Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev US Open 2019 Final Highlights – Rafael Nadal won his 19th Grand Slam title after defeating Russian Daniil Medvedev in an exhilarating fightback for one of the greatest US Open finals. Spain’s Nadal who is 33 now won 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, & 6-4 against the fifth seed in New York at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. Nadal who was the second seed was cruising at two sets and a breakpoint only for Medvedev to force a decider.
Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev US Open 2019 Final Highlights
Suddenly Nadal lost his momentum with the Russian. Using this to his advantage, the final went on for 4 hours and 50 minutes, only 4 minutes less than the longest US Open final. This victory puts Nadal closer to his best friend and biggest rival Roger Federer as now just a single Grand Slam separates the two. Nadal said, “This has been one of the most emotional nights in my tennis career. It has been an amazing final. It has been a crazy match!” After taking his third match point, Nadal fell onto the ground with his hands over his face, the Spaniard in his own signature style showed what ‘tennis’ and ‘giving your best every time’ means to him.
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Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev US Open 2019 Final Highlights – Medvedev congratulated Rafael Nadal on his win and said that winning a 19th grand slam is absolutely crazy and outrageous. Slight tears rolled out of his eyes as the highlights reel for Nadal started to play in the background. Medvedev had been booed by the crowd earlier in the tournament but saw a shift in the sentiments of the crowd as the tournament went on. The crowd lifted up the Russians’ spirits after a wonderful game of Tennis. Ultimately, it was too late as he was unable to become the first man outside the ‘Big Three’ to claim one of the sport’s biggest prizes since Stan Wawrinka’s victory in US Open 2016.
Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev US Open 2019 Final Highlights – The Big Three have won the last 12 Grand Slams after the Spaniard lifted the trophy in New York for the fourth time. Now, Nadal has the chance to draw level with 38-year-old Swiss who was nine titles better off than his long-time rival in 2007, at the Australian Open in January.
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