3⃣🇷🇺 male players reached GS finals in history. (Aleksandr Metreveli represented Soviet Union in 1973). No.of Grand Slams they needed to get to the final:Marat Safin 🔟 (2000 US Open)Yevgeny Kafelnikov 1⃣1⃣ (1996 Roland Garros)Daniil Medvedev 1⃣2⃣ (2019 US Open)Safin & Kafelnikov won their 1⃣st GS 🏆 at their 1⃣st final appearances!
Since 2010 among Big3⃣ Rafa Nadal faced the most 1⃣st-time Grand Slam finalists in the Grand Slam finals! 4⃣-1⃣ win/loss,1⃣ pending.2010 Wimbledon: Tomas Berdych2013 Roland Garros: David Ferrer2014 Australian Open: Stanislav Wawrinka2017 US Open: Kevin Anderson2018 Roland Garros: Dominic Thiem2019 US Open: Daniil Medvedev
5⃣🇺🇦 girls played in Women’s singles Qualification at US Open in 2012, incl. Elina Svitolina who reached her 1⃣st Grand Slam main draw (lost R1 vs Ana Ivanovic ).Let’s see their singles rankings in 2012 & now: Valentyna Ivakhnenko 252/228Olga Savchuk 206/–Yuliya Beygelzimer 171/–Lesia Tsurenko 112/40Elina Svitolina 1⃣6⃣4⃣ / 5⃣
1⃣3⃣3⃣🇮🇹 male players played in singles at Grand Slam since 1⃣8⃣7⃣7⃣& Matteo Berrettini is -1⃣st who reached a QF US Open Tennis Championships on hard court,-1⃣st who reached a QF US Open Tennis Championships in his 2nd year, -2⃣nd who reached QF US Open Tennis Championships in Open-era (Corrado Barazzutti) and -the youngest who reached a QF US Open Tennis Championships !
4⃣🇨🇦ladies who reached at least Quarterfinals in history of US Nationals/ US Open Tennis Championships since 1⃣8⃣8⃣1⃣:Lois Moyes in 1909-10,Carling Bassett in 1984,Patricia Hy in 1992 andBianca Vanessa Andreescu in 2019.
Naomi Osaka reacted to the question from db4tennis.com regarding wishing to see more ‘Naomi-moment’ on the Tour.
Only 4⃣🇧🇴 men in singles at Grand Slam since 1877:Eduardo Gorostiaga,Mario Martinez, Ramiro Benavides & Hugo Dellien !🇧🇴 best result at Grand Slam in singles:In 1983 Mario Martinez lost in R32 at Roland Garros vs Ivan Lendl !At US Open Tennis Championships , Hugo Dellien can be 1⃣st ever 🇧🇴player who gets into R32 if he beats Daniil Medvedev.
Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies became history maker by winning 2019 French Open in men’s doubles! They are the 2nd all-German team who won a Grand Slam in history and the 1st one in the Open-era! They talked about German tennis history, former great champions, like Gottfried von Cramm, Henner Henkel, Cilly Aussem. Kevin and . . .
All current 9⃣Masters had at least 1⃣🇷🇺 finalist in men’s singles! 🇷🇺players never won Indian Wells & Rome in men’s singles!The 🇷🇺 Masters champions:Miami: Nikolay Davydenko (2009)Monte-Carlo: Andrei Chesnokov (1990)Madrid: Marat Safin (2004)Canada: Chesnokov (1991), Safin (2000)Cincy: Daniil Medvedev (2019)Shanghai: Davydenko (2009)Paris: Safin (2000, 2002, 2004), Davydenko (2006), Karen Khachanov (2018).
1⃣st time-🇧🇪 male player in a Masters singles’ Final,-🇧🇪 male player in a singles Final in Cincy,– 🇷🇺 male player in a singles Final in Cincy,-🇧🇪🇷🇺 finalists in a Masters men’s singles Final,-since ’04 (Marat Safin in Madrid/Paris) 🇷🇺 player in b2b Masters singles Final,– 🇷🇺players in both singles Finals in Cincy (Svetlana Kuznetsova & Daniil Medvedev).