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Next up for Djokovic will be a first meeting with 99th-ranked US wildcard Jenson Brooksby, who outlasted Russian 21st seed Aslan Karatsev 6-2, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Reigning Wimbledon champion Barty won 11 of 14 games after dropping the first set, only for Rogers to capture five of the last six games for a shocking 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7/5) triumph.
The 34-year-old Serbian cruised past 121st-ranked Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 at Arthur Ashe Stadium to book a third-round date with 2014 US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori
US Open 2021: Novak Djokovic launches calendar Slam quest with win; qualifier stuns Pablo Carreno Busta
Fourth-seeded Zverev, coming off Japan gold and a title two weeks ago at Cincinnati, dispatched American Sam Querrey 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 in a first-round match at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Top-seeded Russian Medvedev opened his week in the second round after a bye and staged a fightback to overhaul Kazakh Alexander Bublik 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Kei Nishikori beats Lloyd Harris in straight sets, advances to first ATP semi-final in two years at Citi Open
Kei Nishikori, 31-year-old Japanese star, the 2014 US Open runner-up, will play in his first ATP semi-final since April 2019 at Barcelona.
World number one Djokovic, who has already sealed the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon titles this season, brushed aside Nishikori 6-2, 6-0 in just 70 minutes.
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Novak Djokovic ‘getting better and better’ after straight sets thrashing of Kei Nishikori to enter semis
The world number one, chasing a calendar Golden Grand Slam, ended home interest in the tennis with a ruthless 6-2, 6-0 victory in only 70 minutes.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'Pressure is a privilege', says Novak Djokovic as he aims to keep Golden Slam bid intact
World number one Djokovic is trying to become the first man to win all four Grand Slams and Olympic gold in the same year, and emulate the feat achieved by Steffi Graf in 1988.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kei Nishikori hopes Japan's gold rush can inspire him to overcome Novak Djokovic
Nishikori, who earned bronze five years ago in Rio, is aiming to wreck Djokovic's pursuit of a Golden Slam in Tokyo and keep alive his dream of becoming Japan's first Olympic tennis champion.
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Nishikori said he had not reached out to Osaka following her defeat, but planned to message her to show his support.
Williams needed three sets to get by Mihaela Buzarnescu in the previous round and she clearly did not want to go the distance again this time, beating Collins 6-4, 6-4.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori says no spectators at Games 'not going to be fun'
Nishikori, who made it to the last 16 of the 2021 French Open on Friday, said he desperately wants to see the Games take place with fans.
French Open 2021: Kei Nishikori says he feels like he’s ‘played five matches already’ after winning back-to-back five-setters
Nishikori needed four hours to see off Russian 23rd seed Karen Khachanov 4-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Court Philippe Chatrier. In the first round, he also needed four hours to beat Italian qualifier Alessandro Giannessi.
French Open 2021: Pablo Andujar stuns Dominic Thiem in first round; Naomi Osaka threatened with disqualification
Osaka's defiant stand overshadowed the opening day of the 2021 French Open which saw two-time runner-up Dominic Thiem crash at the first hurdle.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: ‘I have mixed feelings’, golfer Hideki Matsuyama latest Japanese star to voice doubts over safety of Games
Matsuyama's comments come after tennis star Naomi Osaka said she was "not really sure" the Tokyo Games should go ahead, with fellow player Kei Nishikori also urging a discussion on the wisdom of staging the event.
"In a normal world I would never consider missing the Olympics. There is no doubt about that," said Nadal. "(But) Under these circumstances, I don't know. Let's see what's going on in the next couple of months."
More than 10,000 athletes from 200 countries and regions are set to travel to Tokyo for the Games, with a decision expected in June on how many domestic fans, if any at all, can attend.