Rafael Nadal won the men's 2017 Us Open Final by defeating Kevin Anderson in a match that lasted 2 hours and 30 minutes. After easily beating Juan Martin Del Potro in Friday's semi final match, Rafael Nadal dominated once again and won his 16th Grand Slam. Anderson was no match for the legendary Spaniard, who won the match 6-3,6-3,6-4. This was Nadal's second grand slam title of the year after winning the French Open in June.

Nadal dominantly wins his third US Open title

Rafael Nadal was a huge favorite in this match and he didn't disappoint. In the first set, Nadal broke Anderson's serve twice and won the set 6-3 after 59 minutes of playing.

He broke his opponent's serve in the 7th and the 9th game of the match, easily winning the set. He continued his superb play in the second set, breaking his opponent's serve in the 6th game and winning the set 6-3 once again after 40 minutes of playing. In the third set, Nadal broke his opponent's serve in the first game taking an early lead. He saved his serve until the end of the set and won the set 6-4 after 51 minutes of playing. Anderson played very well in this year's US Open, but on Sunday he didn't stand a chance against Nadal.

Nadal's path to the final

Rafael Nadal was a number one seed in the 2017 US Open. In the first round, he defeated an unranked Serbian Dusan Lajovic 3-0 in a match that lasted 2 hours and 20 minutes. In the second round, he won a match against Taro Daniel after playing for 2 hours and 56 minutes and advanced to the third round where he faced Leonardo Mayer.

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He defeated the Argentinian 3-1 to secure a spot in the fourth round match against Alexandr Dolgopolov. Dolgopolov didn't stand a chance against the Spaniard and lost the match 3-0. The quarter final gave us a match between Nadal and Rublev. Nadal easily defeated the young Russian and went on to play and beat Juan Martin Del Potro in the semi final. Nadal showed the entire world why he is the world's number one and one of the best players to ever step on the tennis court.

Another Grand Slam title for the Spaniard in his amazing career

This was Rafael Nadal's 23rd Grand Slam Final and his 16th victory. Most of his wins are from the French Open, where he has won 10 titles. He won the Australian Open in 2009 and won Wimbledon in 2008 and 2010. This was his fourth US Open Final and his third victory. He won the title in 2009 and 2013, both times beating Novak Djokovic in the final. He is now a step closer to Roger Federer's record of 19 Grand Slam titles and will finish the year as the world's number 1. We hope Rafa will be around for a long time because the world of tennis just isn't the same without him.