Originally Posted by krosero
I think this is the first time in the Open Era that somebody was #1 for the year on the basis of an AO victory, not paired with any other Slam win.
Nastase and Kuerten have both made #1 with only a RG victory. It's happened many times with Wimbledon and the USO.
Nasty won a few Masters Cup as well as USO in that time
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