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.

GALLERY: Top 20 babes of the US Open

GALLERY: Serena Williams wins the US Open women's title

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.



 

Read more on:    us open  |  rafael nadal  |  novak djokovic  |  tennis
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
9 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk

Vote

Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.