USO: Why is it the only Slam currently producing winners outside the Big 3?
Last players other than Federer, Nadal or Djokovic (the Big 3) to win these Slams:
Australian Open: Marat Safin in 2005.
French Open: Gaston Gaudio in 2004.
Wimbledon: Lleyton Hewitt in 2002.
US Open : Juan Martin Del Potro in 2009, Andy Murray in 2012.
Compared to the other 3 Slams, the USO has shown itself to be more open to recent winners not named Federer, Nadal or Djokovic.
Why is this? Thoughts?
‘Oh my God, Andy, you look so sexy tonight!' (a text from Rafael Nadal to Andy Murray)