US Open Championship

Number one seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the trophy after his win over number two seed Rafael Nadal of Spain in the men's final at the US Open tennis tournament September 12, 2011 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic Wins U.S. Open

Novak Djokovic held on to beat defending champion Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-1 Monday in a final filled with lengthy, mesmerizing points to win his first U.S. Open championship and third Grand Slam trophy of the year.