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Statistics: US Open in numbers

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Last Updated: Sun, Aug 26, 2012 13:39 hrs
Jimmy Connors

4 – Number of American men who reached the semi finals in 1979- John McEnroe, Vitas Gerulaitis, Roscoe Tanner and Eddie Dibbs. It has not
happened since then.

4 – Number of singles finals without a victory which is shared by Sweden’s Bjorn Borg and Australia’s Evonne Goolagong Cawley.

7- Pounds is the weight of the US Open men’s singles trophy. The women’s trophy weighs five pounds.

10- Number of single finals won by Bill Tilden (men) and Molla Mallory (women) which remains the highest in the tournament.

11- Number of consecutive men’s singles finals won by a left-hander from 1974-84 by Jimmy Connors, Manuel Orantes, Guillermo Vilas and
John McEnroe which remains the world record in any Grand Slam tourney.

14 - Most number of years between first and last singles title is held by Australia’s Ken Rosewall from 1956 to1970.

15- The number of US Open singles champions who won the singles title without dropping a set. Incidentally, all are women.

28- Number of night matches won by Andre Agassi, the most by any player in the Open Era. Agassi’s record is 28-3 in night matches while
the best winning percentage ever is by Pete Sampras with 20-0.

28 - Most number of tournaments played in a career is by Vic Seixas of United States.

31- Number of years since a male player has won the men’s singles and men’s doubles titles in the same year. John McEnroe was the last to
accomplish the feat in 1981.

33- Combined age of Martina Hingis (16) and Venus Williams (17) when they faced off in the 1997 women’s singles final, the youngest
combined age of any two finals combatants.

38 – Number of points in the longest tie-break in the history of the US Open are played between Goran Ivanisevic and Daniel Nestor in 1993

101 – Most number of matches won in a career is by Chris Evert of United States.

115 - Most number of matches played in a career is by Jimmy Connors of United States.

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