New Delhi: Tennis player Rafael Nadal has won the title of US Open 2019. Spain's Nadal won the title by defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the final. World number two player Nadal defeated Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in a match lasting nearly 5 hours and clinched his 19th Grand Slam title. However, Nadal had to struggle a lot with world number five Medvedev to win.
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Rafael Nadal has captured the US Open for the fourth time (2010, 2013, 2017, 2019). Earlier, he won the title at the US Open in 2017. At the same time, the dream of winning the title of 23-year-old Medvedev, who played the first Grand Slam, remained incomplete. With this Grand Slam victory, 33-year-old Rafael Nadal is just one title away from equaling his biggest rival Roger Federer. 38-year-old Roger Federer of Switzerland tops the 20 Grand Slam singles title.
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However, he is currently ranked number three in the world. Nadal entered the finals by beating the 25th ranked Italian player Matteo Berrettini 7-6, 6-4, 6-1 in successive sets. In another semi-final match, fifth-ranked Medvedev defeated Grigor Dimitrov of 78th-ranked Bulgaria 7-6, 6-4, 6-3. Nadal has also won the trophy for Men's Singles of the US Open as well as the French Open from 2005 to 2008, 2010 to 2014 and 2017 to 2019.
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