Top Moments in US Open History

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  • Breaking Barriers
  • Setting a Precedent
  • Equal Pay for Equal Work
  • One of the Best
  • Before They Were Veterans
  • A Fierce Rivalry
  • Arthur Ash Stadium Opens, Venus William's Debut
  • William Sisters Steal the Show
  • More Williams Sisters' Domination
  • After 9/11
  • Fiftieth Anniversary of Althea Gibson's 1957 US Open Win
  • Serena Williams Continues Her Streak
  • Welcome, Sloane
  • Andy Murray Is Victorious
  • The US Open Starts Aug. 26

Equal Pay for Equal Work

For the first time in tennis history, men and women received equal prize money at the U.S. Open in 1973. The lucky recipients to take home $25,000 each were Margaret Smith Court and John Newcombe. (Photo: Mark Scott/Getty Images)

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