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  1. Enceladus

    Happy 40th Birthday, Lleyton Hewitt!

    Lleyton Hewitt, who is celebrating his 40th birthday today, spent a total of 80 weeks at the beginning of the 3rd millennium as the world's number one of men's tennis. When he first reached the top of the rankings in November 2001, he was 20 years old and nine months old, a record to this day...
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    Match Stats/Report - Hewitt vs Sampras, US Open final, 2001

    Lleyton Hewitt beat Pete Sampras 7-6(4), 6-1, 6-1 in the US Open final, 2001 on hard court It was Hewitt's first Slam title. Sampras had not won a title since previous years Wimbledon and would ultimately end that run at the following years US Open Hewitt won 100 points, Sampras 76...
  3. RaulRamirez

    Collective Big 3 Dominance: Why Less So at US Open?

    Like them, love them, like some or one of them, I still marvel at what tennis fans have been witnessing these last (roughly) 18 seasons. Even though I followed tennis- and many other men's and women's players - before The Big 3 emerged, I admit to enjoying this era. While on the one hand it's...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Hewitt, US Open final, 2004

    Roger Federer beat Lleyton Hewitt 6-0, 7-6(3), 6-0 in in the US Open final, 2004 on hard court It was Federer's 3rd Slam title of the year and first off 5 consecutive US Open titles. Hewitt had previously won the title in 2001 Federer won 100 points, Hewitt 64 Serve Stats Federer... -...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Anderson, US Open final, 2017

    Rafael Nadal beat Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in the US Open final, 2017 on hard court It was Nadal's third US Open title and first hard title since early 2014. Anderson was playing his first Slam final and would go onto reach the next Wimbledon final also Nadal won 102 points...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Sampras vs Wilander, US Open second round & Chesnokov vs Wilander, French Open quarter-final, 1989

    Pete Sampras beat Mats Wilander 5-7, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the US Open second round, 1989 on hard court Wilander was the defending champion. Sampras was 18 years old and would go onto win the title the following year. Sampras would go onto lose in the fourth round to Jay Berger Sampras won...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs McEnroe, US Open semi-final, 1990

    Pete Sampras beat John McEnroe 6-2, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the US Open semi-final, 1990 on hard court Sampras would go onto beat Andre Agassi in the final to win his first Slam title. He was 19 years old and became the youngest player ever to win the US Open. McEnroe was unseeded and this would...
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    Tri Match Stats/Reports - Edberg vs Lendl, US Open semi-final, 1991, Australian Open & US Open quarter-finals, 1992

    Stefan Edberg beat Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in the US Open semi-final, 1991 on hard court Edberg would go onto beat Jim Courier in the final to win his first US Open title. This would turn out to be Lendl's last Slam semi. Earlier in the year, the two had met at same stage at Australian...
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    Theim and Zverev final was one of the best US Open Finals of the 2000s

    After watching such a magnificent display of grit and effort I have to say that this final was one that should go down in history. After watching this match I immediately told all of my players that this is what the next level of tennis is. Breaking through all the barriers to get to the podium...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Borg, US Open final, 1981

    John McEnroe beat Bjorn Borg 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3 in the US Open final, 1981 on hard court The win gave McEnroe his third consecutive title at the event and was Borg's 4th runner-up finish. McEnroe had recently also beaten Borg in the Wimbledon final. This would turn out to be...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Gerulaitis, US Open final, 1979

    John McEnroe beat Vitas Gerulaitis 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 in the US Open final, 1979 on hard court It was McEnroe's first Slam title and he would go onto win the next 2 US Opens also. It was Gerulaitis' sole US Open final and he would go onto be runner-up at the next French Open McEnroe won...
  12. Enceladus

    Sampras On Maiden US Open Title: 'It Was A Little Too Soon'

    https://www.atptour.com/en/news/sampras-henman-atp-champions-tour-legends-live A few days ago, on September 9, 30 years have passed since the first Grand Slam triumph of Pete Sampras, when he defeated his biggest rival Andre Agassi in the final. Pete was 19 years at the time of the triumph...
  13. RaulRamirez

    THE INCIDENT: Hours Later

    I'm not sure that I have a perfect perspective on this, but here goes: For tennis, it was a sad day. I don't understand anybody celebrating it, other than, perhaps, saying that the US Open made the correct decision, regardless of the status of the player in question. Those who are gloating...
  14. Enceladus

    2020 US Open - Official Thread for Women's Tennis

    Defending champion: Bianca Andreescu (will not defend the title due to knee problems) US Open winners from the past, who will participating in the 2020 edition: Serena Williams (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012-2014), Venus Williams (2000-2001), Kim Clijsters (2005, 2009-2010), Angelique Kerber (2016)...
  15. megamind

