US Open Tennis: 10 Things You Need to Know the Men's Final

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US Open Tennis: 10 Things You Need to Know the Men's Final
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The 2011 US Open men's final is an intriguing matchup between two of tennis' best players in recent memory, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Nadal is the defending champion of the US Open and beat Djokovic in that final.

However this year, Djokovic has had the upper hand against the Spaniard and is 5-0 against Nadal this season, with all those matches being finals, including this year's Wimbledon.

With a win, Djokovic will become the seventh man to win three Grand Slam titles in a calendar year. A victory for Nadal would give him his second consecutive US Open crown and an 11th Grand Slam title.

Let's look at 10 things you need to know about this final.

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