Novak Djokovic and Jenson Brooksby will face off at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York in the last 16 of the US Open 2021 today, September 6, 2021. Here, check out the tennis match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game in the US.
This will be their first overall meeting in this sports competition. Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Jenson Brooksby of the United States have never clashed before neither at the US Open nor at any of the ATP tournaments.
The match will be played at 7:00 PM (ET), at the USTA Billie Jean King NTC in New York. It promises to be an exciting clash as they meet for the first time ever. The winner of this matchup will then face the better side of the Otte/Berrettini duel in the Quarter-Finals.
Novak Djokovic vs Jenson Brooksby: Match Information
Date: Monday, September 6, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM (ET)
Location: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York
Novak Djokovic vs Jenson Brooksby: Time by State in the US
ET: 7:00 PM
CT: 6:00 PM
MT: 5:00 PM
PT: 4:00 PM
Novak Djokovic vs Jenson Brooksby: Storylines
Novak Djokovic had to beat Holger Rune of Denmark (3-1), Kevin Anderson of South Africa (3-0), Tallon Griekspoor of the Netherlands (3-0), and Kei Nishikori of Japan (3-1) to get to the US Open Men's Round of 16. The 34-year-old Serbian tennis player can boast of winning an incredible number of 85 titles in his career so far. The latest one for him was the 2021 Wimbledon Championships on July 11, when he beat Matteo Berrettini of Italy (3-1) in the Final.
Meanwhile, Jenson Brooksby set up a meeting with the ATP top-ranked player in the last 16, after overcoming the likes of Mikael Ymer of Sweden (3-1), Taylor Fritz of the US (3-1), as well as Aslan Karatsev of Russia (3-2). Unlike his opponent, the 20-year-old American bright talent is yet to claim his first career title.
How to watch or live stream Novak Djokovic vs Jenson Brooksby in the US
The WTA US Open Round of 16 duel between Novak Djokovic and Jenson Brooksby, to be played on Monday, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, will be broadcasted on ESPN, Tennis Channel in the United States.
Novak Djokovic vs Jenson Brooksby: Predictions and Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of Novak Djokovic. FanDuel see him as the lone favorite to move to the Quarter-Finals, and thus they have given him -4500 odds. On the other side, Jenson Brooksby has a whopping +1600 odds to cause an upset and go through to the next phase.
* Odds via FanDuel