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Last Updated: Sunday, 10 September 2006, 21:57 GMT 22:57 UK
US Open men's final photos

Roger Federer (left) and Andy Roddick

Roger Federer and Andy Roddick pose for the obligatory pre-match photo before their US Open final at Flushing Meadows

Andy Roddick, Martina Navratilova and Roger Federer

Martina Navratilova, who was earlier inducted into the US Open's Court of Champions, carries out the coin toss

Elin Nordegren, Tiger Woods and Mirka Vavrinec

Tiger Woods and wife Elin Nordegren (left) are guests in Federer's player's box alongside the champion's girlfriend, Mirka Vavrinec

Roger Federer

In a repeat of his semi-final, the world number one from Switzerland starts fast and opens up a 5-0 lead

Andy Roddick

Roddick finally registers on the scoreboard in the sixth game, but Federer takes the first set 6-2 with his third break of serve

Andy Roddick

Roddick sticks to his attacking game plan and grabs a break of serve at the start of the second set

Andy Roddick

And Roddick makes a huge breakthrough after his many defeats to Federer by levelling at one-set all

Roger Federer

Federer takes the crucial third set with a break in game 12 and races into a 5-1 lead in the fourth

Roger Federer

Federer takes his second championship point to win a third successive US Open title and ninth Grand Slam crown

Roger Federer

Federer is the first man in the Open era to win three successive Wimbledon and US Open titles in the same years

Andy Roddick

Roddick must come to terms with a third Grand Slam final loss to Federer and an 11th career defeat to the Swiss

Andy Roddick and Roger Federer

Roddick looks on as Federer lifts yet another trophy, while the American must wait for his second Grand Slam victory

Roger Federer

Federer has now won three Grand Slam titles in a year on two occasions and next year will try for that elusive French Open win



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US Open women's final photos
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