• Tennis legend Rod Laver with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic before the start of the final
  • Nadal's girlfiend Xisca Perello and sister Isabel were in attendance
  • As was Sir Sean Connery
  • And fellow actor Alec Baldwin, alongside wife Hilaria Thomas
  • Nadal raced through the opening set 6-2
  • Djokovic held serve to start the second set...
  • ... and has to be at his athletic best to keep the pressure on
  • Nadal  towels off between games
  • Nadal ties his bandana during a break
  • Djokovic reacts after forcing a break
  • Nadal proves his point, though...
  • ... and Djokovic starts to feel the heat
  • Nadal collapses to the deck after winning the final
  • The two old rivals shake hands
  • Nadal faces the media
  • Nadal with the US Open trophy

US Open - Day 15

Tennis legend Rod Laver with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic before the start of the final