Rafael Nadal Beat South Africa’s Kevin Anderson To Win 2017 US Open

World number one Rafael Nadal has won his 16th career Grand Slam title after defeating South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in the US Open final.

The 31-year-Old Spaniard defeated Grand Slam final debutant Kevin Anderson 6-3 6-3 6-4 in front of a full Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York to claim his third US Open trophy.

A very happy Nadal told reporters after the victory: “It’s just unbelievable what happened this year,”

“After a couple of years with some troubles, injuries, sometimes playing not good – since the beginning of the season it has been very, very emotional.”

Nadal is now just three Grand Slam away from matching Roger Federer’s record 19 majors