Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal sent a special message to former Moroccan tennis player Karim El Alami, moments after the Matador crowned the US Open on Sunday.
Nadal beat Russian Daniel Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 and won his fourth title at the US Open. The Big Four crowned with 20 titles.
Nadal did not hold himself after the end of the game and shed tears to celebrate the end of the game, which lasted for five hours, and said after watching a video of his 19 major titles on the stadium screen "stunning final.
Emotional nights in my career. "
The Spanish star took advantage of the occasion and sent a special message to his Moroccan friend Karim El Alami, and expressed his condolences after the death of Alami's son weeks ago in a traffic accident.
"I would like to remember something terrible that happened a few weeks ago to my friend Karim Alami who lost his eldest son. He is a dear friend and he was a great tennis player. This is an opportunity to send a big hug to him and his family with my best wishes," Nadal said.
Yannis, 16, son of Karim Alami, died in a road accident in Bali on August 16.
Alami, 46, is considered the most prominent Moroccan tennis player and starred in the late nineties and early this century, and the best ranking reached during his career is ranked 25th in the world.