World number one, Rafael Nadal cruised past South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in straight sets, beating him 6-3 6-3 6-4 in the US Open Final, at Flushing Meadows on Sunday. The 31 year old Spaniard claimed his third US Open grand slam and his first since 2013.

This is Nadal’s 16th Grand Slam title and is now 3 away from Roger Federer who is currently sitting on 19 Grand Slams.