September 10, 1979
Two legs up on a Grand Slam, Bjorn Borg sorely wants to walk off with the third, the U.S. Open, a prize that has eluded him—while Chris Evert Lloyd tries for her fifth straight title. Curry Kirkpatrick and Barry...
September 17, 1979 | Barry McDermott
Magnificently fulfilling her boundless promise, Tracy Austin became a legend Sunday. By winning the women's title at the tender age of 16, she is now the youngest champion—male or female—in the history of the U.S. Open.
November 12, 1979 | Barry McDermott
Tracy Austin (above) was a star in a resolute battle against the British as the U.S. team regained the Wightman Cup
March 13, 1980
Past, present and future tennis came together in 1979. From out of history came Billie Jean King to win a record 20th All-England title, in women's doubles. Wimbledon also featured the No. 1 contemporary...
June 16, 1980 | Curry Kirkpatrick
On their toes for the first leg of the Grand Slam, Bjorn Borg and Chris Evert Lloyd won the French Open, his fifth and her fourth