Roger Federer wins US OpenTennis championship
Roger Federer won his 13th Grand Slam crown and 5th consecutive US Open tennis title on Monday, defeating British 6th seed Andy Murray 6-2, 7-5, 6-2. Federer stretched his US Open match win streak to 34 and took home the top prize of $1.5 million.
Federer’s 56th career crown placed him second on the all-time Slam title list, one more than Roy Emerson and one below the career record 14 won by Pete Sampras. It was the 13th title in 38 Slam events for Federer, five fewer Slams than it took Sampras to capture his 13th major title.