Thursday night’s draw for the Grand Slam US Open 2019. The names like Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer found out who they will play in the first round, but also who they can meet during the tournament.
Novak Djokovic, the winner of last year’s edition and favorite number one of this tournament will play in the first round with Roberto Baena (72nd place ATP). He can meet Stan Wawrinka (24th place ATP) in the fourth round. In the quarters, the strongest opponent for Djokovic is Daniil Medvedev (5th place ATP). The strongest opponents that Novak can meet in the final are Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem.
Rafael Nadal, the No. 2 favorite, will play against John Millman (61st ATP), who eliminated Roger Federer at last year’s US Open.
Roger Federer, who is the third favorite in this tournament, will play against Damir Dzumhur (92nd place ATP). On the same side of the table is Djokovic, so that the two could meet in the semifinals, for a place in the final.
The awards for single at the US Open 2019
Winner: $ 3,850,000
Finalist: $ 1,900,000
Semifinalist: $ 960,000
Quarter finalist: $ 500,000
Eight Round: $ 280,000
Round III: $ 163,000
Round II: $ 100,000