As It Happened: Rafael Nadal beats Kevin Anderson to win 2017 U.S. Open Title

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Sunday September 10th, 2017

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal defeated No. 28-seed Kevin Anderson in straight sets in Sunday's final, winning 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to capture the 2017 U.S. Open title.

Nadal, 31, was playing in his fourth U.S. Open final and his first since winning in 2013, while Anderson was making his first Grand Slam final appearance. With his win, the Spaniard claimed his third U.S. Open and 16th career Grand Slam title.

Relive Nadal's triumph and the entire match as it happened below.

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