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Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer to win 2015 US Open Men’s Singles title

Sep 14, 2015 09:32 IST

Novak Djokovic on 13 September 2015 won the US Open Men’s Singles title. In the summit clash held at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, the Serbian defeated Roger Federer 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4.

For Djokovic, it was a second US Open singles title and a 10th Grand Slam singles title. With this, he tied up himself with Bill Tilden for seventh place on the career list.

However, Federer, a Swiss player, still remains on top of the list with 17 Grand Slam singles titles.

Till now, they have played 42 times and Djokovic’s recent victory tied the series 21-21.

In 2015, Djokovic joined Federer and Rod Laver as the only men in the Open era to reach all four major finals. His only defeat came in the final of the French Open against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland.

The 2014 title was won by Marin Cilic. He belongs to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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