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.
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
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 . . .
In Open-era, this is the 1⃣st time in Wimbledon Women’s singles finalists’ first names start with the same letter (S)! Simona-Serena 1992 Australian Open: Monica Seles – Mary Joe Fernandez1997 Australian Open: Martina Hingis – Mary Pierce2018 Roland Garros: Simona Halep – Sloane Stephens1991 US Open: Monica Seles – Martina Navrátilová2011 US Open: Samantha Stosur – Serena Williams