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The growing aura of Novak Djokovic

Updated: September 15, 2011, 12:59 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The cold, hard numbers already said that Novak Djokovic was having one of the most memorable seasons tennis has ever seen. But the great escape he added to his historically great year Saturday, when he roared back from two sets and then two match points down to knock off Roger Federer and move into Monday's U.S. Open final opposite Rafael Nadal, added the sort of anecdotal evidence that will be talked about even longer.

That's the way it usually goes with the sort of remarkable ...

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