Rafael Nadal captured his 19th career Grand Slam title in thrilling fashion on Sunday by winning the US Open final, outlasting Russia's Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 to seize his fourth crown in New York. The 33-year-old Spanish left-hander moved one shy of Roger Federer's all-time men's record 20 Grand Slam triumphs and became the second-oldest New York champion in the Open era after Ken Rosewall in 1970 at age 35.
Highlights between Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev, US Open 2019 Men's Singles Final at Arthur Ashe Stadium
- 04:05 (IST)Sep 09, 2019
- 03:25 (IST)Sep 09, 2019
Nadal breaks to lead 4-2 in the second set!Rafael Nadal races to 30-love, before Medvedev kills the bounce of the return shot from Nadal to make it 15-30. Medvedev then makes an unforced error, plays it away from the line to allow Nadal take a 40-15 lead. Medvedev then hits the net and Nadal takes the game!
- 01:54 (IST)Sep 09, 2019
Game Nadal!Rafael Nadal starts with a 122mph serve. Nadal plays a beautiful cross court forehand early to take a 30-love lead, Medvedev comes back to make it 30-all. Nadal makes an unforced error plays away from the line. The Russian then hits the net to make it 40-all. Medvedev hits the net again to allow Nadal take the first game