Djokovic's Dominant Victory

Novak Djokovic defeated American Ben Shelton in the U.S. Open semifinals with a score of 6-3, 6-2, 7-6.

Home Crowd Unfazed 

Djokovic did not let the home crowd favorite, Shelton, affect his momentum in the match. 

Djokovic's Motivation 

Djokovic's motivation is fueled by Grand Slam events.  

Shelton's Confidence 

Confident 20-year-old Shelton faced the 23-time Grand Slam champion without nerves." 

Experience vs. Youth  

Djokovic's experience prevails over Shelton's youth. 

Djokovic's Tactical Prowess   

The Serbian player excelled in longer rallies, often tiring out Shelton or creating opportunities to win points. 

Thrilling Third Set  

Shortened sentence: "Shelton had a set point at 5-4 in the third set, but Djokovic held on, leading to a tiebreaker. 

Djokovic's New World No. 1 Ranking  

"Djokovic secures world No. 1 ranking, irrespective of U.S. Open result, thanks to his absence last year."