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The United States Open Tennis Championships is a hard-court tennis tournament which is the modern version of one of the oldest tennis championships in the world, the U.S. National Championship, for which men's singles was first contested in 1881. Since 1987, the US Open has been the fourth and final tennis major comprising the Grand Slam each year; the other three are the Australian Open,French Open and Wimbledon. The US Open is held annually in late August and early September over a two-week period. Since 1978, the tournament has been played on acrylic hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, Queens, New York City. The US Open is the only major that employs tiebreakers in every set of a match. If a match reaches a 6-6 tie in the final set (third set for women, fifth set for men) at the Australian Open, the French Open, or Wimbledon, the match continues until one player wins by two games. The sets played before the last set always employ tiebreakers. The tournament was first held in August 1881 on the grass courts at the Newport Casino, Newport, Rhode Island. The first edition was won by Richard Sears who went on to win seven consecutive singles titles] From 1884 through 1911, the tournament used a challenge system whereby the defending champion automatically qualified for the next year's final in which he would play the winner of the all-comers tournament. In 1915 the national championship was relocated from Newport, Rhode Island to the West Side Tennis Club at Forest Hills, New York. From 1921 through 1923, the tournament was played at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia. It returned to Forest Hills in 1924. In 1978 the tournament moved from the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, Queens to the larger USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens, in the process switching the surface from clay, used in the last three years at Forest Hills, to hard courts. The US Open is the only Grand Slam tournament that has been played every year since its inception.

1980 US Open Tennis Championship

Jan 1 1980

NEW YORK - CIRCA 1980: Andrea Jaeger of USA serves the ball during the Women's 1980 US Open Tennis Championships circa 1980 at the USTA Tennis Center in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

1982 US Open Tennis Championship

Jan 1 1982

NEW YORK - CIRCA 1982: Chris Evert-Lloyd returns a shot during the Women's 1982 US Open Tennis Championships circa 1983 at the USTA Tennis Center in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

1983 US Open Tennis Championship

Jan 1 1983

NEW YORK - CIRCA 1983: Andrea Jaeger of USA hits a return during the Women's 1983 US Open Tennis Championships circa 1983 at the USTA Tennis Center in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

1983 US Open Tennis Championship

Jan 1 1983

NEW YORK - CIRCA 1983: Chip Hooper of the United States hits a return during the Men's 1983 US Open Tennis Championships circa 1983 at the USTA Tennis Center in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Volvo Masters Tennis Tournament

Sep 9 1983

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 9: John McEnroe and Peter Fleming after winning the Men's Doubles at the 1983 U.S. Open. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)

Volvo Masters Tennis Tournament

Sep 9 1983

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 9: A CBS camera covering Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl at the men's singles final 1983 U.S. Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Center, Flushing, NY, September 9, 1983. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)

Volvo Masters Tennis Tournament

Sep 9 1983

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 9: Ivan Lendl during the 1983 U.S. Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Center, Flushing, NY, September 9, 1983. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)

Volvo Masters Tennis Tournament

Sep 9 1983

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 9: Jimmy Connors in the 1983 U.S. Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Center, Flushing, NY, September 9, 1983. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)

Volvo Masters Tennis Tournament

Sep 9 1983

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 9: Chris Evert in the 1983 U.S. Open tennis tournament, played at the National Tennis Center, Flushing, NY. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)

France Yannick Noah, 1983 US Open

Sep 10 1983

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 10: Tennis: US Open, France Yannick Noah in action during match at National Tennis Center, Flushing, NY 9/10/1983 (Photo by Manny Millan/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (SetNumber: X28974 TK6)

1984 US Open Tennis Championship

Jan 1 1984

NEW YORK - CIRCA 1984: Chris Evert-Lloyd serves the ball during the Women's 1984 US Open Tennis Championships circa 1984 at the USTA Tennis Center in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

1984 US Open Tennis Championship

Jan 1 1984

NEW YORK - CIRCA 1984: Chris Evert-Lloyd returns a shot during the Women's 1984 US Open Tennis Championships circa 1984 at the USTA Tennis Center in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

A photo taken on June 9, 1984 shows US M

Jun 9 1984

A photo taken on June 9, 1984 shows US Martina Navratilova (R) holding her trophy after she beat her compatriot Chris Evert-Lloyd (L) at Roland Garros stadium during the French tennis Open. AFP PHOTO JOEL ROBINE (Photo credit should read JOEL ROBINE/AFP/Getty Images)

