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!
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