Novak Djokovic becomes oldest man to win U.S. Open with straight sets victory over Daniil Medvedev

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NEW YORK —Novak Djokovic looked like he lost his legs. The champ collapsed to the court in a heap of exhaustion during a marathon second set, breathing heavily right after losing a 31-shot rally to Daniil Medvedev. In the next game, Djokovic dropped a 28-shot rally and positioned his racket on the court like a cane to hold himself up. The scene Sunday night left the impression that Djokovic, at 36 years old, was going to lose the battle of attrition against his younger opponent. But then Djokovic found another gear. He tends to do that in big moments. Not only did the Serbian recover to win th…

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