Novak Djokovic has again denied Roger Federer another slice of tennis history, taking out the men’s US Open final in New York.
The world No.1 repelled a spirited fightback from Federer to carve out a 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4 victory in a riveting final at Flushing Meadows.
Djokovic’s triumph secured the 28-year-old Serb his 10th grand slam title, placing him alongside American Bill Tilden in equal seventh place on the all-time men’s grand slam leaderboard.
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Federer has been hoping to secure a record sixth title and 18th major.