USA Jimmy Connors, 1984 US Open

Aug 28 1984

Tennis: US Open: USA Jimmy Connors in action during match at USTA National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 8/28/1984 - 9/8/1984 CREDIT: Neil Leifer (Photo by Neil Leifer /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: TC50689 )

USA Martina Navratilova, 1984 US Open

Aug 28 1984

Tennis: US Open: Aerial view of USA Martina Navratilova in action, serve at USTA National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 8/28/1984 - 9/8/1984 CREDIT: Neil Leifer (Photo by Neil Leifer /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: TC50689 TK1 )

Tennis

Aug 29 1984

John McEnroe grimaces during his easy victory over Colin Dowd swell in the U.S. Open. Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl and Martina Navratilova also advanced at the National Tennis Center in Queens. (Photo By: Dan Farrell/NY Daily News via Getty Images)

Martina Navratilova Wins U.S. Open

Sep 1 1984

Czechoslovakian-born tennis player Martina Navratilova cheers after winning the U.S. Open tennis tournament over Chris Evert Lloyd, New York City, September 1984. (Photo by Jose R. Lopez/New York Times Co./Getty Images)

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

Sep 4 1984

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 4: John McEnroe at the 1984 U.S. Open tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York. Image dated September 4, 1984. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

Sep 4 1984

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 4: John McEnroe at the 1984 U.S. Open tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York. Image dated September 4, 1984. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)

USA Martina Navratilova, 1984 US Open

Sep 8 1984

Tennis: US Open: USA Martina Navratilova in action vs USA Chris Evert Lloyd during Women's Final at USTA National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 9/8/1984 CREDIT: Neil Leifer (Photo by Neil Leifer /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: TC50689 TK1 )

USA John MeEnroe vs Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl, 1984 US Open

Sep 9 1984

Tennis: US Open: USA John McEnroe victorious, lying on court after winning Men's Final vs Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl at USTA National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 9/9/1984 CREDIT: Neil Leifer (Photo by Neil Leifer /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: TC50689 )

USA John McEnroe, 1984 US Open

Sep 9 1984

Tennis: US Open: Closeup of USA John McEnroe victorious, kissing trophy after winning Men's Finals vs Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl at National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 9/9/1984 CREDIT: Walter Iooss Jr. (Photo by Walter Iooss Jr. /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X30459 TK4 )

USA John MeEnroe vs Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl, 1984 US Open

Sep 9 1984

Tennis: US Open: USA John McEnroe victorious during Men's Final vs Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl at USTA National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 9/9/1984 CREDIT: Neil Leifer (Photo by Neil Leifer /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: TC50689 )

USA John McEnroe, 1984 US Open

Sep 9 1984

Tennis: US Open: USA John McEnroe victorious after winning Men's Finals vs Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl at National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 9/9/1984 CREDIT: Walter Iooss Jr. (Photo by Walter Iooss Jr. /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X30459 TK4 )

USA John McEnroe, 1984 US Open

Sep 9 1984

Tennis: US Open: USA John McEnroe victorious after winning Men's Finals vs Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl at National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 9/9/1984 CREDIT: Walter Iooss Jr. (Photo by Walter Iooss Jr. /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X30459 TK4 )

1985 US Tennis Open: Men's First Round - Jimmy Connors vs. Garry Muller

Aug 27 1985

FLUSHING, QUEENS, NY - AUGUST 27: Athlete Jimmy Connors plays in the 1985 US Tennis Open: Men's First Round - Jimmy Connors vs. Garry Muller on August 27, 1985 at USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

U.S. Tennis Open - August 27, 1985

Aug 27 1985

Tatum O'Neal and John McEnroe during U.S. Tennis Open - August 27, 1985 at Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/Getty Images)

1985 US Tennis Open: Men's First Round - Jimmy Connors vs. Garry Muller

Aug 27 1985

FLUSHING, QUEENS, NY - AUGUST 27: Athlete Jimmy Connors and wife Patti leave after Jimmy beats Garry Muller at the U.S. Tennis Open's Men's Singles First Round on August 27, 1985 at USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

Tennis Jimmy Connors

Aug 30 1985

Jimmy Connors returns with vigor during 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 second round win over Hank Pfister at U.S. Open (Photo By: Pat Carroll/NY Daily News via Getty Images)

1985 US Tennis Open: Men's Third Round - Jimmy Connors vs. Thierry Tulasne

Aug 31 1985

FLUSHING, QUEENS, NY - AUGUST 31: Athlete Jimmy Connors plays in the the 1985 US Tennis Open: Men's Third Round - Jimmy Connors vs. Thierry Tulasne at USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

