Rafael Nadal celebrates ‘unforgettable’ US Open triumph | Tennis News |

Rafael Nadal celebrates 'unforgettable' US Open triumph | Tennis News |

Rafael Nadal celebrates 'unforgettable' US Open triumph | Tennis News |

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Rafael Nadal says he will never forget his US Open final win over Daniil Medvedev

Rafael Nadal says he will never forget his US Open final win over Daniil Medvedev

Rafael Nadal says his “unforgettable” US Open triumph against Daniil Medvedev has bolstered his legacy in tennis and admits it was “impossible” to hold in his emotions after his 19th Grand Slam title.

The 33-year-old Spaniard held off a thrilling fightback from first-time major finalist Medvedev to win in five sets on Sunday and seal his fourth title at Flushing Meadows.

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Nadal collapsed onto his back in celebration after an absorbing near five-hour epic and cried courtside as a video of his major wins was played on the Arthur Ashe Stadium after the match.

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