A semi-finalist last year, the Bulgarian has to build on winning the World Tour Finals. Boris Becker makes it a German sweep of the singles titles, defeating Lendl, in the final.
Navratilova, meanwhile, wins the mixed doubles title with Bob Bryan in her final match. Lendl defeats McEnroe,in a quarterfinal night match viewed by 21, fans-to date the largest crowd to watch a night match at the US Open. Now, with so many of his rivals wounded or absent, the defending champion starts as the hot favourite.
Championships the year after losing in the first round. Connors and Swede Bjorn Borg play a memorable final, highlighted by the minute third set that ends in a thrilling tiebreak won by Connors after saving four set points. The lights at the West Side Tennis Club shine on one of the greatest comebacks in tennis history as Manuel Orantes saves five match points and comes back from being down two-sets-to-one and in the fourth set to defeat Guillermo Vilas,in the semifinals.
Both singles finals were pushed back a day for a second straight year after heavy rains washed out play in the second week of the Open from the evening session on Thursday to late on Saturday night. Agassi, who entered the tournament ranked No.
Graf wins her second straight US Open title, defeating Navratilova in the final, Total attendance at the US Open exceedssetting a new tournament record. Replacing Serena and No. Two years shy of the 30th anniversary of the US Open Junior Championships, a junior qualifying event is added to the tournament program, creating more opportunities for the next generation of stars to compete at the highest level.
But Del Potro is a good outside bet. Wimbledon champion John Newcombe loses in the first round to Jan Kodes, becoming the first No.
The US Open is otherwise filled with clear skies, and attendance records fall for a second consecutive year, with more thanfans passing through the turnstiles. Seles also repeats as US Open champion but requires much less effort than Edberg.
Murray had played in four Grand Slam singles finals before and was handed defeat in each one by the hands of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. She left the court for the final time after a second round mixed doubles loss with Bob Bryan to eventual mixed doubles champions Ekaterina Makarova and Bruno Soares.
The US Open also features the debut of instant replay on the stadium courts, with Mardy Fish being the first player to challenge a call in Grand Slam tournament history. With the result, Lendl ties Bill Tilden for the most successive singles finals in the U.
The world No12 is a terrifying proposition on his day. And Wawrinka, who came to New York having not beaten a Top 10 player all year, was at best the third choice behind heavy favorites Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. Overall attendance for the edition passesfor the seventh time in eight years, registering atIn addition, winners were crowned in juniors, wheelchair and collegiate, all earning their rightful place as US Open titlists.
Prior to his defeat, Federer had won 40 consecutive matches in Queens dating back to when another Argentinean - David Nalbandian - defeated him in the Round of Newcombe avenges his loss to Jan Kodes in the first round of the US Open, defeating the Wimbledon champion in a five-set final.Three-time US Open champion Kim Clijsters had previously announced she would retire at the end of the US Open and in her final tournament played women's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles, losing to Laura Robson in the second round in what would be her last career singles match.
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