Rafael Nadal defeats Novak Djokovic to win the 2013 US Open!

Rafael Nadal defeated top seed Novak Djokovic to win his second US Open title in New York today.

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Rafa dominated the first set and broke twice to take the set 6-2. The second set went Djokovic’s way, with Rafa being broken twice and losing the set at 3-6. The third set challenged both players to push their limits and play at a higher level. Despite being up a break, Djokovic couldn’t hold his lead and Rafa took the set 6-4. Rafa broke early in the fourth set to establish a 2-0 lead, then cemented the set and the championship with a score of 6-1.

Here’s to an undefeated hard court season! Vamos Rafa!

 

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8 comments

  1. Way to go , CHAMP ! So Happy and Proud of U….

    Keep up the magnificent play !

    Your a great inspiration and great guy .

    Good for U ….

    All the best of health and more .

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  2. SUPER CONGRATULAZIONI RAFA!!!!!!! Sono ancora emozionata ho appena finito di vedere il tuo trionfo:ho pianto per la commozione!!!! Bravo Bravo Bravo!!!!!!!!!!! Un augurio affettuoso a tutto il team, zio Toni, TinTin, Barbadillo e tutti compresa la famiglia. VAMOS SIEMPRE

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  3. Fantastic victory Rafa! One of the.most important in Nadal’s career and a true statement showing who is the world’s best tennis player…of all times!!

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