Top Moments in US Open History

of 159Photo
  • 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
  • Breaking Barriers
  • Setting a Precedent
  • Equal Pay for Equal Work
  • One of the Best
  • Before They Were Veterans

William Sisters Steal the Show

Serena Williams grabbed her first US Open women’s single title in 1999, making history as the first Black woman to win a Grand Slam competition since Althea Gibson in 1958. Serena then joined her sister Venus Williams to capture the women’s doubles title. (Photo: Clive Brunskill /Allsport)

More Photo Galleries