US OPEN 2011 (Men’s Singles)
World No 1 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat World No 2 Rafael Nadal (Spain).
- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia beat defending champion Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (3-7), 6-1 to win the US Open men’s final in blustery Flushing Meadows.
- This is Djokovic’s first US Open title and the third Grand Slam title of the year after victories at the Australian Open and Wimbledon.
- Djokovic is the sixth man in history to win three Grand Slam titles in a year after Rod Laver, Jimmy Connors, Mats Wilander, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.