Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer takes on Novak Djokovic in the final of the 2015 US OpenGetty

Roger Federer takes on Novak Djokovic in the final of the men's singles in the 2015 US Open on Sunday, 13 September.

Where to Watch Live

The match starts at 8.30pm BST on Sunday. Live coverage of the match is available on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 1 HD. Live scores and real-time internet updates are available on the US Open's official website.

Overview

The women's final at Flushing Meadows may have two unseeded players, ranked outside the top 30 in the world, but the men's singles has gone according to script. The world's two best tennis players take on each other in what will be the 42nd encounter between World No 1 Djokovic and World No 2 Federer.

The Swiss leads the way with 17 Grand Slam titles. Djokovic is currently on nine, but with the age difference between the two being six years, the Serb has plenty of time to try and catch up with the Swiss maestro. The two have played each other 41 times, with Federer just edging out Djokovic 21-20. The top seeds of the tournament are the only players to have beaten each other in all four major Grand Slams. There have been some great rivalries in the past like, Federer - Nadal, Stefan Edberg - Boris Becker and John McEnroe - Bjorn Borg, but many consider the current rivalry between the Serbian and the Swiss maestro to be the greatest due to the two being so evenly matched on all surfaces and competitions.

Federer and Djokovic took no time in dispatching their semi-final opponents in straight sets, and will be raring to go at each other on Sunday. This is the second Grand Slam final the duo will be contesting this year, after the Serbian star got the better of the Swiss in the Wimbledon final.

The former World No 1 will be keen to win at least one Grand Slam this year and prove a point to his naysayers, who had written off the greatest player in the history of the game due to his advancing years. Djokovic will want to reach double figures in his Grand Slam count and a win on Sunday will take him to 10 Grand Slams.

Roberta Vinci's shock win over Serena Williams will be remembered as one of the best matches in the history of the tournament, and possibly the 2015 season, but when the top two stars of men's tennis take the court, it usually goes the distance with the tennis reaching incredible heights.

Betting Odds (888Sport.com)

  • Federer to win: 13/12
  • Djokovic to win: 3/4

Head-To-Head

Federer has a 21-20 lead over Djokovic in overall meetings. They are the only two players who have beaten each other in all four Grand Slams.

US Open History

Federer has faced Djokovic five times in the US Open, with the Swiss triumphing three times. However, the recent clashes at Flushing Meadows have been won by the Serbian.