The U.S. Open Trivia | Facts and Figures | Connors

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.
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