The Top 5 Greatest Things Ever Happened on September 3rd at the US Open- View: 6962 by Ivan Pasquariello
Tennis - From Marat Safin to Ken Rosewall and Chris Evert. All the players and the stories that made history at the US Open on September 3rd
Thanks to the tournament organization that provides the free daily magazine to the media in the Bud Collins Media Press Center, we take a tour into the history of the US Open. Let's see the top 5 events that made history on September 3rd for the only American Grand Slam.
5) September 3rd - US Open 1945
Frank Parker in 1945 had to fly 9,000 miles from Guam to defend his U.S. Open title. Parker defeated Bill Tilbert in the final by 14-12 6-1 6-2. It was the first post-war U.S. Championships to be disputed.