Nadal takes US Open Title
Rafael Nadal, of Spain, beat Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, to win the men’s singles final of the U.S. Open. The 31-year-old has returned to the top of the world rankings and this win takes the number of Grand Slam singles titles he has won during his career to 16, second only to Roger Federer.
During the match, Nadal’s 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win produced tennis that Anderson was unable to match. Nadal’s mastership and command meant that Anderson had no break points at all, whilst on the other hand, Anderson had to fight off 12 deuces and save four break points to win his first three service games.
Like Nadal, Anderson is a big-hitter, but in comparison to Nadal he looked meak, after two hours and 27 minutes it was all over and the crowd were treated to the image of Nadal biting the champion’s trophy.