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USAs åpne dag 14: Daniil Medvedev motarbeider Novak Djokovics bud på 2021 smeller

USAs åpne dag 14: Daniil Medvedev motarbeider Novak Djokovics bud på 2021 smeller
There was a fittingly dramatic end to a wild US Open.

Daniil Medvedev ended Novak Djokovic’s quest for history – for now – by securing his maiden grand slam title in New York.

Djokovic had been bidding to become the first man since Rod Laver i 1969 to win the calendar Grand Slam and the first ever to win a 21st major singles title.

But he succumbed to the pressure and fell at the last hurdle, with 25-year-old Russian Medvedev winning 6-4 6-4 6-4.

Picture of the day

Daniil Medvedev’s video game-inspired celebration (Seth Wenig/AP)

Dagens tweet

Dagens sitat

Russians know how to celebrate. Hopefully I will not get in the news.

Daniil Medvedev

Alcott gets the beers in

Australia’s Dylan Alcott is one of the game’s great characters and he fully seized his moment in the stands on Arthur Ashe after completing the Golden Slam in the wheelchair quad singles.

Anniversary present

Battle of the generations

Zhang Shuai and Sam Stosur lift the women’s doubles trophy (Elise Amendola/AP)

Australia’s Sam Stosur celebrated the 10th anniversary of her singles title in New York by winning the women’s doubles alongside China’s Zhang Shuai. The pair’s combined age of 69 var 33 years more than that of their opponents – teenagers Coco Gauff and Caty McNally who were bidding for a first slam title.

Roll of honour

Emma Raducanu claimed a stunning triumph (Elise Amendola/AP)

Men’s singles: Novak Djokovic (Serbia)Women’s singles: Emma Raducanu (Storbritannia)Men’s doubles: Rajeev Ram (USA) and Joe Salisbury (Storbritannia)Women’s doubles: Sam Stosur (Australia) and Zhang Shuai (Kina)Mixed doubles: Desirae Krawczyk (USA) and Joe Salisbury (Storbritannia)Boys’ singles: Daniel Rincon (Spania)Girls’ singles: Robin Montgomery (USA)Boys’ doubles: Max Westphal (Frankrike) and Coleman Wong (Hong Kong)Girls’ doubles: Ashlyn Krueger and Robin Montgomery (USA)Men’s wheelchair singles: Shingo Kunieda (Japan)Women’s wheelchair singles: Diede De Groot (Nederland)Men’s wheelchair doubles: Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid (Storbritannia)Women’s wheelchair doubles: Diede De Groot and Aniek Van Koot (Nederland)Quad wheelchair singles: Dylan Alcott (Australia)Quad wheelchair doubles: Sam Schroder and Niels Vink (Nederland)