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Us Open - Notable Historical Events

Ben HoganJun 11, 1950

Billie Jean KingAug 29, 1968

Arthur AsheSep 9, 1968

Chris EvertSep 2, 1971

Jimmy ConnorsJun 7, 1975

Martina NavratilovaSep 6, 1975

John McEnroeSep 7, 1980

Arnold PalmerJun 4, 1984

Mats WilanderSep 11, 1988

Howard SternOct 7, 1989

Pete SamprasSep 5, 1990

Michael ChangSep 12, 1992

Tiger WoodsJun 19, 2000

Serena WilliamsSep 9, 2012

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Us Open - Historical Events
Date Event
1895-10-04

Horace Rawlins wins 1st US Open golf tournament (Newport RI)

1900-10-05

Harry Vardon wins US Open golf tournament

1902-10-11

Lawrence Auchterlonie wins US Open golf tournament

1909-06-25

George Sargent wins US Open golf tournament

1950-06-11

Ben Hogan wins US Open golf tournament

1962-02-16

US Open Tennis: Jimmy Bostwick defeats brother Pete to win

1968-06-16

Lee Trevino is 1st to play all 4 rounds of golf's US open under par

1968-08-29

1st US Open tennis match (Billie Jean King beats Dr Vija Vuskains)

1968-09-09

1st US Open, held as an "open", Arthur Ashe wins, defeating Tom Okker

1970-09-02

1st tennis tie break at a Grand Slam (US Open) (9 pt sudden death)

1971-09-01

John Newcombe is 1st top-seed man to lose in 1st round of US Open

1971-09-02

Chris Evert & Jimmy Connors win their 1st US Open tennis matches

1973-03-10

BPAA US Open by Mike McGrath

1975-06-07

Spain's Manuel Orantes wins US Open, beating Jimmy Connors in 3 sets

1975-09-06

Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova asks for US political asylum in New York City during the US Open

1975-09-07

Manuel Orantes upsets #1 seed Jimmy Connors to win US Open

1976-09-11

90th US Women's Tennis: C E L Mills beats E Goolagong Cawley (63 60) Evonne Goolagong loses her 4th straight US Open Final (Evert wins)

1978-09-10

Jimmy Connors is 1st player to win US Open on 3 different surfaces

1979-08-31

16 yr old Tracy Austin defeats 14 yr old Andrea Jaeger at US Open Tennis

1980-09-07

John McEnroe & Bjorn Borg stage one of the greatest US Open finals as 21 year old McEnroe fends off Borg to win his 2nd straight title (7-6 6-1 6-7 5-7 6-4)

1982-09-11

Chris Evert wins her 6th & final US Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills NY

1984-06-04

Arnold Palmer fails to make US Open golf tournament 1st time in 32 yrs

1985-06-16

T C Chen, ahead by 4 strokes in final round of US Open

1988-06-20

Curtis Strange wins US Open golf tournament

1988-09-09

Chris Evert defaults at US Open due to a stomach flu

1988-09-11

108th US Men's Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (64 46 63 57 64) in 4hrs 55 min - longest men's final in US Open history

1989-06-16

Only 17 hole-in-ones recorded since US open began, today 4 more are made all on 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price)

1989-09-05

Chris Evert last US Open match, she is defeated by Zina Garrison

1989-10-07

Howard Stern's US Open Sores Tennis match

1990-04-07

BPAA US Open by Ron Palombi Jr

1990-06-18

1st sudden death US Open Golf Championship is won by Hale Irwin

1990-09-05

Pete Sampras ends Ivan Lendl's bid for 9th straight US Open final

1990-09-10

19 year old Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi to win US Open

1991-04-13

BPAA US Open by Pete Weber

1991-06-13

A spectator is killed by lightning at US Open Golf tournament

1992-04-11

BPAA US Open by Robert Lawrence

1992-06-30

1st pay bathrooms in US open: 25 cents (NYC)

1992-09-12

Stefan Edberg beats Michael Chang in what is believed to be the longest match in US Open history (5hr 26min)

1992-09-13

Steffan Edberg beats Pete Sampress to win US Open

1993-04-10

BPAA US Open by Del Ballard Jr

1993-09-04

Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM

1994-04-09

BPAA US Open by Justin Hromek

1994-06-20

Ernie Els win's 1994 Golf US Open

1995-04-08

BPAA US Open won by Dave Husted

1997-08-30

Greg Rudaski is 1st to serve (2) 141 MPH serves in a match (US Open)

