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World No. 2 Rafael Nadal scripted his name on the prestigious title of US Open 2019 after thrashing Russia’s Daniil Medvedev with an impressive scoreline of 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 on Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium. The 33-year-old Spanish left-hander took four hours and 50 minutes to register his fourth US Open title in the illustrious final.

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The entire crowd of Arthur Ashe Stadium was engulfed in a tensed situation as anything could have happened at that moment. Both Rafa and Medvedev came out with all guns blazing right at the beginning of the most important match of the tournament. The continuous support of the energetic fans along with the roaring chants boosted the confidence of Nadal and Medvedev in the nail-biting game.

Though it was not that easy for Nadal to win his 19th career Grand Slam title but nothing is impossible when Nadal comes to his best. After a terrific two-set win in the game, Nadal felt a jolt in the momentum in the third set as the Russian superstar tried to get back in the match. But this was not enough to knock Rafa down in the finals. As a result, Nadal sealed the battle with a perfect win against strong opponent Daniil Medvedev.

Here’s see some amazing highlights of the action-pack US Open final between World No. 2 Rafael Nadal and Russian star Daniil Medvedev:

Rafa finished in style

After clinching the overwhelming victory, the Spanish great expressed his feeling at the end of the eve, “this victory is so important for me. Especially as the match became more and more difficult. I was able to hold the nerves. They were so high. It was a crazy match and I’m just very emotional”. While Nadal’s opponent Medvedev praised him during the trophy ceremony by saying, “the way you are playing is a big joke. It’s very tough to play against you. Because of the crowd, I was fighting like hell.

On the other side in women’s singles, 15th-ranked Bianca Andreescu of Canada outclassed World No. 8 Serena Williams in the final showdown to clinch her maiden Grand Slam title at US Open 2019. The young sensation Andreescu shocked the 23-time Grand Slam champion with a rollercoaster 6-3, 7-5 win in the grand final on Saturday atΒ Arthur Ashe Stadium. With this unbelievable win, the Canadian teen became the youngest Grand Slam winner after Maria Sharapova at 2006 US Open tournament. This was the fourth time when Williams fell short after coming so close to her win. Earlier in 2019 Wimbledon finals also she faced painful defeat against Romanian star Simona Halep.

 

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