In an exciting final at Flushing Meadows between Andy Murray of and Novak Djokovich, Andy Murray won by 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2. The Olympic champion once again made history by becoming the first Britisher to win a Grand Slam title since Fred Perry in 1936. That’s 76 years ago!!
Andy Murray gets not only the trophy but also $2.9 million reward for winning the tournament. Talk about all the hard work paying off ;)
Sporty coincidence of 2012
Grand slam no.1 Australian Open was won by World no.1 Novak Djokovich.
Grand slam no.2 French Open was won by World no.2 Rafael Nadal.
Grand slam no.3 Wimbledon was won by World no.3 Roger Federer.
Grand slam no.4 US Open was won by World no.4 Andy Murray.