Aug 31 1985

NEW YORK CITY - AUGUST 31: Horacio de la Pena attends U.S. Open Tennis Tournament on August 31, 1985 at Flushing Meadows Park in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

1985 US Tennis Open: Men's Third Round - Jimmy Connors vs. Thierry Tulasne

Aug 31 1985

FLUSHING, QUEENS, NY - AUGUST 31: Patti Connors and son Brett attend the 1985 US Tennis Open: Men's Third Round - Jimmy Connors vs. Thierry Tulasne at USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)

1985 US Tennis Open: Men's Third Round - Jimmy Connors vs. Thierry Tulasne

Aug 31 1985

FLUSHING, QUEENS, NY - AUGUST 31: Athlete Jimmy Connors plays in the the 1985 US Tennis Open: Men's Third Round - Jimmy Connors vs. Thierry Tulasne at USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament 1985

Sep 1 1985

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament 1985. Etats-unis lors du tournoi de tennis spectateurs dans les tribunes : Yoko ONO portant une visière et son fils Sean LENNON portant un casquette et levant le poing. (Photo by Yann Gamblin/Paris Match via Getty Images)

John McEnroe

Sep 1 1985

Aug-Sep 1985: John McEnroe of the USA in action during the US Open at Flushing Meadow in New York, USA. \ Mandatory Credit: Allsport UK /Allsport

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament 1985

Sep 1 1985

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament 1985. Etats-unis lors du tournoi de tennis spectateurs dans les tribunes : Judy NELSON l'amie de Martina Navratilova. (Photo by Yann Gamblin/Paris Match via Getty Images)

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament 1985

Sep 1 1985

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament 1985. Etats-unis lors du tournoi de tennis, spectateurs dans les tribunes : Ryan O'NEAL acteur debout en casquette et portant des lunettes de soleil et ses enfants. (Photo by Yann Gamblin/Paris Match via Getty Images)

1985 US Tennis Open: Men's Quarterfinals: Jimmy Connors vs. Heinz Gunthardt

Sep 4 1985

FLUSHING, QUEENS, NY - SEPTEMBER 4: Brett Connors (Jimmy Connors' son) attends the 1985 US Tennis Open: Men's Quarterfinals: Jimmy Connors vs. Heinz Gunthardt on September 4, 1985 at USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

USA John McEnroe, 1985 US Open

Sep 5 1985

Tennis: US Open: USA John McEnroe upset after losing Men's Finals vs Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl at National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 9/5/1985 CREDIT: Walter Iooss Jr. (Photo by Walter Iooss Jr. /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X31987 TK5 )

1985 US Tennis Open: Women's Finals: Hana Mandlikova vs. Martina Navratilova

Sep 7 1985

FLUSHING MEADOWS, QUEENS, NY - SEPTEMBER 7: Tennis player Hana Mandlikova plays in the 1985 US Tennis Open: Women's Finals: Hana Mandlikova vs. Martina Navratilova on September 7, 1985 at USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

1985 US Tennis Open: Women's Finals: Hana Mandlikova vs. Martina Navratilova

Sep 7 1985

FLUSHING MEADOWS, QUEENS, NY - SEPTEMBER 7: Tennis player Hana Mandlikova plays in the 1985 US Tennis Open: Women's Finals: Hana Mandlikova vs. Martina Navratilova on September 7, 1985 at USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

1985 US Tennis Open: Women's Finals: Hana Mandlikova vs. Martina Navratilova

Sep 7 1985

FLUSHING MEADOWS, QUEENS, NY - SEPTEMBER 7: Tennis player Hana Mandlikova plays in the 1985 US Tennis Open: Women's Finals: Hana Mandlikova vs. Martina Navratilova on September 7, 1985 at USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

1985 US Tennis Open: Women's Finals: Hana Mandlikova vs. Martina Navratilova

Sep 7 1985

FLUSHING MEADOWS, QUEENS, NY - SEPTEMBER 7: Tennis player Hana Mandlikova plays in the 1985 US Tennis Open: Women's Finals: Hana Mandlikova vs. Martina Navratilova on September 7, 1985 at USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

1985 US Tennis Open: Women's Finals: Hana Mandlikova vs. Martina Navratilova

Sep 7 1985

FLUSHING, QUEENS, NY - SEPTEMBER 7: Actress Linda Evans attends the 1985 US Tennis Open: Women's Finals: Hana Mandlikova vs. Martina Navratilova on September 7, 1985 at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

Lendl 1985 US Open

Sep 8 1985

Czech tennis player Ivan Lendl celebrates during the final of the 195 US Open at the Flushing Meadows, 8th September 1985. Lendl beat John McEnroe in three sets to win his second Grand Slam title. (Photo by Trevor Jones/Getty Images)

Larisa Savchenko

Sep 1 1989

Larisa Savchenko of Latvia during the US Open Tennis Championships held in Flushing Meadows, New York, USA during September 1989. (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images).

