Tennis-List of U.S. Open men's singles champions

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NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Reuters) - List of U.S. Open men's singles champions since tennis turned professional in 1968. 2012 Andy Murray (Britain) beat Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 7-6 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2 2011 Djokovic (Serbia) beat Rafa Nadal (Spain) 6-2 6-4 6-7 6-1 2010 Nadal beat Djokovic 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-2 2009 Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina) beat Roger Federer (Switzerland) 3-6 7-6 4-6 7-6 6-2 2008 Federer beat Murray 6-2 7-5 6-2 2007 Federer beat Djokovic 7-6 7-6 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 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 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 Pat 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 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 Ashe beat Tom Okker (Netherlands) 14-12 5-7 6-3 3-6 6-3

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