US Open

Huh? Nadal's already won?

2013-09-09 09:51
Rafael Nadal (AP)
Cape Town - If tennis' official ATP website is to be believed, Spain's Rafael Nadal has ALREADY won this year's US Open title at Flushing Meadows in New York.

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In actuality, Nadal will take on world No 1 Novak Djokovic in the final - scheduled for Monday night (22:30 SA time).

However, a look at the ATP website on Monday morning shows Nadal to have already been crowned champion - his 13th Grand Slam victory - although the score is yet to be determined.

Djokovic and Nadal will play for the 37th time on Monday, with Nadal currently holding a 21-15 head-to-head advantage.

It will be the fourth clash in 2013 between the pair, with Nadal ahead 2-1 to date, and, tellingly, having won their only hardcourt match-up in Montreal earlier this season.


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