US OPEN 2018 Final. Serbia’s veteran tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro on Sunday to win his third US Open title of the career. Djokovic beat Del Potro 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 in the Mains Singles Final of the fourth and final Grand Slam of the year i.e US Open.
US Open 2011 and 2014 Champion Djokovic defeated Kei Nishikori of Japan and made it to the final. While due to retirement of Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals, Del Potro had entered the title.
Serbian star Novak Djokovic won his career’s 14th Grand Slam as well as defeating the 2009 champion and third seeded Argentine del Potro. This was the eighth finals of Djokovic at the US Open.
Along with this, Djokovic has reached an overnight record of 15-4 in the last 10 years, against Del Potro. He has also won in 2007 and 2012 in US Open against Del Potro.
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Along with this victory, Djokovic equaled former great American Pete Sampras, who made history by winning 14 Grand Slam titles. Now with 14 titles Djokovic is at third place after Roger Federer (20) and Rafael Nadal (17) in winning the most men’s singles Grand Slams.
The match Summary of US OPEN 2018 Final
In the first set of men’s singles finals, Novak Djokovic was completely dominant and he won the first set very easily by 6-3. But in the second set, the third seeded player fought hard.
For the second set, Djokovic had to sweat more to win. The match in the second set was exciting for the last time and the result of the set came out through a tie breaker. Despite the strong stroke of Potro, Djokovic made this set 7-6 (7-4), making a strong 2-0 lead in the match.
In the third set, Djokovic did not have to work as hard as the second set and won 6-3.