Djokovic's intense match against Alcaraz in Cincinnati prompted a surprising game-changer.
Djokovic defied expectations, serving and volleying behind his second serve – a tactic that paid off big time.
Djokovic's slow second serve exploited Alcaraz's deep return position, allowing him to volley effectively.
Djokovic executed this tactic six times, winning all points, showing exceptional control and skill.
Facing heat exhaustion, Djokovic's serve-and-volley approach shifted the momentum in his favor.
Notable moments included a critical match point and a slice second serve, both successfully executed.
Alcaraz struggled with 37 return errors, unable to counter Djokovic's strategic adaptation
Move: Djokovic's unexpected approach, combined with his tactical prowess, secured him a thrilling victory.