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US Open Tennis History. Did you know?

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2017.09.06

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Hello everyone.
As we all know the final grand slam tournament of the year is being played through August 28th ~ September 10th. Who will be crowned the 2017  men’s and women’s champion? And wait, here are some interesting facts about the U.S. Open.

US OPEN was first played on Grass!

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  • 1881 National championship at Newport Casino, Rhode Island

 

West Side Tennis club in Forest Hills, NYC

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  • 1968 was when All 5 events (men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, mixed doubles, & women’s doubles)  held in 1 place

 

What??? The US Open was played on Clay!

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  • 1975 change of surface to clay from grass court

 

The National Tennis Center Hard court

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  •  1978 Surface change to hard court
  • New location: The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York

For more information on the US Open History!

http://www.tennistheme.com/usopentennishistory.html

  AMAZING to be part of this LIVING SPORT!

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George Kidera has been coaching at APF Academies since April 2011. He had played tennis for the Bulldogs at Truman State University from 2000-2002. His role has been to promote and support all levels of the international tennis community at APF. "Coaching tennis is a wonderful experience and a great teaching tool to develop our next future leader."