Rafael Nadal of Spain holds the championship trophy as he celebrates his 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 win over Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the Men's Finals at the US Open 2010 tennis tournament September 13, 2010 in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro from Argentina (R) kisses his trophy during a photo shoot at the top of the Empire State Building in New York on September 15, 2009. Del Potro is celebrating after his stunning 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 victory Monday over Swiss superstar Roger Federer, snapping Federer's five-year US Open title run in his Grand Slam debut. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts after winning his men's final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain in the US Open tennis tournament on September 8, 2008 at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates with the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia by a score of 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/2), 6-4 to win the US Open men's title for a fourth consecutive time 09 September 2007 in Flushing Meadows. AFP PHOTO/Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Roger Federer wins the mens final against Andy Roddick at the 2006 US Open at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Queens, NY on September 9, 2006.
during the final of the US Open at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on September 11, 2005 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York.
Roger Federer wins the men's singles final September 12, 2004 at the 2004 US Open in New York. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
FLUSHING, NY - SEPTEMBER 7: Andy Roddick kisses the winner's trophy after defeating Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain during the US Open men's singles final at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on September 7, 2003 in Flushing, New York. Roddick defeated Ferrero 6/3, 7/6(2), 6/3.?(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
FLUSHING MEADOWS, UNITED STATES: Pete Sampras of the US (R-Center) celebrates with his wife Bridgette Wilson (L-Center) his win over Andre Agassi of the US at the end of their men's singles final match at the US Open Tennis Tournament 08 September, 2002 at Flushing Meadows, NY. Sampras won his 14th grand slam title over Agassi 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4. AFP PHOTO/TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
FLUSHING MEADOWS, UNITED STATES: Fourth seeded Lleyton Hewitt of Australia accepts the champion's trophy from President of the USTA Merv Heller (R) during ceremonies after he defeated tenth seeded Pete Sampras (rear) in the men's singles final at the US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York, 09 September 2001. Hewitt defeated Sampras 7-6, 6-1, 6-1. AFP PHOTO/Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
FLUSHING MEADOWS, UNITED STATES: Marat Safin of Russia carries the US Open trophy around Arthur Ashe stadium after he beat Pete Sampras of the US in the men's final of the US Open Tennis Tournament 10 September, 2000 in Flushing Meadows, NY. Safin won 6-4, 6-3, 6-3. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
FLUSHING MEADOWS, UNITED STATES: Number two seeded Andre Agassi, of the US, celebrates his victory over number seven seeded and compatriot Todd Martin 12 September, 1999, at the US Open Men's Finals in Flushing Meadows. Agassi won the match 6-4, 6-7, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO Matt CAMPBELL (Photo credit should read MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)
9 Sep 1998: Third-seeded Patrick Rafter clenches his fist after he successfully defended his 1997 US Open Men''s title Sunday with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 victory over fellow Aussie Mark Philippoussis during the 1998 US Open in Flushing, New York. Rafter''s victory gave the US Open its second consecutive repeat champion. Pete Sampras won in 1995-96.
7 Sep 1997: Patrick Rafter of Australia kisses the trophy after beating Greg Rusedski to win the Mens Singles title at the US Open in Flushing Meadow, New York, USA. Rafter won the match in four sets 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5. Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/Allsport
8 Sep 1996: Pete Sampras of the USA smiles as he holds up the trophy after winning the mens singles final of the US Open Tennis Championships in Flushing Meadows, New York. Mandatory Credit: Shaun Botterill/Allsport
10 Sep 1995: PETE SAMPRAS OF THE USA HOLDS UP THE TROPHY AS HE REJOICES AT HIS VICTORY AGAINST ANDRE AGASSI IN THE FINAL OF THE MENS SINGLES AT THE US OPEN IN FLUSHING MEADOW, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES.
11 SEP 1994: ANDRE AGASSI KISSES THE TROPHY AFTER HIS VICTORY OVER MICHAEL STICH IN THE MENS FINAL OF THE US OPEN AT FLUSHING MEADOWS, NEW YORK. Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/ALLSPORT
FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Pete Sampras of the U.S. raises his arms in victory over France's Cedric Pioline 12 September 1993 after winning the men's championship at the 1993 U.S. Open in New York. Sampras won match 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 for his second U.S. Open title. (Photo credit should read CAROL NEWSOM/AFP/Getty Images)
Stefan Edberg of Sweden kisses the trophy after winning the mens final during the US Open at Flushing Meadows. (credit: Simon Bruty/Allsport)
SEP 1990: PETE SAMPRAS OF THE UNITED STATES LIFTS THE TROPHY AFTER WINNING THE 1990 US OPEN AT FLUSHING MEADOWS NEW YORK.
Categories: US Open