US Open

US Open: Rafael Nadal on Sunday won his 19th Grand Slam title in an exciting manner, winning the US Open final, ahead of Russian Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4, to grab his fourth crown to New York. The 33-year-old Spanish left-hander switched to one of Roger Federer’s record men’s records with 20 Grand Slam wins and became New York’s second oldest open era champion after Ken Roswall in 1970 at the age of 35.

Number two in the world. Nadal received the top prize of $ 3.85 million at the Arthur Ashe Stadium and ended up in his US Open trophy in 2010, 2013 and 2017. Nadal, who participated in his fifth US Open match and the 27th Grand Slam Final, was the first person to qualify for five major titles after he turns 30. But this required a huge effort from the Spanish maestro, who almost became the first player to qualify for the finals after the leadership of two sets since Frederic Schroeder in 1949.

With Sunday’s victory, Nadal lags behind Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam titles, with 19. Novak Djokovic, the youngest of the Big Three at the age of 32, has a total of 16. Nadal also passed Djokovic with a fourth title US Open and now one shy of Federer’s record five.

“Tennis is more than a Grand Slam,” Nadal said after the victory. “I am honored to participate in this battle. All that I have achieved in my career is much more than I ever thought and what I dreamed. ”

Fifteen-year-old Medvedev, 23, failed in his first grand slam final tournament of his career. Nadal could not resist Medvedev’s next rally, and the Russians dug deep to take the fourth set and force the fifth. In the fifth set, Nadal defeated Medvedev in a rally with 28 shots to climb 3-2 in the fifth, and after trading breaks, Nadal closed the match to win the fifth set of 6-4.

“I fought for everything,” Medvedev said. “I think they [the crowd] appreciated it. Like I said, being a loser in the third [set], I won the game, and I felt that these guys wanted some more tennis. They cheered me up like crazy. ” “

“I knew that I had to leave my heart there for them. First of all, for yourself, but also for them. I think they saw it, and they appreciate it. I am grateful to them for this. ” At the revenge At the final of the Canadian Championship last month, Rafael Nadal defeated Daniel Medvedev with a score of 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in the US Open 2019 final among men on Sunday.

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal received his 19th Grand Slam title and his fourth US Open title against fifth seeded Daniil Medvedev at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Repeating the result of the previous meeting, when Nadal defeated Medvedev 6-3, 6-0 at their last meeting last month in the Rogers Cup, the couple took almost five hours to arrive at the result.

Taking part in Sunday’s championship match, Nadal was 25-1 in his last 26 Grand Slam finals when he won the first set. Nadal and Medvedev previously met each other once, before their meeting in Queens. Nadal won in sets 6: 6, 6: 0 in the final of the Rogers Cup in August.

The pair entered the US Open with the most ATP Tour wins this year, Medvedev 50 and Nadal 46. Although Medvedev did not close the season with his first Grand Slam title in his career, he still played spectacularly in the summer and was impressive ahead of tough judicial events and throughout his journey to the US Open finals In the Sunday finals, Medvedev did what few ATP Tour players are capable of, the Nadal rattle. He demonstrated a tremendous amount of emotional maturity in court and continued to fight for every point.

The last 12 Grand Slam tournaments have been won by Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic or Nadal. The last time a player outside the Big Three was to win a major championship when Stan Wavrinka defeated Djokovic in four sets at the 2016 US Open. In 2019, Nadal played in three Grand Slam finals, winning two out of three. He lost to Djokovic at the Australian Open this year, but then extended his own record with the 12th crown of the French Open in Paris.

Sunday was the first Grand Slam final with five sets against an opponent other than Federer or Djokovic, and the 19-time Grand Slam champion believes that Medvedev will have a much better chance in his career.

“The way he played is the path of the champion,” Nadal said of his opponent. “He has a great future. I really believe that he can win the Grand Slam. It is impossible to predict the future. But his career looks very, very good. ”

After a tense first set, which lasted 62 minutes, Nadal took second place. But the match turned Medvedev into the third set. After Nadal took his first chance to break in the third set, with a score of 3-1, Medvedev made his way to