A little tennis trivia for you to chew on.
- Jimmy Connors is the only player to win the U.S. Open on grass, clay and hard courts
- Stefan Edberg and John Newcomb both lost in the first round of the U.S Open as top seeds.
- Victroria Azarenko and Lindsay Davenport are the only two players to win the U.S. Open Girls’ Title and the U.S. Open.
- The U.S Open uses more than 70,000 tennis balls for practice and match play.
- From 1974 to 1984 all left-handers won the U.S. Open men’s singles title. They were Jimmy Connors, Guillermo Vilas, John McEnroe, and Manuel Orantes.
- The only major tournament to use a tiebreaker to decide a final set is the U.S Open. Martina Navratilova lost twice in a tiebreaker.