US Open Tennis 1 Day 2 “Seismic”: Nadal-Djokovic

On September 13, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic created history, Federer regretted being a witness.

Nadal-Djokovic “rips open” history, Federer hugs

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are the top 3 tennis players in the world at the moment. At the US Open Tennis, they are also the players with the most championships in the Open Era (after 1969). Specifically, Federer led with 5 championships (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008), Nadal 4 times (2010, 2013, 2017, 2019) and Djokovic had 3 times to enjoy the joy of victory (2011, 2015, 2018 ).

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Nadal and Djokovic (left, right) make miracles on September 13, Federer (middle) must be a witness

The US Open Tennis 2019 tournament ends on 9/9, but the times before the finals usually took place on 13/9 and in 2 of those cup matches such as Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal made history.

At the 2010 US Open final, 24-year-old Rafael Nadal, after winning the championship of Roland Garros and Wimbledon, continued to beat Novak Djokovic in the Grand Slam final in the US. It was September 13, 2010, “Gaur” in addition to winning the US Open Tennis for the first time, he also became the first Spanish player to have the Grand Slam in the US since Manuel Orantes (1975).

In the US Open Tennis final on September 13, 2015, “The Djoker” won a somewhat easy victory over Federer (6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4) to win the 2nd US Open Tennis in his career. The Serbian tennis player then set a record, becoming the male tennis player to reach all four Grand Slam finals in the same year (Open Era), before only Rod Laver and Federer did this.

US Open Tennis champion: Nadal makes Federer – Djokovic standstill “

After winning the US Open Tennis, Rafael Nadal balanced the big title hunt with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.

Rafael Nadal created an emotional match lasting for five sets against Daniil Medvedev in the US Open Tennis final. In the end, the Spaniard won after nearly 5 hours of play and earned the 19th Grand Slam title of his career.

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Nadal balances the number of major titles with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic

Thus, Nadal has more than 3 Grand Slam titles compared to Djokovic while just 1 more Grand Slam title to close the gap with Roger Federer. It is also the fourth-largest title of this year for the Spaniard after Roland Garros, Rome Masters and Rogers Cup.

According to ATP statistics, Rafael Nadal has leveled the total number of major titles (Grand Slam, ATP 1000 and ATP Finals) with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic with the same 54 titles. “Express train” leads the way in winning Grand Slam (20 times) and ATP Finals (6 times) but inferior to the other two players in the ATP 1000 title hunting campaigns.

Rafael Nadal is the player who won the most ATP 1000 titles (35 times) but never won the ATP Finals. Meanwhile, Djokovic “stands in the middle” when they own all three types of titles on, but not much more prominent.

It is worth noting that Nadal has reached 54 major titles with only 182 times attending major tournaments, averaging 3.4 times of attendance/champion. Meanwhile, this figure of Federer is much larger with 231 times attended and the average rate is 4.3 times attendance/champion.
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