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
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 . . .