Rafael Nadal, a 33-year-old professional Spanish tennis player, achieved his 19th Grand Slam title, defeating Daniil Medvedev, a first-time US Open finalist. Nadal successfully won his fourth US Open title, taking him one step closer to the all-time record of Roger Federer, who has won 20 Grand Slam titles. Nadal is currently ranked number two in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals. He has previously been ranked world number one for 196 consecutive weeks. Nadal has won 12 French Open titles, four US Open titles, two Wimbledon titles and one Australian Open.