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.