US Open: Roger Federer and the men who wrote history



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US Open: Roger Federer and the men who wrote history

The US Open men's singles has given great emotions, since 1881, until the advent of the great stars. Roger Federer was able to win the title for five consecutive seasons, the last few years have marked the victories of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic (both 3 times champions), and the triumphs of some outsiders (like Marin Cilic, Stan Wawrinka and Juan Martin del Potro), who were able to do a great goal in the era dominated by the Big Theree.

Without considering the historical triumph of Andy Murray in 2012, the first British tennis player since Fred Perry to win a Slam Title. Last season Daniil Medvedev won the title, a Slam won also by Domink Thiem. Between the end of the 70s and the end of the 80s, the tournament was monopolized by John McEnroe, winner of 4 titles, Jimmy Connors, winner of 4 titles, and Ivan Lendl, winner of three titles.

The 90s were the years of the great rivalry between Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi, who won 6 titles (4 Sampras and 2 Agassi), but also by the win of Stefan Edberg (3) and Patrick Rafter (2). Between the end of the 70s and the end of the 80s, the tournament was monopolized by John McEnroe, winner of 4 titles, Jimmy Connors, winner of 4 titles, and Ivan Lendl, winner of three titles.

The 90s were the years of the great rivalry between Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi, who won 6 titles (4 Sampras and 2 Agassi), but also by the win of Stefan Edberg (3) and Patrick Rafter (2). Between the end of the 70s and the end of the 80s, the tournament was monopolized by John McEnroe, winner of 4 titles, Jimmy Connors, winner of 4 titles, and Ivan Lendl, winner of three titles.

The 90s were the years of the great rivalry between Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi, who won 6 titles (4 Sampras and 2 Agassi), but also by the win of Stefan Edberg (3) and Patrick Rafter (2). Richard Sears was the first star of the US Open, when the tournament was still called U.S.

National Championships, and he won the event for 7 consecutive years. The following seasons saw the emergence of champions such as Oliver Campbell (3 titles), Robert Wrenn (4 titles) and Malcolm Whitman (3 titles).