Novak Djokovic strengthened his place atop men’s tennis with a four-set, four-hour win against Rafael Nadal in the U.S. Open final, becoming the sixth man to win three Grand Slam championships in a single year.
Novak Djokovic won more than a title at the U.S. Open. He charmed crowds that cheered for his opponent in the semifinals and pleaded with him to double fault three years ago.
After ending a 76-year British men’s tennis drought with a victory that took almost five hours, Andy Murray struggled to turn a grimace into a smile as he accepted the U.S. Open winner’s trophy.
Novak Djokovic outlasted Rafael Nadal in the longest Grand Slam final in history to win the Australian Open for a third time.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal won semifinal matches to set up the first U.S. Open men’s championship rematch in 23 years, while Serena Williams moved within one victory of her fourth women’s title.
Andy Murray overcame top seed Novak Djokovic to win the Wimbledon title and end Britain’s 77-year wait for a male champion at the All England Club.
Novak Djokovic is feeling confident enough to target a tennis feat that hasn’t been accomplished in 43 years -- a men’s Grand Slam sweep.