2000-06-19

Tiger Woods wins golf's US Open by 15 shots, a record for all majors, with a US Open to-par record score of -12

2012-06-17

American golfer, Webb Simpson, wins the US Open

2012-09-09

Serena Williams wins her fourth women's tennis singles at the US Open

2013-06-16

Golfer, Justin Rose wins the 2013 US Open

2013-09-08

Serena Williams wins her fifth Women's Singles US Open title

2014-09-07

Serena Williams wins her third straight US Open women's tennis singles

2014-09-07

Bob and Mike Bryan win their fifth US Open men's tennis doubles

2014-09-08

Marin Čilić wins the US Open men's tennis singles

2016-09-11

Kerber begins reign as number one with US Open win

2017-06-16

Blimp at US Open golf tourney crashes in Wisconsin

2017-06-19

Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

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Us Open - Notable Birthdays

Walter HagenDec 21, 1892

Ben HoganAug 13, 1912

Alice MarbleSep 28, 1913

Ken RosewallNov 2, 1934

ashley j cooperSep 15, 1936

Roy EmersonNov 3, 1936

Arthur AsheJul 10, 1943

Ilie NastaseJul 19, 1946

Guillermo VilasAug 17, 1952

Jimmy ConnorsSep 2, 1952

John McEnroeFeb 16, 1959

Ivan LendlMar 7, 1960

Hana MandlikovaFeb 19, 1962

Andre AgassiApr 29, 1970

Monica SelesDec 2, 1973

Andy RoddickAug 30, 1982

Us Open - Birthdays
Date Event
1861-10-26

Richard D Sears, Boston, tennis champ, US Open (1881)

1862-05-28

Henry W Slocum Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1888)

1868-10-07

Fred H Hovey, tennis champ (US Open-1895)

1871-02-25

Oliver Samuel Campbell, tennis champ (US Open-1890)

1872-12-30

William A Larned, tennis champ (US Open-1901)

1873-09-20

Robert D Wrenn, tennis champ (US Open - 1893)

1875-10-08

Hugh L Doherty, tennis champ (US Open-1903)

1877-03-05

Malcolm D Whitman, tennis champ (US Open-1898)

1878-11-23

Holcombe Ward, tennis champ (US Open-1904)

1879-12-19

Beals C Wright, tennis champ (US Open-1905)

1881-09-27

William J Clothier, 1st pres of tennis hall of fame/(US Open-1906)

1886-12-20

Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, California, tennis player (US Open 1909-11)

1890-01-07

Maurice E McLoughlin, tennis champ (US Open-1912)

1891-01-29

R Norris Williams, American tennis champ (US Open-1914) and survivor of the RMS Titanic sinking (d. 1968)

1892-12-21

Walter Hagen, Rochester NY, PGA golfer (US Open 1914, 19)

1893-02-10

William [Bill] T Tilden II, tennis player (US Open 1920-25, 29)

1893-05-08

Francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's US Open (1913)

1893-11-03

R Lindley Murray, tennis champ (US Open-1918)

1894-11-02

William Johnston, tennis champ (US Open-1915)

1901-12-14

Henri Cochet, tennis champ (US Open-1928)

1902-02-27

Gene Sarazen, Harrison NY, PGA golfer (Masters 1935, US Open 1922, 32)

1904-12-08

Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935)

1905-07-02

Jean-Rene Lacoste, France, US Open (1926)/alligator shirt designer

1906-10-16

George Martin Lott Jr, tennis champ (1931 US Open runner-up)

1908-12-07

John H Doeg, tennis champ (US Open-1930)

1911-09-28

Henry Ellsworth Vines Jr, tennis (US Open 1931, 32)/golfer

1912-08-13

Ben Hogan, Dublin Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53)

1913-09-28

Alice Marble, Beckworth California, tennis player (US Open 1936, 1938-40)

1916-01-31

Frank A Parker, tennis champ (US Open-1944)

1918-02-25

Robert Lorimer "Bobby" Riggs, Los Angeles California, US tennis star (US Open 1939, 41)

1918-03-04

Margaret Osborne DuPont, Joseph Oregon, tennis pro (US Open 1948-50), (d. 2012)

1918-04-30

W Donald McNeill, tennis champ (US Open-1940)

1919-02-17

Joseph R Hunt, tennis champ (US Open-1943)

1920-03-03

Julius Boros, golfer (PGA Champ 1968, US Open 1952, 63)

1921-07-20

Frederick Schroeder Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1942)

