Rafael Nadal "very emotional" after US Open triumph

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Rafael Nadal admits that he is feeling "very emotional" after becoming the US Open champion.

Rafael Nadal has admitted that he was left feeling "very emotional" following his stunning victory over Novak Djokovic in the US Open final at Flushing Meadows.

The Spaniard beat the world number one 6-2 3-6 6-4 6-1 in New York to win his 13th career Grand Slam and the second major title of his season.

"I am very emotional obviously," he said. "Playing against Novak is also a very special feeling.

"He is an amazing player and I am sure that he will finish his career as one of the best in the history of the sport."

Nadal had previously won the US Open on one occasion when he defeated Djokovic in the 2010 final.

Rafael Nadal in action against Novak Djokovic during the US Open men's singles final on September 9, 2013
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