Roger Federer, 5-Time US Open Champion, 20-Time Grand Slam Winner
50 for 50: Rod Laver, 1969 US Open Tennis Men's Singles Champion
2017 US Open Tennis Championships - Aug 28 to Sep 10
Top 15 Grand Slam Tennis Single Winners (Men & Women) 1968 - 2019 [Bar Chart Race]
Steffi Graf was the two-time defending champion, but she was defeated in the final by her rival Gabriela Sabatini, in what was a rematch of the 1988 US Open final and the 1989 US Open top half semifinal. It also proved to be the first and only time Sabatini would defeat Graf in Grand Slam competition.