Steffi Graf

Sep 1 1990

Aug-Sep 1990: Steffi Graf of West Germany plays a forehand return during the US Open at Flushing Meadow in New York, USA. \ Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart/Allsport

Gabriela Sabatini

Sep 1 1990

Gabriela Sabatini of Argentina holding the trophy after winning the ladies singles final of the US Open Tennis Championships held in Flushing Meadows, New York, USA in September 1990. She beat Steffi Graf 6-2, 7-6. (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images).

Michael Chang of the U.S. chases down a return to

Sep 12 1992

FLUSHING MEADOWS, UNITED STATES: Michael Chang of the U.S. chases down a return to Sweden's Stefan Edberg 12 September 1992 at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, NY. The men are playing in the semi-finals of the tournament. (Photo credit should read BOB PEARSON/AFP/Getty Images)

1994 U.S. Open Tennis

Sep 9 1994

Andre Agassi at the 1994 U.S. Open Tennis, Flushing Meadows Park, Queens. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)

Steffi Graf

Sep 9 1995

9 Sep 1995: Steffi Graf of Germany holds the trophy aloft after her victory in the US Open at Flushing Meadow in New York, USA. \ Mandatory Credit: Simon Bruty/Allsport

Anna Kournikova

Aug 30 1997

30 Aug 1997: Anna Kournikova prepares to serve during a match at the US Open at Flushing Meadow in New York, USA. \ Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/Allsport

United States Open Tennis Championships

Aug 31 1997

31 Aug 1997: General view of the National Tennis Center entrance with the new Arthur Ashe Stadium in the background during the United States Open in Flushing, New York. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport

Patrick Rafter

Sep 7 1997

7 Sep 1997: Patrick Rafter of Australia kisses the trophy after beating Greg Rusedski to win the Mens Singles title at the US Open in Flushing Meadow, New York, USA. Rafter won the match in four sets 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5. \ Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/Allsport

Martina Hingis

Sep 7 1997

7 Sep 1997: Martina Hingis of Switzerland jumps in celebration after beating Venus Williams of the USA to win the Ladies Singles title at the US Open in Flushing Meadow, New York, USA. Hingis won the match in straight sets 6-0, 6-4. \ Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/Allsport

Serena Williams

Aug 31 1998

31 Aug 1998: Serena Williams of the USA in action during the US Open at Flushing Meadow in New York. \ Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport

Venus Williams

Sep 3 1998

3 Sep 1998: Venus Williams of the USA in action during the US Open at Flushing Meadow in New York. \ Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport

Martina Hingis...

Sep 11 1999

11 Sep 1999: Martina Hingis of Switzerland serves the ball in a match against Serena Williams of the USA during the US Open at the USTA National Tennis Courts in Flushing Meadows, New York. Serena Williams defeated Martina Hingis 6-3, 7-6, 7-4 Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill /Allsport

Baldwin Brothers

Sep 11 1999

11 Sep 1999: Stephen and Alec Baldwin stand and cheer from the stands during the US Open day 13 at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York. Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill /Allsport

Martina Hingis

Sep 11 1999

11 Sep 1999: Martina Hingis of Switzerland reacts to a shot during the match between Serena Williams of the USA in the US Open day 13 at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York. Williams defeated Martina 6-3, 7-6 (7-4). Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill /Allsport

General view

Sep 11 1999

11 Sep 1999: A general view of the nights sky taken during the US Open at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport

Serena Williams...

Sep 11 1999

11 Sep 1999: Serena Williams of the USA serves the ball in a match against Martina Hingis of Switzerland during the US Open at the USTA National Tennis Courts in Flushing Meadows, New York. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport

General view

Sep 11 1999

11 Sep 1999: A general view of the nights sky taken during the US Open at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport

General view...

