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The 23-year-old won the crowd over during his run to the final, where he was attempting to become the youngest Grand Slam champion since Juan Martin del Potro won the US Open in 2009.
Rafael Nadal leads 7-5 against Daniil Medvedev in the US Open final.
Bianca Andreescu kept Katie Volynets on the run with superior net play and fended off four of five break points in a gritty defensive performance in front of her supporters.
The year's final Grand Slam showdown starts Monday with top-ranked Djokovic, Federer and Nadal having combined to win the past 11 Grand Slam titles.
Novak Djokovic is still the favourite to win the US Open having won three titles, including two Grand Slams, on three different surfaces this year.
Despite fitness concerns and a title drought that stretches back to the 2017 Australian Open, bookmakers are backing Serena Williams to capture her 24th Grand Slam at the US Open.
Serena next faces Germany's Carina Witthoeft, with a possible third-round clash with 16th-seeded sister Venus in the offing.
Novak Djokovic is the favourite to win his third US Open title.