Sep 10, 2012; Queens, NY, USA; Novak Djokovic (SRB) falls to the ground during his match against Andy Murray (GBR) in the men's singles final on day fifteen of the 2012 US Open at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Let the game begin
A general view of a large American flag on the court before the men's singles final between Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Great Britain's Andy Murray on Monday, Sept. 10.
All tied up
Before this US Open final, Djokovic and Murray had played four times this year, each winning twice.
Acting the part
Scottish movie star Sean Connery has been watching countryman Andy Murray throughout the second week of the US Open, including crashing Murray's semifinal press conference. So of course, he makes an appearance at the final.
Britain's Andy Murray reacts after a point against Novak Djokovic in the 2012 US Open men's final.
Find the sweet spot
Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a backhand to Andy Murray during the first set of play.
Make a play
Novak Djokovic plays a backhand during the first set of the final against Andy Murray.
Take a spill
Novak Djokovic falls to the ground during the second set against Andy Murray.
Set it up
Andy Murray reacts during the second set of the men's US Open final against Novak Djokovic. Murray won the first two sets 7-6 (12), 7-5.
I'm trying, guys
Serbia's Novak Djokovic gestures during the men's final match at the US Open. Djokovic lost the first two sets to Andy Murray.
Andy Murray begins the second set with a 4-1 lead before Djokovic came back to tie it at 5. But Murray won the set 7-5 to take a two sets to love lead in the best-of-five sets match.
Stars come out
Actors Jon Hamm (bottom left), Jennifer Westfeldt (next to Hamm) and Patrick Stewart (bottom right) take in a little tennis on a Monday.
Just one game?
Serbia's Novak Djokovic says a little prayer during his match against Andy Murray. Murray won the first two sets, but Djokovic came back to win the third.
Let's go, Andy!
Kim Sears cheers on her boyfriend Andy Murray during the men's final match.
As if the tennis action weren't enough of a treat, spectators could enjoy this view of the New York City skyline at sunset from Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Andy Murray serves to Novak Djokovic during the US Open men's final match.
Short of it
Andy Murray tugs on his shorts during his match against Novak Djokovic.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic battled back from two sets down to even the match and force a fifth and decisive set.
State of shock?
Andy Murray of Great Britain falls to the ground after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the men's singles final. Murray defeated Djokovic 7-6 (12), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 to win his first Grand Slam title.
Andy Murray finally gets to kiss the championship trophy at a Grand Slam. Murray defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets to win the 2012 US Open.