Sep 11 1999

11 Sep 1999: General view of the tennis court during a match in the US Open at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport

Andre Agassi Celebrates

Sep 12 1999

Andre Agassi kissesp the men's singles championship trophy after defeating Todd Martin at the U.S. Open in New York Sunday Sept. 12, 1999. Agassi won 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 6-2. (Photo by Jon Gordon)

US Open

Aug 29 2002

FLUSHING, NY - AUGUST 29: An court worker clears water off the court during the US Open on August 29, 2002 at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Flushing, New York. (Photo by Gary M. Prior/Getty Images)

US Open

Aug 30 2002

FLUSHING, NY - AUGUST 30: A tennis fan wraps himself with an American flag during the US Open on August 30, 2002 at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Flushing, New York. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

US Open

Sep 7 2002

FLUSHING, NY - SEPTEMBER 7: A view of the stadium as the American flag is displayed on the court during the US Open on September 7, 2002 at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Flushing, New York. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

General view of the game

Sep 4 2003

FLUSHING, NY - SEPTMEBER 4: Fans watch Carlos Moya of Spain play Younes El Aynaoui of Morroco during the US Open at the USTA National Tennis Center on September 4, 2003 in Flushing, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Number 4 seed Lleyton Hewitt of Australi

Sep 3 2004

FLUSHING MEADOWS, UNITED STATES: Number 4 seed Lleyton Hewitt of Australia serves to Hicham Arazi of Morocco at the 2004 US Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flusing Meadows, New York, 03 September 2004. AFP PHOTO Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

US Open

Sep 12 2004

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 12: Tennis great John McEnroe, waves to the crowd during the Court of Champions ceremony prior to the men's final between Lleyton Hewitt of Australia and Roger Federer of Switzerland at the US Open September 12, 2004 at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

2004 US Open - Men's Singles - Finals - Lleyton Hewitt vs Roger Federer

Sep 12 2004

Lleyton Hewitt's sister watches his loss to Roger Federer in the men's singles final September 12, 2004 at the 2004 US Open. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

US Open

Sep 12 2004

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 12: Lleyton Hewitt of Australia wipes his face during the match against Roger Federer of Switzerland in the men's final at the US Open September 12, 2004 at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

2006 U.S. Open Tennis - Day 13

Sep 9 2006

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia kisses the championship trophy after her straight set victory over Justine Henin-Hardene of Belgium in the final of the U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on September 9, 2006 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

U.S. Open Day 3

Aug 29 2007

NEW YORK - AUGUST 29: Tim Henman of the United Kingdom signs autographs for fans after defeating Dmitry Tursunov of Russia during day three of the 2007 U.S. Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2007 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

U.S. Open Day 9

Sep 4 2007

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 04: Novak Djokovic of Serbia receives treatment from a trainer during a break in play against Juan Monaco of Argentina during day nine of the 2007 U.S. Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 4, 2007 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reaches out to return to Roger Fede

Sep 6 2008

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 06: Novak Djokovic of Serbia reaches out to return to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men's semifinal match on day 13 of the U.S. Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, U.S., on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008. Federer won the match 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 to advance to the men's final. (Photo by Rick Maiman/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

U.S. Open Men's Championship

Sep 8 2008

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 08: Harry Connick Jr. and Jill Goodacre watch the 2008 U.S. Open Men's Championship Match between Andy Murray of the United Kingdom and Roger Federer of Switzerland in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2008 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Rafael Nadal of Spain gets a medical tim

Sep 6 2009

Rafael Nadal of Spain gets a medical time out in his match against compatriot Nicolas Almagro during their 3rd round US Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2009 in New York. AFP PHOTO/TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

French tennis player Gael Monfils is elp

Sep 9 2009

French tennis player Gael Monfils is elped by a ball boy after falling during his match against Spain's Rafael Nadal during day nine of the 2009 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, September 8, 2009. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

US Open Day 14

Sep 13 2009

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Editor-in-Chief of Vogue magazine Anna Wintour watches the match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina during day fourteen of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 13, 2009 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

US Open Day 14

Sep 13 2009

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Roger Federer of Switzerland plays Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the Mens Singles Semifinal match on day fourteen of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 13, 2009 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

US Open Day 14

Sep 13 2009

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: A JetBlue airplane files over as Lukas Dlouhy of the Czech Republic (L) and Leander Paes of India play against Mahesh Bhupathi of India and Mark Knowles of the Bahamas during the men's doubles final on day fourteen of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 13, 2009 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

US Open Day 15

Sep 14 2009

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 14: Actor Bruce Willis (R) and wife Emma Heming at the match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina on day fifteen of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 14, 2009 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Day 1

Aug 30 2010

NEW YORK - AUGUST 30: Fireworks are set off as singer Gloria Estefan performs during the opening ceremony of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

