Us open 2013 Features
- After injury and illness, a surprisingly triumphant season for Nadal
Since returning from an long injury lay-off, Rafael Nadal has won 10 titles, including his eighth French Open and his second US Open.
- How a loss helped Rafael Nadal regain footing against Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic held a strong mental and tactical edge over Rafael Nadal two years back. Nadal's loss to the Serbian in the 2011 US Open final was the turning point in the rivalry between the world's two best-ranked players.
- Now at 13 Slam titles, Rafael Nadal's gaining on Roger Federer
Nadal acknowledged there was something special about his latest trophy because he watched last year's US Open on TV from the sofa back home in Spain, sidelined by a left knee injury that forced him off the tour for about seven months.
- Classic Nadal, civility and all
You evolve. You grow. What does not change is Rafael Nadal's demeanor, win or lose.
- A champion on all surfaces
Rafael Nadal was once known as the champion of clay. By beating Novak Djokovic in the US Open final, the Spaniard has put a defining exclamation mark on his abilities to play on any surface.
- Top five moments of Leander Paes' career
In a career spanning 24 years, Leander Paes has smashed his way to success many a time just like he did on Sunday in the US Open by winning the men's doubles title, for his 14th major. NDTV picks top five picture perfect moments in Paes' career.
- US Open triumph will help Leander qualify for world doubles finals, says Paes Sr
Vece Paes, father of Leander, says his son has always had the talent and the skill to scale new highs and that his recent US Open 2013 men's double win will only propel him towards more glory.
- Leander Paes: Story of a tennis braveheart who continues to conquer peaks
The 40-year-old Leander Paes partnered Radek Stepanek to the US Open men's doubles crown - his third at the Arthur Ashe Stadium and 14th Grand Slam title overall.
- Leander Paes: I dedicate this US Open win to Richard Leach, father of my tennis guru, Rick
Arguably India's best-known tennis star, Leander Paes says age is not a deterrent. He speaks about the importance of a team game and how hard work always pays off.
- Once the sport of teenagers, Tennis grows older and stronger
It was only a generation ago, in a less-evolved state of the sport, that a high school student could finish sophomore year and write her summer essay, "How I Won a Grand Slam Tournament."