World number one Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in the US Open final match to lift up the title for the second time. This is his 10th Grand Slam title.
The Serbian star has won it in four dramatic sets with 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4.
Djokovic took the first set 6-4. And Federer came strong in the second one with 7-5. But Djokovic recovered quickly by winning two straight sets 6-4 & 6-4.
Djokovic has won Wimbledon, Australian open and US Open, but yet to win a French open title.
Where as, the Swiss star Federer missed out a great opportunity to win his fifth US Open title all together.
The legendary, Federer tops in the list of highest number of grand slam titles ever.
|Roger Federer – 17|
|Pete Sampras, Rafael Nadal – 14|
|Roy Emerson – 12|
|Rod Laver, Bjorn Borg – 11|
|Bill Tilden, Novak Djokovic – 10|
Djokovic said: ‘It was a very difficult match, I have a tremendous respect for Roger, playing the best player in history adds to the pressure.
‘I knew he was going to be very aggressive and not drop his level too much. I was serving at 5-2 in the fourth and Roger showed why he is a champion. I was fortunate to come up with some big serves in that last game.’
Federer said: ‘I had a wonderful last two weeks, I’m pleased with where my game is at. I enjoyed it and I thought it was a great match.’