An injured Eduardo Schwank of Argentina

Sep 2 2010

An injured Eduardo Schwank of Argentina is helped from the court by the chair umpire during his match against Arnaud Clement of France at the US Open 2010 tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 2, 2010 in New York City. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Day 4

Sep 2 2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 02: A fight breaks out between spectators in the upper deck of the grandstands of Arthur Ashe Stadium during the men's singles match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Philipp Petzschner of Germany on day four of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

US singer Gwen Stefani watches Swiss ten

Sep 6 2010

US singer Gwen Stefani watches Swiss tennis player Roger Federer against Austrian tennis player Jurgen Melzer, during their match at the 2010 US Open tennis tournament September 6, 2010, in New York. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Day 12

Sep 10 2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 10: (L-R) Mike Bryan of the United States and Bob Bryan of the United States celebrate match point against Rohan Bopanna of India and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan during the men's doubles final on day twelve of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 10, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Bryan/Bryan defeated Bopanna/Qureshi 7-6(5), 7-6(4). (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Day 13

Sep 11 2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: Kim Clijsters of Belgium and daughter Jada pose with the championship trophy after Clijsters defeated Vera Zvonareva of Russia during their women's singles final on day thirteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Day 13

Sep 11 2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: A score keeper adds Novak Djokovic's name to the draw board after Djokovic's win over Roger Federer of Switzerland during the men's singles semifinal match on day thirteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images for USTA)

U.S. Open - Day 13

Sep 11 2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: (L-R) Novak Djokovic of Serbia shakes hands with Roger Federer of Switzerland after winning the men's singles semifinal match on day thirteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Day 13

Sep 11 2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: A detail shot of tennis balls held by a ball person is seen during the men's singles semifinal match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day thirteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

US Open Tennis Championships

Sep 11 2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: Kim Clijsters of Belgium (right) shakes hands with Vera Zvonareva of Russia after defeating Zvonareva during their women's singles final on day thirteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Tommy Hindley/Professional Sport/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Day 14

Sep 12 2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 12: Ken Rosewall poses for a photograph in the Court of Champions during day fourteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

U.S. Open - Day 14

Sep 12 2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 12: Ground crew workers try to dry the court during a rain delay on day fourteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Day 15

Sep 13 2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during his men's singles final match on day fifteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 13, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Day 15

Sep 13 2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates with the championship trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia to win the men's singles final on day fifteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 13, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

U.S. Open -Day 15

Sep 13 2010

Tennis: US Open: Spain Rafael Nadal victorious during Men's Final vs Serbia Novak Djokovic at BJK National Tennis Center. Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City 9/13/2010 CREDIT: Jessica Kluetmeier (Photo by Jessica Kluetmeier /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X84703 TK3 R3 F98 )

2011 US Open - Day 1

Aug 29 2011

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Fans watch fireworks shoot off during the opening ceremony of Day One of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jaime L. Mikle/Getty Images for USTA)

2011 US Open - Day 12

Sep 9 2011

Tennis: US Open: Closeup of racket and ball of Spain Rafael Nadal during Men's Quarterfinals match vs USA Andy Roddick at BJK National Tennis Center. Equipment. Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City 9/9/2011 CREDIT: Simon Bruty (Photo by Simon Bruty /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X86381 TK4 R4 F92 )

TEN-US OPEN-NADAL-RODDICK

Sep 9 2011

First lady Michelle Obama wacthes herself on the video screen during play bewteen Rafael Nadal from Spain (2) against Andy Roddick from the United States (21) during their Men's Quarterfinal 2011 US Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York September 9, 2011. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

2011 US Open - Day 13

Sep 10 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Andy Murray of Great Britain hits a return against Rafael Nadal of Spain during Day Thirteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 10, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

2011 US Open - Day 13

Sep 10 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Roger Federer (R) of Switzerland congratulates Novak Djokovic of Serbia after Djokovic won their match during Day Thirteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 10, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

2011 US Open - Day 14

Sep 11 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Liezel Huber (R) and Lisa Raymond (L) of the United States kiss the trophy after defeating Vania King of the United States and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan to win the Women's Doubles Finals during Day Fourteen of the 2011 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

2011 US Open - Day 14

Sep 11 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Samantha Stosur (R) of Australia celebrates with the championship trophy alongside Serena Williams (L) of the United States who poses with the second place trophy after their Women's Singles Final match on Day Fourteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

2011 US Open - Day 14

Sep 11 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Samantha Stosur of Australia celebrates with the championship trophy after defeating Serena Williams of the United States to win the Women's Singles Final on Day Fourteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2011 US Open - Day 15

