Tuesday, September 13, 2011

U.S. OPEN, Djokovic Nadal leaves no chance



Novak Djokovic (24) has the third attempt, the first U.S. Open win.The winner over the moon: "It still sounds somehow unreal, but feels great."

The world ranked first defeat of Serbia on Monday (local time) in a high class final in New York to 4:09 hours the Spanish defending champion Rafael Nadal 6:2, 6:4, 6:7 (3:7), 6:1 . Djokovic had lost the year before the finale of the fourth and final Grand Slam tournament of the year against the left-hander from the holiday island of Majorca yet in four sets.

Nadal appears as gracious in defeat: "I'm obviously disappointed, but Novak does not currently simply incredible stuff."

After Djokovic's third Grand Slam title of the year had won the tennis star kissed the Centre Court at Wimbledon As the 24-year-old Serb in four sets kept the upper hand against the brave fighting Spaniards.

For his victory in front of 22 547 spectators in the sold-out Arthur Ashe arena Djokovic pocketed a prize money of 1.8 million U.S. dollars (approximately € 1.3 million) and expanded his lead in the world rankings. Nadal has to deal with a check for $ 900,000 consolation.

Djokovic had won earlier this year the Australian Open and Wimbledon and also here in the final in London against Nadalprevailed.

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