1921-08-01

Jack Kramer, Las Vegas, tennis star (Wimbledon 1947, US Open-1946)

1925-04-06

Arthur D Larsen, tennis champ (US Open-1950)

1927-10-29

Frank A Sedgman, tennis champ (US Open-1951)

1930-07-21

Gene Alec Littler, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1961 US Open)

1930-08-16

Marion A Trabert, tennis champ (US Open-1953)

1933-10-03

Neale A Fraser, tennis champ (US Open-1959)

1933-12-09

Orville Moody, Chickasha OK, PGA golfer (1969 US Open)

1934-11-02

Ken Rosewall, Sydney Australia, tennis star (US Open 1956)

1935-03-05

Malcolm J Anderson, tennis champ (US Open-1957)

1935-08-31

Barry MacKay, US Open 2007

1936-09-15

ashley j cooper, Melbourne Victoria, Australian tennis champ (US Open-1957)

1936-11-03

Roy Emerson, Blackbutt Australia, tennis player (Wimbledon-1964, 65, US Open-61)

1938-01-04

Louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open)

1938-05-10

Manuel Santana, tennis player (US Open 1965)

1938-09-15

Rafael H Osuna, tennis champ (US Open - 1963)

1938-10-08

Frederick S Stolle, tennis champ (US Open-1966)

1939-12-01

Lee Buck Trevino, Dallas Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1968, 71)

1941-02-03

Carol Mann, Buffalo NY, golfer (LPGA Hall of Fame 1977, 1965 US Open)

1943-07-10

Arthur Ashe, tennis pro (1968 US Open, 1975 Wimbledon)

1944-07-07

Tony Jacklin, Scunthorpe England, PGA golfer (1970 US Open)

1945-01-29

Donna Marie Caponi Young, Detroit, LPGA golfer (US Open 1969, 70)

1945-06-03

Hale S Irwin, Joplin MO, PGA golfer (1974 US Open)

1946-07-19

Ilie Nastase, Bucharest Romania, tennis player (US Open 1972)

1946-12-14

Stan Smith, Pasadena, California, American tennis champ (Wimbledon 1972, US Open-1971)

1946-12-18

Hubie Green, Birmingham Ala, PGA golfer (US Open 1977)

1946-12-28

Hubie Green, golfer (US Open-1977, PGA-1985)

1947-04-29

John Laurence Miller, SF CA, golfer (US Open 1973, British Open 1976)

1949-02-06

Manuel Orantes, tennis champ (US Open-1975)

1952-08-17

Guillermo Vilas, Argentina, tennis champ (US Open-1977)

1952-09-02

[James] Jimmy Connors, St. Louis Illinois, US tennis champion (US Open-78, 82, 83 Wimbledon-74, 82)

1953-09-16

Jerry Pate, Macon Ga, PGA golfer (US Open 1976, Canadian Open 1976)

1954-03-16

Hollis Stacy, Savannah Ga, LPGA golfer (US Open 1977, 78)

1955-01-21

Peter Fleming, NJ, tennis player (US Open Doubles 1979, 81, 83)

1955-01-30

Curtis Strange, Norfolk VA, PGA golfer (1989 US Open)

1955-09-17

Scott William Simpson, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (1987 US Open)

1957-11-12

Gail Castro, Glendale California, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1991, Oly-96)

1959-02-16

John McEnroe, Wiesbaden, Germany, American tennis great (US Open 1979-81, 84 Wimb 1981, 83, 84)

1959-11-16

Corey Allen Pavin, Oxnard CA, PGA golfer (1995 US Open)

1960-03-07

Ivan Lendl, Ostrava Czechoslovakia, tennis champion (US Open 1985-87)

1960-07-07

Barbara Bierman, Miami Fla, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1994)

1960-10-31

Janice Harrer, Torrance Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1989, Oly-96)

1962-02-19

Hana Mandlikova, Prague Czechoslovakia, tennis player (1985 US Open)

1962-05-24

Bev Lidyoff, Huntington Park Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-7th-1994)

1962-07-04

Pam Shriver, Balt MD, tennis star (1991 US Open doubles/Oly-gold-88)

1962-12-12

Tracy Austin, Rolling Hills California, tennis pro (US Open 1979, 81)

1963-01-28

Colleen Harp, Washington DC, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-9th-1994)

1963-03-03

Elizabeth Chavez, Santa Monica Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-91)

1963-07-29

Patty Dodd, Bogota Columbia, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-2nd-1988)

