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Making a List
Edited by Richard Demak
September 02, 1991
The U.S. Open began on Monday at Flushing Meadow in New York City. The Open is the only Grand Slam tournament that has been held on three surfaces—grass, clay and hard court—and five-time champion Jimmy Connors is the only player to have won it on all three. He also has played more memorable matches at the U.S. Open than anyone else. Here are 10 of them:
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September 02, 1991

Making A List

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1989 round of 16—6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory over Stefan Edberg. Edberg was seeded third but Connors demolished him. Along the way, a characteristic curse-fest, directed at umpire Richard Ings, cost Jimbo $2,250 in fines.

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