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Rafael Nadal of Spain, left, and Novak Djokovic (Credit: AP )

Rafael Nadal of Spain, left, and Novak Djokovic of Serbia look on before the men's championship match at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

2011 U.S. Open

Photos from the 2011 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the trophy after
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the trophy after winning the men's championship match against Rafael Nadal. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the trophy
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the trophy after winning the men's championship match against Rafael Nadal of Spain. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Novak Djokovic kisses the ground after defeating Rafael
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Novak Djokovic kisses the ground after defeating Rafael Nadal. (Sept. 12, 2011)

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia, right, and Rafael Nadal
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia, right, and Rafael Nadal of Spain, poses for photographs with their trophy's after the men's championship match at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia, right, shakes hands with
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia, right, shakes hands with Rafael Nadal of Spain after the men's championship match at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to
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Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during a men's championship match at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during the men's
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during the men's championship match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Rafael Nadal serves against Novak Djokovic during the
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Rafael Nadal serves against Novak Djokovic during the first set. (Sept. 12, 2011)

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during the men's
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during the men's championship match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Rafael Nadal
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Rafael Nadal of Spain during the men's championship match at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot to
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot to Rafael Nadal of Spain during the men's championship match at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Novak Djokovic
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Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the men's championship match at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to
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Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the men's championship match at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

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Rafael Nadal of Spain, left, and Novak Djokovic
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Rafael Nadal of Spain, left, and Novak Djokovic of Serbia look on before the men's championship match at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot to
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot to Rafael Nadal of Spain during the men's championship match at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Rafael Nadal of Spain, left, and Novak Djokovic
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Rafael Nadal of Spain, left, and Novak Djokovic of Serbia look on before the men's championship match at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Rafael Nadal of Spain waves to the crowd
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Rafael Nadal of Spain waves to the crowd before the men's championship match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the U.S. Open. (Sept. 12, 2011)

Serena Williams hitting a forehand against Caroline Wozniacki
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Serena Williams hitting a forehand against Caroline Wozniacki in the first set of their semifinals match at the US Open. (Sept. 10, 2011)

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Samantha Stosur(AUS) serving against Angelique Kerber(GER) in
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Samantha Stosur(AUS) serving against Angelique Kerber(GER) in the second set during their semifinals match at the US Open. (Sept. 10, 2011)

Rafael Nadal celebrates his four set victory over
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Rafael Nadal celebrates his four set victory over Andy Murray in the men's semifinal. Nadal won in four sets 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2. (Sept. 10, 2011)

Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Roger Federer in
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Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Roger Federer in the men's semifinals 6-7 (9-7), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-5. (Sept. 10, 2011)

Caroline Wozniacki with the backhand against Svetlana Kuznetsova
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Caroline Wozniacki with the backhand against Svetlana Kuznetsova during their match. (Sept. 5, 2011)

Svetlana Kuznetsova with the backhand against Caroline Wozniacki
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Svetlana Kuznetsova with the backhand against Caroline Wozniacki during their match. (Sept. 5, 2011)

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites the ball during
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France bites the ball during his match against Mardy Fish during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (Sept. 5, 2011)

Mardy Fish reacts during the game against Jo-Wilfried
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Mardy Fish reacts during the game against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (Sept. 5, 2011)

Francoise Abanda of Canada returns a shot against
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Francoise Abanda of Canada returns a shot against Zarah Razafimahatratra of Madagascar during Day Eight of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Sept. 5, 2011)

Andrea Petkovic of Germany reacts against Carla Suarez
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Andrea Petkovic of Germany reacts against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain during Day 8 of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Sept. 5, 2011)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot against
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot against Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine during Day 8 of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Sept. 5, 2011)

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot against
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot against Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine during Day 8 of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Sept. 5, 2011)

Serena Williams returns a shot to Ana Ivanovic
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Serena Williams returns a shot to Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (Sept. 5, 2011)

Serena Williams returns a shot to Ana Ivanovic
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Serena Williams returns a shot to Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011.

Serena Williams returns a shot to Ana Ivanovic
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Serena Williams returns a shot to Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011.

Serena Williams reacts during her match against Ana
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Serena Williams reacts during her match against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011.

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Serena Williams returns a shot to Ana Ivanovic
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Serena Williams returns a shot to Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011.

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia returns a shot to
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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia returns a shot to Francesca Schiavone of Italy during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011.

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia reacts during her match
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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia reacts during her match against Francesca Schiavone of Italy during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (Sept. 5, 2011)

Francesca Schiavone of Italy reacts against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
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Francesca Schiavone of Italy reacts against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia during the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 5, 2011.

Francesca Schiavone of Italy returns a shot against
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Francesca Schiavone of Italy returns a shot against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia during the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Sept. 5, 2011)

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Francesca Schiavone of Italy serves against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
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Francesca Schiavone of Italy serves against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia during Day Eight of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 5, 2011.

Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia uses ice to cool
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Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia uses ice to cool down during his match against Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011.

Janko Tipsarevicof of Serbia returns a shot to
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Janko Tipsarevicof of Serbia returns a shot to Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain during a Men's single match at the US Open tennis tournament September 5, 2011 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.

Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia returns to Juan Carlos
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Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia returns to Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (Sept. 5, 2011)

Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia serves to Juan Carlos
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Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia serves to Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011.

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Ana Ivanovic of Serbia reacts during her match
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Ana Ivanovic of Serbia reacts during her match against Sloane Stephens of the USA at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (Sept. 3, 2011)

Sloane Stephens of the USA serves to Ana
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Sloane Stephens of the USA serves to Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (Sept. 3, 2011)

Mardy Fish of the USA serves to Kevin
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Mardy Fish of the USA serves to Kevin Anderson of South Africa during the U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 3, 2011)

Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns the ball
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns the ball to Mardy Fish of the USA during the U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 3, 2011)

Serena Williams of the USA runs to the
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Serena Williams of the USA runs to the net to try to return the ball to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (Sept. 3, 2011)

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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus returns the ball to
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus returns the ball to Serena Williams of the USA during the U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 3, 2011)

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus returns the ball to
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus returns the ball to Serena Williams of the USA during the U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 3, 2011)

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