Rafael Nadal becomes seventh men, as he created history to win the Career Grand Slam and first since Rod Laver in 1969 to win all three in Succession French Open, Wimbledon and US Open.
Rafael Nadal won US Open and Career Grand Slams by defeating World No. 3 Jokovich in Finals by 6-4, 5-7, 9-4, 6-2
Rafael Nadal joined the ranks of the all-time greats of tennis as he beat Novak Djokovic to win the US Open and complete his sets of Grand Slam titles.
The Spaniard, 24, won a rain-interrupted final 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-2 at Flushing Meadows in New York.
Nadal’s first US Open victory takes him to nine Grand Slam titles.
And he becomes only the seventh man in history to complete the set of major titles – Wimbledon, the French, Australian and US Opens.
US OPEN Tournament Information
US Opens Played: 7
Event(s) Entered: Men’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: Semi Finalist (2008, 2009)
Best Doubles Performance: Semi Finalist (2004)
Rafael Nadal Grand Slam Single Results
Rafael Nadal Showing Some Action in US Open Finals against Novan Jokovich