the 1988 US Open in a sentence
1. Agassi won the first four matches including a straight-set victory in round 16 of the 1988 US Open and defeating Chang, the defending champion, in the 1990 French Open in a four-set quarterfinal.
2. Note: Graf's semifinal match at the 1988 US Open was walkover (so not counted as win) The main weapons in Graf's game were her powerful inside-out forehand drive (which earned her the moniker Fräulein Forehand) and her intricate footwork.
3. A highlight of this comeback included a semifinal showing in the 1988 US Open mixed doubles with partner Ken Flach.
4. During the 1988 US Open the ATP, led by then-World No. 1 Mats Wilander, staged an impromptu meeting known as the "Parking Lot Press Conference" during failed negotiations with the MTC over the organisation of the Grand Prix and key issues such as player fatigue.
5. Rostagno's best performance at a Grand Slam event came at the 1988 US Open, where he reached the quarterfinals by beating Yahiya Doumbia, Martin Davis, Tim Mayotte and Ronald Agénor before being defeated by Ivan Lendl.
6. He had earlier been the first-ever opponent of Sampras in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament, in the first round of the 1988 US Open, also winning that match in 5 sets.
7. The 1988 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States.
8. Mats Wilander defeated three-time defending champion Ivan Lendl, 6–4, 4–6, 6–3, 5–7, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1988 US Open.
9. This was a rematch of the 1988 US Open final and the 1989 US Open top half semifinal.
10. He reached the round of 16 in singles at the 1988 US Open and also the semifinal in doubles that same year.
11. Her best Grand Slam results were reaching the women's doubles final at the 1988 US Open and the 1989 Australian Open, and the mixed doubles final at the 1995 French Open.
12. In the 1988 US Open, Ivan Lendl complained about Andre Agassi's grunting: "When Agassi went for a big shot, his grunt was much louder.
13. His victory over Djokovic took four hours and fifty four minutes, equal to the 1988 US Open final between Ivan Lendl and Mats Wilander as the longest U.S. Open singles final in terms of time.
14. In September, Evert was forced to withdraw from the semifinals of the 1988 US Open with the flu.
15. It was the longest Grand Slam final match (by duration) in history, lasting 5 hours 53 minutes, overtaking the record previously set by the 1988 US Open Final between Mats Wilander and Ivan Lendl.
16. He defeated both Slobodan Živojinović and countryman Tobias Svantesson in the 1988 US Open, to make the third round, where he was knocked out of the tournament by Stefan Edberg.
17. His best showing came in the 1988 US Open, winning matches over Horacio de la Peña and Andrew Burrow.
18. In the 1988 US Open, which he had to qualify for, Burrow defeated West German Udo Riglewski in the first round.
19. At the junior Grand Slam events he made the doubles quarter-finals at the French Open in 1988 and 1989, as well as being a doubles quarter-finalist at the 1988 US Open.
20. It is the joint longest US Open men's final in history, lasting 4 hours and 54 minutes (equalling the 1988 US Open final played by Ivan Lendl and Mats Wilander), and the equal third-longest men's final in the Open era, only behind the 2012 Australian Open final and the 2019 Wimbledon final.
21. It was the equal-longest US Open men's final in history, lasting four hours and fifty-four minutes (equalling the 1988 US Open final played by Ivan Lendl and Mats Wilander), and the equal second-longest men's final in the Open era, only behind the 2012 Australian Open final.
22. The Men's Doubles tournament at the 1988 US Open was held from August 29 to September 11, 1988, on the outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City, United States.
23. As a junior he represented Italy in the Sunshine Cup and his biggest individual success was reaching the final of the boys' doubles event at the 1988 US Open.
24. As a junior, Lapi was runner-up to Natalia Zvereva in the 1987 Orange Bowl and was also a girls' doubles finalist at the 1988 US Open.
25. As a junior Yancey partnered with Jonathan Stark to win the boys' doubles title at the 1988 US Open.
26. He competed in the main draw of the men's doubles at the 1988 US Open, with Peter Palandjian.
27. Farrow competed in the men's doubles draw at the 1988 US Open with Greg Van Emburgh and made it to the second round, in what would be his only grand slam main draw appearance.
28. She and Sampras subsequently received entry into the doubles main draw at the 1988 US Open, where they came up against Louise Allen and Anna-Maria Fernandez for their first round match, which they lost in a third set tiebreak.
29. On the professional tour she reached a career high singles ranking of 197 in the world and most notably qualified for the main draw of the 1988 US Open.
30. But does grunting distract an opponent? Ivan Lendl complained that Andre Agassi's howls in the 1988 US Open threw off his concentration and timing.
- their best match
- high-quality shot-making
- the momentum
- a five-set victory
- the toughest contest
- his first US Open title
- Their next two Grand Slam meetings
- easy straight-set victories
- both the Australian Open
- the matches
- their matches
- the last being
- his prime
- their first three matches
- their last 11 matches
- Indian Wells
- Their most notable match
- the 1989 Davis Cup semi-final match
- a baseliner
- a three-time champion
- his first Grand Slam title
- The intensity
- two breaks
- a highly anticipated rematch
- four tight sets
- Their final match
- memorable encounters
- the players' contrasting styles
- traditional serve-&-volley methods
- Agassi's variety
- his main weapons
- their sole match
- the 1999 Rome Masters
- four matches
- two matches
- their 2000 and 2001 encounters
- best matches
- both their meetings
- both occasions
- their only US Open encounter