Roger Federer reportedly watched this year's US Open final between Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev. According to L'Equipe, the Basel native was staying up at 2:00 AM at his house in Switzerland with his wife Mirka and their four children.
They were in New York until a few days ago, as the 38-year-old lost to Grigor Dimitrov in the quarter-finals. Federer is recovering from a back injury and he is set to compete again in Geneva at the Laver Cup from 20 to 22 September The 18-time Grand Slam winner Martina Navratilova praised Rafael Nadal's 19th Grand Slam title after an amazing final against Daniil Medvedev at the US Open.
The former player said: “I think this ranks up there with his greatest ever wins. This is right up there with the Federer win in 2008. He had to dig so deep against a player playing way above a level he’s ever played in.
He just kept it together, kept playing, kept going for it. In the end, he prevails. 19 major titles. He’s a champion in every way”. Nadia Comaneci: "Amazing final." James Blake: "What a match. These guys are warriors.
So cool to see the emotion from Rafa after. He still wants every win so bad. Incredible 2 weeks of tennis." Mardy Fish: "Absolute warriors Rafa and Daniil. Congrats to both. What an incredible final." This is Nadal's 19th Grand Slam title.