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Nadal beats Medvedev in marathon match to win US Open

New York: Spanish ace Rafael Nadal has received the US Open for the fourth time, slogging via a marathon five-set thriller towards Russia’s Daniil Medvedev within the males’s singles closing.

Nadal outlasted Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-Four in 4 hours and 49 minutes in entrance of an electrical Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sunday, surviving a shocking comeback by the Russian, ATP Tour reported.

With the victory, the Spaniard claimed his fourth US Open title.

Nadal made his opponent work for each level and overcame the aggressive Russian in one of the vital gripping five-set finals within the Grand Slam historical past.

Medvedev, 23, rallied from two units and a break right down to pressure a decider. However, displaying his trademark struggle, expertise and unrelenting resolve, the 33-year-old Nadal fought off his challenger to cross the end line in an exciting trend.

Together with his 19th Grand Slam victory, Nadal closes the hole to only one on Swiss legend Roger Federer within the all-time title chase.

He has additionally moved to 3 forward of Novak Djokovic for solo second place on the listing.

Nadal has continued his spectacular run of kind, extending his successful streak to 10 straight matches, and bettering to 26-1 in his previous 5 tournaments.

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