1963-10-15

Angela Rock, Lakewood CA, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1992)

1963-11-07

Shelly Miller, Youngstown Oh, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-25th-1994)

1963-12-10

Robin White, San Diego Cal, tennis player (US Open doubles 1988)

1964-03-15

Alison Johnson, Tustin CA, WPVA volleyball player (US Open-4th-1993)

1964-04-08

Valinda Hilleary, Littleton Co, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-9th-1993)

1964-07-24

Teri Schroeder, Newport Beach Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13-1993)

1964-08-28

Lee MacLeod Janzen, Austin MN, PGA golfer (1993 US Open)

1964-12-16

Evelyn Conley, SF California, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-7th-1989)

1965-01-11

Barbara Belding, San Diego Cal, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-17th-1994)

1965-02-23

Helena Sukova, Prague Czech Rep, tennis star (1985 US Open's Double)

1965-10-27

Krista Blomquist, New Haven Conn, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-7th-1995)

1966-01-19

Stefan Edberg, Sweden, tennis player (Wimbledon 1988, US Open 1991)

1966-10-18

Kristine Middeler, Felicity Oh, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1994)

1966-10-20

Erin Deiters, Green Bay Wis, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-9th-1994)

1966-12-19

Monique Oliver, Malibu Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-4th-1994)

1967-12-03

Katie Henderson, Santa Monica CA, WPVA volleyball (US Open-25th-1993)

1967-12-14

Ali Wood, Long Beach Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995)

1968-08-27

Christine Schaefer, Florence Ky, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-5th-1994)

1969-04-16

Melinda Rich, Muskegon Mich, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1993)

1969-05-07

Katerina Maleeva, Bulgaria, tennis player (US Open Junior 1984)

1969-06-20

MaliVai Washington, US Open 2007

1969-10-17

Theodore Ernest Els, Johannesburg South Africa, PGA golfer (1994 US Open)

1969-10-23

Kristine Bailey, Livonia Mich, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995)

1969-11-07

Michelle Morse, Ft Rucker Ala, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995)

1970-03-07

Kathy Gedney, Indianapolis Ind, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-25th-1994)

1970-04-29

Andre Agassi, Las Vegas Nevada, tennis star (Oly-gold-96, US Open 1994)

1970-07-19

Kengy Gardiner, Providence RI, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-5th-1994)

1970-12-26

Lisa Gathright, Moline Ill, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-17th-1993)

1971-05-18

Lael Perlstrom, Laguna Beach Cal, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-25-1995)

1972-02-10

Nancy Christian, Scottsdale Az, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-17th-1995)

1972-06-12

Nathalie Baudone, Rocurt Belgium, tennis star (3rd round 1995 US Open)

1973-12-02

Monica Seles, Novi Sad Yugoslavia, tennis star (US Open 1992)

1976-02-10

Chanda Rubin, US Open 2008

1976-08-04

Paul Goldstein, US Open 2007

1977-07-05

Nicolas Kiefer, US Open 2009

1978-12-14

Patty Schnyder, US Open 2010

1980-02-12

Juan Carlos Ferrero, US Open 2010

1980-05-18

Michaël Llodra, US Open 2010

1980-07-29

Fernando Gonzalez, US Open 2010

1980-11-26

Albert Montañés, US Open 2010

1982-05-01

Tommy Robredo, US Open 2010

1982-06-08

Nadia Petrova, US Open 2010

1982-08-30

Andy Roddick, Austin Texas, American tennis player (2003 US Open champion)

1983-06-08

Kim Clijsters, US Open 2010

1983-07-05

Jie Zheng, US Open 2010

1983-08-17

Daniel Köllerer, US Open 2009

1985-08-21

Nicolás Almagro, US Open 2010

1985-11-22

Mandy Minella, US Open 2010

1988-9-23

Juan Martin del Potro, US Open 2009

1990-04-07

Sorana Cirstea, US Open 2009

Us Open - Notable Deaths

Walter HagenOct 6, 1969

Ben HoganJul 25, 1997

Us Open - Deaths
Date Event
1969-10-06

Walter Hagen, US PGA golfer (US Open 1914, 19), dies at 76

1974-12-05

Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87

1994-05-28

Julius Boros, pro golfer (US Open 1952), dies of heart attack at 74

1997-07-25

Ben Hogan, golfer (Masters, Brit Open, US Open-1953), dies at 84

2012-06-15

Barry MacKay, US Open 2007


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