Novak Djokovic beat Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3 to win the US Open on Sunday for his twenty fourth Grand Slam title, breaking a tie with Serena Williams for essentially the most main singles championships within the Open period, and equaling Margaret Courtroom’s all-time singles document.
On the age of 36, the No. 2-seeded Djokovic turned the oldest man to win the US Open within the Open period, which started in 1968.
A 12 months after lacking the US Open due to the USA’ restrictions on vacationers not vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19, Djokovic secured his fourth title in New York by defeating the No. 3-seeded Medvedev in a rematch of their 2021 closing at Flushing Meadows, which Medvedev gained in straight units to disclaim Djokovic what would have been the primary calendar-year Grand Slam in males’s tennis since 1969.
For the third time in his profession, Djokovic made it to the finals of all 4 majors, and provides to his victories on the Australian Open in January and French Open in June. He misplaced within the Wimbledon closing to Carlos Alcaraz, whom he’ll substitute at No. 1 this week.
Medvedev, a 27-year-old from Russia, was showing in his third US Open closing in 5 years and his fifth main title match in all. The 2021 US Open stays his lone Grand Slam win.
The match was performed with the roof closed at Arthur Ashe Stadium due to the potential for dangerous climate.
The Related Press contributed to this report.