US Open Glance

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A look at Monday's play at the $34.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

WEATHER: Mostly sunny and cool. Match time temperature of 73.


RESULTS: Men's Singles Final: No. 2 Rafael Nadal won his 13th Grand Slam title, defeating No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in 3 hours, 21 minutes. Nadal broke a tie with Roy Emerson for third-most Grand Slam men's singles titles.

STAT OF THE DAY: Rafael Nadal is 22-0 on hard courts this year with four titles.

STAT OF THE TOURNAMENT: Both Rafael Nadal, and women's singles champion Serena Williams, earned $3.6 million for their titles. Each took first place in the U.S. Open Series, adding $1 million to their earnings.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: ''Very, very emotional, no? Probably only my team knows how much (this) means for me.'' - Rafael Nadal.

ON THIS DATE (Sept. 10, 1989): Boris Becker beat Ivan Lendl to become the first German man to win a U.S. Open title. For Lendl, it was his eighth straight U.S. final, tying him with Bill Tilden for most all-time.

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