US Open 2014—Flushing Meadows, New York

Croatian Marin Cilic won his first-ever Grand Slam title at the US Open on Monday, defeating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. Hitting 17 aces and breaking serve on five occasions, Cilic hit 38 winners to only 27 unforced errors. Taking home three million dollars for his victory, Cilic won his third meeting against Nishikori in eight meetings. Nishikori, who was looking for the first major title of his career, defeated Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic on the way to the finals. Both Cilic and Nishikori will now be ranked in the top 10.


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