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!
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.
This is the 3rd straight year that the US Open defending champ had injury issue in Men’ Singles. Stan Wawrinka missed US Open due to knee injury that ended his season in 2017. In 2018 Rafael Nadal retired in the semifinal vs Juan Martin Del Potro. This year, Novak Djokovic retired due to shoulder injury . . .
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 . . .
Daniel Nestor ,former No.1⃣ in doubles, 9⃣1⃣ titles holder, 1⃣2⃣xGrand Slam 🏆, Olympic 🥇, 4⃣xTour Finals champ inducted into the Rogers Cup Hall of Fame.He’s the last left-handed male player who completed the career Grand Slam in men’s doubles & the only 1⃣🇨🇦🎾player who achieved this feat!