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Agassi, Williams sisters add bounce to tennis' boomWhen a herniated disc forced Pete Sampras to withdraw from the U.S. Open without playing a match, things looked bleak for the century's final Grand Slam. A slew of early exits, due to injuries and upsets, didn't help. But two weeks later, the Open's silver lining emerged as Andre Agassi and Serena Williams put a Flushing touch on a sizzling Slam, topping an all-around exciting year for tennis.
Agassi wins U.S. Open in five-set thriller over Martin|
Andre Agassi's 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 6-2 victory, gave him his second Grand Slam title of 1999 He also won the French Open.
Serena Williams downs Hingis for U.S. Open crown|
With the 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) win, Williams became the first African-American woman to win a Grand Slam title since Althea Gibson won the U.S. Open in 1958.
Williams sisters capture U.S. Open doubles crown|
Venus and Serena defeated fellow American Chanda Rubin and Sandrine Testude of France for their second Grand Slam women's doubles title.
Lareau, O'Brien capture men's doubles title|
The 11th-seeded pair won their first Grand Slam title on Friday by upsetting the top-seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes of India.
Mixed doubles champs crowned at U.S. Open|
Ai Sugiyama of Japan and Mahesh Bhupathi of India captured the first title at the U.S. Open by beating Americans Kimberly Po and Donald Johnson.
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