup, hard-indoor, RR, Djokovic, 6-4, 3-6, 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4.

2006 Vienna, hard-indoor, R16, Wawrinka, 6-3, 6-3.

2007 Vienna, hard-indoor, F, Djokovic, 6-4, 6-0.

2008 Indian Wells Masters, hard-outdoor, QF, Djokovic, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

2008 Rome Masters, clay-outdoor, F, Djokovic, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

2009 Indian Wells Masters, hard-outdoor, R16, Djokovic, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (6).

2009 Monte-Carlo Masters, clay-outdoor, SF, Djokovic, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3.

2009 Basel, hard-indoor, QF, Djokovic, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

2010 Monte-Carlo Masters, clay-outdoor, R16, Djokovic, 6-4, 6-4.

2011 Rome Masters, clay-outdoor, R16, Djokovic, 6-4, 6-1.

2012 Madrid Masters, clay-outdoor, R16, Djokovic, 7-6 (5), 6-4.

2012 US Open, hard-outdoor, R16, Djokovic, 6-4, 6-1, 3-1, retired.

2013 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, R16, Djokovic, 1-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 12-10.

2013 US Open, hard-outdoor, SF, Djokovic, 2-6, 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

2013 Paris Masters, hard-indoor, QF, Djokovic, 6-1, 6-4.

2013 ATP World Tour Finals-London, hard-indoor, SF, Djokovic, 6-3, 6-3.

2014 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, QF, Wawrinka, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 9-7.

2014 ATP World Tour Finals-London, hard-indoor, RR, Djokovic, 6-3, 6-0.

2015 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, SF, Djokovic, 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0.

2015 French Open, clay-outdoor, F, Wawrinka, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4.

2015 Cincinnati Masters, hard-outdoor, QF, Djokovic, 6-4, 6-1.

2015 Paris Masters, hard-indoor, SF, Djokovic, 6-3, 3-6, 6-0.

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