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
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 . . .
They both were keen players, competed at Grand Slams and other tournaments. As well as celebrating their birthdays on the same day, July 24! They were the 2⃣ of the greatest tennis contributors of all-time. The 🇬🇧 Arthur Wallis Myers was one of the leading tennis writers of 1⃣st half of 20th century. He was . . .
Yevgeny Kafelnikov was the 1⃣st man who beat Roger Federer on 3⃣ different surfaces (carpet, grass, hard) on 3⃣ consecutive times. 1999 Rotterdam, 2000 Wimbledon, 2000 Stuttgart His record vs Federer is 4⃣-2⃣!