NEW YORK – Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic defeated Juan Martin del Potro to clinch his third US Open title on Sunday.
The 31-year-old beat Argentinian world quantity three Del Potro with a 6-Three, 7-6 (7/four), 6-Three taking him degree with Pete Sampras´s mark of 14 Grand Slams.
It was Djokovic´s 15th win over the Argentine and his fifth in 5 on the Slams.
The Serbian tennis star, the champion in 2011 and 2015, was taking part in his eighth remaining in New York.
🏆🏆🏆@djokernole defeats Del Potro 6-Three, 7-6, 6-Three to win his third title in Flushing Meadows!
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 9, 2018
Djokovic is now simply three Slams behind Rafael Nadal and 6 again from the report 20 held by Roger Federer.
He missed final 12 months´s match with an elbow damage which despatched his profession right into a mini-crisis.
For Del Potro, it was a heartbreaking expertise coming in simply his second Slam remaining, 9 years after he was topped US Open champion.