September 11, 2017 / 4:45 AM / 10 days ago

Factbox: List of U.S. Open men's singles champions

Sept 10, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Rafael Nadal of Spain with the US Open Trophy after beating Kevin Anderson of South Africa in the men's final in Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

(Reuters) - List of U.S. Open men’s singles champions since the open era began in 1968:

2017 - Rafael Nadal (Spain) beat Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 6-3 6-3 6-4

2016 - Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 6-7(1) 6-4 7-5 6-3

2015 - Djokovic beat Roger Federer (Switzerland) 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4

2014 - Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat Kei Nishikori (Japan) 6-3 6-3 6-3

2013 - Nadal beat Djokovic 6-2 3-6 6-4 6-1

2012 - Andy Murray (Britain) beat Djokovic 7-6(10) 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2

2011 - Djokovic beat Nadal 6-2 6-4 6-7(3) 6-1

2010 - Nadal beat Djokovic (Serbia) 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-2

2009 - Juan Martin Del Potro beat Federer 3-6 7-6(5) 4-6 7-6(4) 6-2

2008 - Federer beat Murray 6-2 7-5 6-2

2007 - Federer beat Djokovic 7-6(4) 7-6(2) 6-4

2006 - Federer beat Andy Roddick (U.S.) 6-2 4-6 7-5 6-1

2005 - Federer beat Andre Agassi (U.S.) 6-3 2-6 7-6(1) 6-1

2004 - Federer beat Lleyton Hewitt (Australia) 6-0 7-6 6-0

2003 - Roddick beat Juan Carlos Ferrero (Spain) 6-3 7-6 6-3

2002 - Pete Sampras (U.S.) beat Agassi 6-3 6-4 5-7 6-4

2001 - Hewitt beat Sampras 7-6(4) 6-1 6-1

2000 - Marat Safin (Russia) beat Sampras 6-4 6-3 6-3

1999 - Agassi beat Todd Martin (U.S.) 6-4 6-7 6-7 6-3 6-2

1998 - Patrick Rafter (Australia) beat Mark Philippoussis (Australia) 6-3 3-6 6-2 6-0

1997 - Rafter beat Greg Rusedski (Britain) 6-3 6-2 4-6 7-5

1996 - Sampras beat Michael Chang (U.S.) 6-1 6-4 7-6(3)

1995 - Sampras beat Agassi 6-4 6-3 4-6 7-5

1994 - Agassi beat Michael Stich (Germany) 6-1 7-6 7-5

1993 - Sampras beat Cedric Pioline (France) 6-4 6-4 6-3

1992 - Stefan Edberg (Sweden) beat Sampras 3-6 6-4 7-6 6-2

1991 - Edberg beat Jim Courier (U.S.) 6-2 6-4 6-0

1990 - Sampras beat Agassi 6-4 6-3 6-2

1989 - Boris Becker (Germany) beat Ivan Lendl (Czechoslovakia) 7-6 1-6 6-3 7-6

1988 - Mats Wilander (Sweden) beat Lendl 6-4 4-6 6-3 5-7 6-4

1987 - Lendl beat Wilander 6-7 6-0 7-6 6-4

1986 - Lendl beat Miloslav Mecir (Czechoslovakia) 6-4 6-2 6-0

1985 - Lendl beat John McEnroe (U.S.) 7-6 6-3 6-4

1984 - McEnroe beat Lendl 6-3 6-4 6-1

1983 - Jimmy Connors (U.S.) beat Lendl 6-3 6-7 7-5 6-0

1982 - Connors beat Lendl 6-3 6-2 4-6 6-4

1981 - McEnroe beat Bjorn Borg (Sweden) 4-6 6-2 6-4 6-3

1980 - McEnroe beat Borg 7-6 6-1 6-7 5-7 6-4

1979 - McEnroe beat Vitas Gerulaitis (U.S.) 7-5 6-3 6-3

1978 - Connors beat Borg 6-4 6-2 6-2

1977 - Guillermo Vilas (Argentina) beat Connors 2-6 6-3 7-5 6-0

1976 - Connors beat Borg 6-4 3-6 7-6 6-4

1975 - Manuel Orantes (Spain) beat Connors 6-4 6-3 6-3

1974 - Connors beat Ken Rosewall (Australia) 6-1 6-0 6-1

1973 - John Newcombe (Australia) beat Jan Kodes (Czechoslovakia) 6-4 1-6 4-6 6-2 6-2

1972 - Ilie Nastase (Romania) beat Arthur Ashe (U.S.) 3-6 6-3 6-7 6-4 6-3

1971 - Stan Smith (U.S.) beat Kodes 3-6 6-3 6-2 7-6

1970 - Rosewall beat Tony Roche (Australia) 2-6 6-4 7-6 6-3

1969 - Rod Laver (Australia) beat Roche 7-9 6-1 6-2 6-2

1968 - Arthur Ashe beat Tom Okker (Netherlands) 14-12 5-7 6-3 3-6 6-3

Editing by Frank Pingue

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