(Reuters) - Form guide for Serbia’s Novak Djokovic ahead of his U.S. Open final against Argentine Juan Martin del Potro on Sunday (prefix number denotes seeding):
Height: 1.88 meters
Plays: Right handed
ATP ranking: 6
Grand Slam titles: 13 (Australian Open: 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016; French Open: 2016; Wimbledon: 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018; U.S. Open: 2011, 2015)
Twice champion Djokovic, who has appeared more impressive with each passing round, cruised past Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the semi-finals.
The Serbian returned from a six-month injury layoff at the Australian Open this year and ended up requiring elbow surgery following his last-16 exit in Melbourne.
He roared back to top form winning the Wimbledon title and is a strong favorite to capture a 14th major crown at Flushing Meadows.
First round: beat Marton Fucsovics (Hungary) 6-3 3-6 6-4 6-0
Second round: beat Tennys Sandgren (U.S.) 6-1 6-3 6-7(2) 6-2
Third Round: beat 26-Richard Gasquet (France) 6-2 6-3 6-3
Fourth Round: beat Joao Sousa (Portugal) 6-3 6-4 6-3
Quarter-finals: beat John Millman (Australia) 6-3 6-4 6-4
Semi-finals: beat 21-Kei Nishikori (Japan) 6-3 6-4 6-2
Compiled by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru, editing by Pritha Sarkar