Sep 12 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Actor Justin Timberlake watches Rafael Nadal of Spain play against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the Men's Final on Day Fifteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

2011 US Open - Day 15

Sep 12 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates with the trophy after he defeated Rafael Nadal of Spain during the Men's Final on Day Fifteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

2011 US Open - Day 15

Sep 12 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Editor-in-chief of American Vogue Anna Wintour attends the match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Rafael Nadal of Spain during the Men's Final on Day Fifteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

2011 US Open - Day 15

Sep 12 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Recording artists Jay-Z and Beyonce watch Rafael Nadal of Spain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia play during the Men's Final on Day Fifteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

2011 US Open - Day 15

Sep 12 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Novak Djokovic of Serbia lisses the court after he won match point against Rafael Nadal of Spain during the Men's Final on Day Fifteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2011 US Open - Day 15

Sep 12 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after he won match point against Rafael Nadal of Spain during the Men's Final on Day Fifteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

2011 US Open - Day 15

Sep 12 2011

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the Men's Final on Day Fifteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

2012 US Open - Day 1

Aug 27 2012

Tennis: US Open: Overall view of fireworks over Arthur Ashe Stadium during opening ceremony at BJK National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 8/27/2012 CREDIT: Simon Bruty (Photo by Simon Bruty /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X155438 TK2 R7 F174 )

2012 US Open - Day 1

Aug 27 2012

Tennis: US Open: Aerial view of courts during 1st Round at BJK National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 8/27/2012 CREDIT: Simon Bruty (Photo by Simon Bruty /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X155438 TK2 R4 F60 )

2012 US Open - Day 3

Aug 29 2012

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Luxembourg fans cheer on Mandy Minella of Luxembourg during her women's singles second round match against Kristyna Pliskova of Czech Republic on Day Three of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2012 in the Flushing neigborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

2012 US Open - Day 9

Sep 4 2012

Tennis: US Open: View of crew tending to court during rain delay of Quarterfinals matches at BJK National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 9/4/2012 CREDIT: Carlos M. Saavedra (Photo by Carlos M. Saavedra /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X155464 TK2 R3 F7 )

2012 US Open - Day 10

Sep 5 2012

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: A general view is seen as Andy Murray of Great Britain competes against Marin Cilic of Croatia during their men's singles quarterfinal match on Day Ten of the 2012 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 5, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood, of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

2012 US Open - Day 13

Sep 8 2012

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Andy Murray of Great Britain argues with the chair umpire Pascal Maria and Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic after his hat was blown off by the wind during their men's singles semifinal match on Day Thirteen of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

2012 US Open - Day 13

Sep 8 2012

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Rain falls on center court in Arthur Ashe stadium to suspend play on Day Thirteen of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

2012 US Open - Day 14

Sep 9 2012

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Serena Williams of the United States hugs the championship trophy after defeating Victoria Azarenka of Belarus to win the women's singles final match on Day Fourteen of the 2012 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood, of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

TEN-US OPEN-WILLIAMS

Sep 9 2012

Serena Williams of the US hits a return to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during the women's singles final at the 2012 US Open tennis tournament on September 9, 2012 in New York. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

2012 US Open - Day 15

Sep 10 2012

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Andy Murray of Great Britain lifts the US Open championship trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the men's singles final match on Day Fifteen of the 2012 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 10, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood, of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

2012 US Open - Day 15

Sep 10 2012

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Andy Murray of Great Britain shakes hands with Novak Djokovic of Serbia following his victory in the men's singles final match on Day Fifteen of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 10, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Murray defeated Djokovic 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

TEN-US OPEN-DJOKOVIC-MURRAY

Sep 11 2012

Andy Murray of Britain celebrates his 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 win over Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the 2012 US Open tennis tournament September 10, 2012 in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

2013 US Open - Day 8

Sep 2 2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 02: Fans look on during a rain delay on Day Eight of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

TEN-US OPEN-AZARENKA-HANTUCHOVA

Sep 4 2013

Clouds reflect light from the setting sun over Arthur Ashe Stadium as Victoria Azarenka of Belarus (L) plays Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia (R) during their 2013 US Open women's singles quarterfinal match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 4, 2013 in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

2013 US Open - Day 14

Sep 8 2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Military personnel unfurl the national flag on Alrthur Ashe Stadium before the start of the women's singles final match between Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and Serena Williams of the United States of America on Day Fourteen of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