    @tennis_pro / bertini takes the summer thread

    now that The Nadal has opted out of the summer it is my logical conclusion that there is no one that can stop matt bertini from winning it all so i have create this thread so that we can anticipate and celebrate every one of @tennis_pro's wins this summer he is after all, the UTS champaign...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs McEnroe, US Open semi-final, 1982

    Ivan Lendl beat John McEnroe 6-4, 6-4, 7-6(6) in the US Open semi-final, 1982 on hard court Lendl would go onto lose the final to Jimmy Connors. The win was Lendl's 6th in a row over McEnroe - and he would win their next as well - and saw him make the final of the event for the first time...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Becker, US Open fourth round, 1992

    Ivan Lendl beat Boris Becker 6-7(4), 6-2, 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-4 in the US Open fourth round, 1992 on hard court It was Lendl's only win over Becker at a Slam, having lost the previous 5 (including in the US Open final '89). He would go onto lose to eventual champion Stefan Edberg in the...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Connors vs Lendl, US Open finals, 1982 & 1983

    Jimmy Connors beat Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in the US Open final, 1982 on hard court It was Connors' Open Era record 4th title at the event and he would go onto add a 5th the following year, a mark that has yet to be passed. He had recently won Wimbledon. Lendl was playing the first of...
  19. Enceladus

    Suggestion - Relocate US Open 2020 outside New York!

    The situation in New York is terrible, the state of New York is within the US states sovereign most affected by infection COVID-19. There is a growing concerns that this year's US Open, like Wimbledon 2020, will be canceled. The solution that could help USO 2020 is to change location. The US...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Lendl, US Open final, 1988

    Mats Wilander beat Ivan Lendl 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in the US Open final, 1988 on hard court The win gave Wilander his only US Open title, third Slam title of the year and moved him to number one in the ranking. Lendl had won the event the previous 3 years and was playing in his 7th...
  21. Enceladus

    A new type of hard surface at US Open

    After more than 40 years, the type of the hard surface will change at the US Open. Instead of DecoTurf, played since 1978, it will be played at Laykold. With his manufacturer, Advanced Polymer Technology, the organizers of New York's Grand Slam tournament signed a five-year contract.
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Wilander, US Open final, 1987

    Ivan Lendl beat Mats Wilander 6-7(7), 6-0, 7-6(4), 6-4 in the US Open final, 1987 on hard court It was Lendl's third title and third in a row at the event and would turn out to be his last. Wilander was playing his first US Open final, and would go onto win the title, beating Lendl...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs McEnroe, US Open quarter-final, 1987

    Ivan Lendl beat John McEnroe 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in the US Open quarter-final, 1987 on hard court Lendl would go onto win the event, beating Mats Wilander in the final. This was the 5th and last meeting between the pair at the event - Lendl had won in '82 and '85, McEnroe in '80 and '84...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Lendl, US Open final, 1984

    John McEnroe beat Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 in the US Open final, 1984 on hard court The win would turn out to be McEnroe's last Slam title. Earlier in the year, he'd lost the French Open final to Lendl and won Wimbledon. For Lendl, it was his 3rd straight runner-up showing at the event...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Lendl vs Connors, US Open semi-finals, 1985 & 1987

    Ivan Lendl beat Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-3, 7-5 in the US Open semi-final, 1985 on hard court Lendl would go onto beat John McEnroe in the final to claim his first Slam title. Connors was playing in his 12 consecutive semi at the event - a record for a Slam event. The two had...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Cahill, US Open semi-final, 1988

    Mats Wilander beat Darren Cahill 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 in the US Open semi-final, 1988 on hard court Wilander would go onto beat defending champion Ivan Lendl in the final, in reversal of the previous years finals. Winning the event gave Wilander his third Slam of the year - the first person to...
  27. WilPro

    Dunlop ATP vs Wilson US Open heavy duty

    I have two options buyin' new balls. What I am mostly interested is the bounce, consistency and durability, in this order. Thank you!
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Connors vs Borg, US Open final, 1978 & semi-final, 1981

    Jimmy Connors beat Bjorn Borg 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the US Open final, 1978 on hard court It was the first year the tournament had been played at Flushing Meadows and on hard court and this was Connors' 3rd title and 5th consecutive final. He had previously beaten Borg in the final 2 years ago and...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Borg, US Open final, 1976

    Jimmy Connors beat Bjorn Borg 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(9), 6-4 in the US Open final, 1976 at Forest Hills, NY on green clay It was second of Connors' Open Era record 5 US open title, and he had been runner-up the previous year. Borg, the Wimbledon champion, was playing the first of his 4 finals at the...
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    Duel Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Rosewall, Wimbledon & US Open finals, 1974

    Jimmy Connors beat Ken Rosewall 6-1, 6-1, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 1974 on grass It was Connors first Wimbledon and second Slam (of his career and of the year) title. For Rosewall, it was his last Wimbledon final - the first having been 20 years earlier as an amateur in 1954 @Moose Malloy...
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