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Nadal proves to be too much for Djokovic in U.S. Open final

Rafa Nadal beat top-seeded Novak Djokovic 6-2 3-6 6-4 6-1 to win his second U.S. Open title

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Tennis great Rod Laver poses between Rafael Nadal of Spain (L) and Novak Djokovic of Serbia before their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, returns a shot to Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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The feet of Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, leave the ground as he serves against Rafael Nadal, of Spain, during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns a shot to Rafael Nadal, of Spain, during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, reacts after a point against Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, reacts after a point against Rafael Nadal, of Spain, during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, falls to the court as he misses a shot to Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia gestures towards the box as he faces Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain during his men's singles final against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the U.S. Open in New York, Sept. 9, 2013.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013. IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts to a missed point against Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, reacts after a long point against Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia ducks down to hit a return to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, reacts after a long point against Rafael Nadal, of Spain, during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates a point against Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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The sun sets behind the Manhattan skyline as spectators watch play between Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, and Rafael Nadal, of Spain, at Arthur Ashe Stadium during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia reaches down to hit a return to Rafael Nadal (L) of Spain during their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates a point against Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, sits down after losing the third set to Rafael Nadal, of Spain, during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, falls to the court after defeating Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, right, greets Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, at the net after winning the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain embraces his trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain raises his trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain bites his trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.

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