2013 US Open - Day 14

Sep 8 2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Sarah Jessica Parker attends the women's singles final match between Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and Serena Williams of the United States of America on Day Fourteen of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

2013 US Open - Day 14

Sep 8 2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her women's singles final match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus on Day Fourteen of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for the USTA)

2013 US Open - Day 14

Sep 8 2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus reacts during her women's singles final match against Serena Williams of the United States on Day Fourteen of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for the USTA)

2013 US Open - Day 15

Sep 9 2013

Tennis: US Open: Rear view of Serbia Novak Djokovic in action vs Spain Rafael Nadal during Men's Final at BJK National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 9/9/2013 CREDIT: Erick W. Rasco (Photo by Erick W. Rasco /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X156892 TK7 R10 F9 )

2013 US Open - Day 15

Sep 9 2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates victory as Novak Djokovic of Serbia walks back to his chair after their men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on Day Fifteen of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

2013 US Open - Day 15

Sep 9 2013

Tennis: US Open: Spain Rafael Nadal victorious with US Open Trophy, shaking hands with HRH Queen Sofia of Spain after winning Men's Final vs Serbia Novak Djokovic at BJK National Tennis Center. Flushing, NY 9/9/2013 CREDIT: Darren Carroll (Photo by Darren Carroll /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X156895 TK2 R10 F62 )

2013 US Open - Day 15

Sep 9 2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Kevin Spacey and David Beckham watch the men's singles final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Rafael Nadal of Spain on Day Fifteen of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

TEN-US OPEN-NADAL-DJOKOVIC

Sep 10 2013

Rafael Nadal of Spain (R) holds the trophy as he celebrates his win over Novak Djokovic of Serbia (L) during their 2013 US Open men's singles final match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 9, 2013 in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

2014 U.S. Open - Previews

Aug 24 2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 24: Previous men's winners sign is seen during previews for the US Open tennis at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

2014 U.S. Open - Previews

Aug 24 2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 24: A general view of Manhattan from Arthur Ashe Stadium during previews for the US Open tennis at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

2014 US Open Celebrity Sightings - Day 1

Aug 25 2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Karlie Kloss and her boyfriend Joshua Kushner attend the 2014 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 25, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City (Photo by Jean Catuffe/GC Images)

2014 US Open - Day 6

Aug 30 2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 30: A fan wears a had adorned with US Open pins while watching play on Day Six of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

2014 US Open - Day 7

Aug 31 2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 31: Rain falls on Arthur Ashe Stadium during a rain delay on Day Seven of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

2014 US Open - Day 7

Aug 31 2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 31: The court is dried following a rain delay on Day Seven of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

2014 US Open - Day 10

Sep 3 2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 03: The sun sets over the practice courts on Day Ten of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

2014 US Open - Day 12

Sep 5 2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Sania Mirza (R) of India and Bruno Soares (L) of Brazil celebrate with the trophy after defeating Santiago Gonzalez of Mexico and Abigail Spears of the United States to win the mixed doubles final on Day Twelve of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 5, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

2014 US Open - Day 14

Sep 7 2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Serena Williams of the United States celebrates with the trophy after defeating Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark to win their women's singles final match on Day fourteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Williams defeated Wozniacki in two sets by a score of 6-3, 6-3. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

2014 US Open - Day 14

Sep 7 2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Serena Williams of the United States reacts in the second set against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their women's singles final match on Day fourteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

2014 US Open - Day 15

Sep 8 2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Actor Bruce Willis (L) and his wife, model and actress Emma Heming watch as Marin Cilic of Croatia plays against Kei Nishikori of Japan during the men's singles final match on Day fifteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

2014 US Open - Day 15

Sep 8 2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Marin Cilic of Croatia reacts after defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan to win the men's singles final match on Day Fifteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

2014 US Open - Day 15

Sep 8 2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Kei Nishikori of Japan returns a shot against Marin Cilic of Croatia during their men's singles final match on Day Fifteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

2014 US Open - Day 15

Sep 8 2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: (L-R) Kei Nishikori of Japan and Marin Cilic of Croatia pose with trophies after the men's singles final match on Day fifteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Cilic defeated Nishikori by a score of 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

2014 US Open - Day 15

Sep 8 2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Fans watch as Marin Cilic of Croatia plays against Kei Nishikori of Japan during their men's singles final match on Day Fifteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jaime L. Mikle/Getty Images for USTA)

2014 U.S. Open - Day 15

Sep 8 2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Marin Cilic of Croatia celebrates with the trophy after defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan to win the men's singles final match on Day fifteen of the 2014 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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