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
As the second-oldest Grand Slam and the only one to have had an uninterrupted streak since its founding year (1881) is on the way…with a lot of doubts and questions to be answered. The two all-time greatest players – Roger and Rafa – will meet each other at the Grand Slam where they never crossed . . .
No.1 vs. No.2 player of the world and of the main draw meets each other, only third times since 1996 but every time, Djokovic was one of the participant! In the H2H record, still Federer has a slight lead by 21-20 before his 42nd matchup which put them on the second position in the Open-era . . .
Former doubles partners and room-mates, teammates, lifetime friends and the kindest players of the tour: Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci has already guaranteed that the 2015 US Open Women’s singles champion will be an Italian lady! First time in the tournament history.
The Swiss No. 1 against the Swiss No. 2, Federer – Wawrinka matchup, first time at US Open.
Although on the rank list, the Italian lady is far behind her Romanian player, however Flavia leads the H2H contest against Halep.
Last time they met on hard court at Grand Slam, it happened in 2008 when Nole beat Marin in 4 sets here in New York.
Serena Williams is chasing history to complete her first Calendar Grand Slam. Roberta Vinci is bidding for her first ever Major final. In the H2H, the American leads 4-0 against the Italian doubles specialist.