The Serb wins the Grand Slam for the 14th time (photo credit: Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic has won his 14th Grand Slam title after defeating Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open final on Sunday.

Djokovic, 31, saw off the Argentine 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 to earn his third triumph in New York and equal American great Pete Sampras’ haul of major trophies.

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With this win, the Serb, who won Wimbledon in July, will move to fourth in the ranking.

On his part, the third-seeded Del Potro, 29, was playing his first Grand Slam final since winning the 2009 US Open.