Since 1⃣9⃣7⃣0⃣ (inception of the GP Tour Championships/ATP Championships/Super 9/Tennis Masters + ATP Masters 1000), this is the 2⃣nd time when a 🇷🇺and a 🇩🇪 player meet in a Masters final!1993 Hamburg Open Michael Stich vs Andrei Chesnokov2019 Rolex Shanghai Masters Daniil Medvedev vs Alexander Zverev. 2⃣6⃣years5⃣months3⃣days ago, on May 10, 1993 was the last time when a 🇷🇺 and a 🇩🇪 player clashed in a Masters final: at Hamburg . . .
Since 2⃣0⃣0⃣9⃣, this is 1⃣st time at Rolex Shanghai Masters 6⃣th time overall (at 9⃣8⃣ Masters tournaments) and 5⃣th time at a Masters on hard court that any member of BIG5 (Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka ) did not reach the last 4⃣ at a Masters!All Masters where the same scenario happened since 2009 are the following:2012 Rolex Paris Masters / hard court2017 Western & Southern Open / hard . . .
After Prague and Chicago, the 3rd edition of the Laver Cup was hosted in Geneva, Switzerland. Team Europe won again, completing a three-peat, however they needed to fight back from 7-11 on the last day. All the rest is in this video:
1⃣st time records in 2019 at Grand Slams: – Kevin Krawietz & Andreas Mies are the 1⃣st all-🇩🇪 Men’s Doubles team who won a Grand Slam in Open-era (Roland Garros) – Rafael Nadal is the 1⃣st player who won a Grand Slam 1⃣2⃣times (Roland Garros) Bianca Vanessa Andreescu is the 1⃣st 🇨🇦 who won a . . .
Who guessed years ago that at the end of the 2⃣0⃣1⃣9⃣ Grand Slam season, the standing of Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal Grand Slam 🏆 battle would be 2⃣0⃣ – 1⃣9⃣?
Andriy Medvedev lost the final Roland Garros in 1999 from 2⃣-0⃣ sets lead against Andre Agassi ! Daniil Medvedev was close to come back vs Rafael Nadal at US Open final in 2019 from 0⃣-2⃣sets down.
In the last 2⃣years woman players from 🇷🇴 or with 🇷🇴roots advanced into the finals at least once in every Grand Slam:2018 Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki beat Simona Halep 2018 Roland Garros: Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens 2019 Wimbledon: Simona Halep beat Serena Williams2019 US Open: Bianca Andreescu beat Serena Williams
2⃣nd time of her career Serena Williams has the longest streak (7⃣Grand Slams) without singles 🏆:2000 Australian Open – 2001 US Open 2018 Roland Garros – 2019 US Open.
3⃣ of the last 7⃣ Grand Slams including the last 2⃣ Slams won by a player with 🇷🇴 roots : Simona Halep & Bianca Vanessa Andreescu. All 3⃣ wins were against 🇺🇸players: Sloane Stephens and Serena Williams.2018 Roland Garros : Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens2019 Wimbledon: Simona Halep beat Serena Williams2019 US Open : Bianca Vanessa Andreescu beat Serena Williams.
09/11/1999 Serena Williams won her 1⃣st Grand Slam 🏆 US Open– 9⃣months later Bianca Vanessa Andreescu was born in 🇨🇦 (06/16/2000)– 2⃣0⃣ years later they met in final of US Open Women’s Final– 🇨🇦 celebrates its 1⃣st singles champ in tennis!