Rafael Nadal celebrates ‘unforgettable’ US Open triumph
Rafael Nadal says his”unforgettable” US Open victory against Daniil Medvedev has bolstered his own heritage from tennis and admits it was”impossible” to hold in his emotions after his 19th Grand Slam title.
Even the 33-year-old Spaniard held a thrilling fightback from first-time major finalist Medvedev off seal on his fourth title and to triumph in five sets on Sunday.
Nadal fell onto his back in celebration following an absorbing near epic and cried courtside for a video of his wins had been played after the game.
“This trophy means everything to me today,” said Nadal.
“Personal satisfaction of this manner that I resisted these challenging minutes is very high.
“The emotions have been there seeing all the success, all the moments that came to my head… Yeah, I tried to hold the emotionbut in a few minutes it was hopeless.”
Nadal appeared place to record a regular – if – straight-sets success before Medvedev hit back to offer a US Open timeless when he led by two sets and a rest.
“At precisely the exact identical time, Daniil created this moment too,” he explained. “The way he fought, how he played, is a champion way. Only well done . I truly feel he will have a lot more chances”
Asked to spell out the size of his most recent achievement, the world No 2 added:”The way that the match became very dramatic at the conclusion, making this day memorable… portion of my own history of the sport.”
Focus shifted to the debate around which member of this’Big Three’ will complete their livelihood with the many Grand Slam titles.
While he moved three names clear of world Number 1 Novak Djokovic nadal moved over one of linking the one time haul of 20 of 38-year-old Roger Federer in the men’s game.
“I’m honoured to be part of this battle [with Federer and Djokovic]. But I really feel that I will not be happier or less happy in this happens or doesn’t happen,” said the Spaniard, who first won a Grand Slam at the 2005 French Open.
“I am not going to exercise daily or never play tennis for it. I’m playing with tennis since I really like to play tennis.
“I can not only think about Grand Slams, no more? Tennis is over Grand Slams. I want to consider the rest of the things.
“I play to be happy. Needless to say, the success today makes me happy. All the things that I achieved in my profession are much more than just what I ever thought along with what I ever dreamed.”
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