Djokovic wins US Open for 14th major title

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, serves to Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, during the men's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Novak Djokovic won his second straight major title and 14th overall, beating Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the U.S. Open.

With his third championship at Flushing Meadows, Djokovic matched Pete Sampras for third on the career list for Grand Slam titles. Roger Federer has 20 titles and Rafael Nadal 17.

Djokovic continued a remarkable summer after missing the end of last season with a right elbow injury. He won Wimbledon and a Masters event in Cincinnati.

Del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, remains with that lone major title.