From this Monday the 30th, the eyes of the tennis world will be on Flushing Meadows, New York. US Open. To mark the start of the last Grand Slam of the year, sports news world Separated 15 stories of Major Champion on American soil.
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Or Roger Federer’s fifth consecutive title
When he approached the court on September 8, 2008, Roger Federer I already knew what it was like to be a champion US OpenAfter all, he had already won four trophies in the previous year. After losing the finals at Roland Garros and Wimbledon, he was pressed for new victories. Even more, that year’s title put him in the gallery of Swiss tennis players with five titles in New York, the only player to win consecutively. With all these elements and the support of fans, Andy Murray, was no match for one of the greatest tennis players in history. Win 3 sets to 0 and US Open history goes down.
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Del Potro surprised the tennis world
a year later Roger Federer had the chance to become the first person since rod laver to win one Grand Slam In the same year. The Swiss followed their historic sixth consecutive US Open. However, on the other side of the court was Argentina Juan Martin del Potro, only 20 years old, and in his first final. In an epic showdown, federer The fourth set came within two points of winning the title, but the young Argentine showed nerves of steel and changed the game in a 4:05 fight to take the trophy.
? I had two dreams this week. One had to win the US Open and the other had to be like Roger. Done one, but I need to improve a lot to be like you? The Argentine said looking at Federer at the end of the meeting.
in the campaign, Juan Martin del Potro also eliminated Rafael Nadal 0 from 3 sets in the semi-finals. singles grand slam in which Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reached the semi-finals, but neither of them won the championship.
Rafael Nadal’s first
Rafael Nadal The 2010 US Open reached World No. 1, owner of eight Grand Slams, Olympic medalist in Beijing 2008, but lacked the final title of the season. This was until September of that year.
Earlier Novak Djokovik, the King of Clay outperformed a match marked by the Spaniard’s high technical level, closing the game to 1 in 3 sets (6/4, 5/7, 6/4 and 6/2). The victory placed Rafael Nadal as the only tennis player, alongside Andre Agassi, to win all four Grand Slams and an Olympic gold medal.
o Grand Slam de Steffi Graf
Stephanie Maria Steffi Graf is a record holder and is always in the top three when it comes to titles. 1 in the world rankings for the most number of weeks, second highest Open Era Grand Slam winner, third on the all-time list with most titles. Furthermore, the German is the only player to have won every Grand Slam tournament at least four times and, along with Margaret Court, is the only player to have won three Majors five times in a year.
but it was in 1988 Steffi Graf A historic achievement. The first and only tennis player to win all four Grand Slams in a single season. For her, she defeated Argentine Gabriela Sabatini by 2 sets to 1 (6/3, 3/6, 6/1) in the final of the US Open. Novak Djokovic achieved the same feat at the US Open this year.
It was Novak Djokovic’s turn
I know Steffi Graf There’s a women’s record machine, Novak Djokovik Proving himself to be hungry for men’s records. 1 in the world in weeks and has the most number of Grand Slams (20), equal to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. And the history of the Serbian title at the US Open began in 2011 in a rematch against Rafael Nadal, who took the trophy in the previous edition.
Once again, as is usually the case between Noelle and Nadal, the point was long, disputed and physically the athletes gave everything inside the court. But that year belonged to Djokovic, who defeated the Spaniard 1 in 3 sets (6/2, 6/4, 6/7, 6/1) to win the trophy for the first time in New York.
Andy Murray overcomes mental battle with Novak Djokovic
The saga for the Grand Slam trophy has never been easier Andy Murray. Britain suffered the pinnacle of three of the world’s greatest tennis players of all time. Overcoming the endurance and power of Rafael Nadal, the physical and mental game of Novak Djokovic and the quality and technique of Roger Federer are difficult for any athlete, even today and Murray has always been, troubling the big guys, but never Sometimes decisive. but all that changed US Open D 2012.
In an impressive title race, Andy Murray started 2–0 and looked to head towards the first title, but saw Djokovic grow up to make the decision in the fifth set. But that 12 September 2012 was actually Andy Murray’s turn. He won the deciding set and after four runners-up was finally able to live up to his legacy in one of the most epic finals of the decade.
? I proved that I can win Grand Slams. And I’ve proved that I can last four and a half hours and come out on top against one of the physically strongest boys I’ve ever seen in tennis, especially on that surface. Have I learned not to doubt physically and mentally from now on? The athlete said on winning the US Open.
Sampras and Agassi Rivalry
One of the great rivalries between the Americans is that US Open was granted Andre Agassi I Pete Sampras. The two met in three finals and all were won by Sampras. The first of these was in 1990 when the then world number 12 won a major in straight sets to become the youngest winner of the US Open, who was then 19 years old. The decision was repeated in 1995 and 2002, always with Sampas winning.
But the most spectacular match of this series came in the quarter-finals of 2001. Two great American players of their day are battling for a semifinal berth in New York. The match was so balanced that there was no break in the opponent’s serve in four sets until Sampras won the duel with the spectators applauding the two tennis players, the game being a tiebreak.
Navratilova and the US Open Triple Achievement
Tennis experts agree Martina Navratilova She may be the greatest female tennis player of all time, mainly because of her versatility as a prolific singles player and top doubles player. And it was proved in 1987. at the age of 30, navratilova Celebrated his best year at the US Open. he defeated his main rival Steffi Graf In the singles final, winning the dispute 7/6, 6/1.
a day later, next Palm Shriver won the women’s doubles final against liz smiley I Kathy Jordan For 2 sets to 1, turnaround. To complete the historic US Open, navratilova I Emilio SanchezThe Spaniard won the title by defeating him in Mixed Doubles Betsy Nagelson I Paul Annakon, even for 1 to 2 sets.
Therefore navratilova Won the US Open triple trophy and claimed to his fans that there was no longer a perfect tennis player. To date, no one has achieved such a feat and it is highly unlikely that anyone will do it again in the future.
Serena Williams created history and won six titles
2014 was definitely not the year of Serena WilliamsOne of the greatest female tennis players of all time. it was not until US Open. with great performance, Serena Won only 32 games in 14 sets played during the tournament. And in no match did he let it go beyond 6/3. trophy was sixth Serena, Whosoever . equaled the record of Chris Evert and the 18th Career Major.
? It means a lot to me. I could never imagine being mentioned with Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova because I was just a kid with a dream and a racket? American said.
90s Generation Title with Dominic Thiem
21st century US Open It Wasn’t Easy for Athletes Born in the ’90s Nadal, Federer and Djokovic It felt like something out of this world. And it still is. but no United States Open 2020, that fate was broken. give first Athletes born between 1990 and 1999 Arrived at the Grand Slam decision. it was up to Dominic Thiem I Alexander Zverev Mission to decide who will be the Grand Champion.
The duel was fairly balanced and was settled in the fifth set tiebreak, with the Austrian outperforming the German with an incredible comeback as he lost the match 2 sets to 0. It was the first and only Grand Slam won by Thiem. by time. Zverev will look to reach another major final this year.