U.S. OPEN: Djokovic beats Nadal to win first title
Published 09/12/2011, Associated Press
Returning brilliantly, swatting winners from all angles, the No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic beat defending champion Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-1 Monday night in a final chock-full of lengthy, mesmerizing points to earn his first U.S. Open title and third Grand Slam trophy of 2011.Word count: 1399
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