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Novak Djokovic beats Juan Martin del Potro to win third US Open title

Novak Djokovic dismissed Juan Martin Del Potro 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3 to collect his third U.S. Open title on Sunday.

A clinical Novak Djokovic dismissed Juan Martin Del Potro 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3 to collect his third U.S. Open title on Sunday, giving him 14 Grand Slams to move into a tie for third on the all-time list alongside Pete Sampras. A season that started gloomily with elbow surgery after the Australian Open is turning into a brilliant finish for the 31-year-old Serb who has now won three of his last four events including back-to-back majors at Wimbledon and Flushing Meadows. (Source: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports)

Sept 9, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the U.S. Open trophy after beating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in the men's final on day fourteen of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Source: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)

Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, and Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, pose for photos after Djokovic defeated del Potro in the men's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in New York. (Source: AP)

Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina and Novak Djokovic of Serbia pose with the runner-up and championship trophies (respectively) on day fourteen of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Source: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates with the championship trophy after his match against Juan Mart’n Del Potro of Argentina (not pictured) in the men's final on day fourteen of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Source: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates a service break in the 3rd set against Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in the men's final on day fourteen of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Source: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning a game against Juan Mart’n Del Potro of Argentina (not pictured) in the men's final on day fourteen of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Source: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)