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  1. Zaharias wins first US Open despite poor putting

    Larry Schwartz

    Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins her first of three women's U.S. Opens, by eight strokes at the Atlantic City CC.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 10, 2001
  2. Arthur Ashe, 49, dies of pneumonia

    Larry Schwartz

    Arthur Ashe, the first African-American tennis player to win the U.S. Open (1968) and Wimbledon (1975), dies of pneumonia, a complication of AIDS. Ashe was 49.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 31, 2002
  3. Jones makes this Grand Slam look easy

    Larry Schwartz

    Bobby Jones completes the only Grand Slam ever accomplished in golf when he wins the U.S. Amateur outside Philadelphia. Jones, who had captured the British Amateur, the British Open and the U.S. Open, defeats Eugene Homans, 8-and-7, in the Amateur final.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 21, 2001
  4. Ouimet becomes first amateur to win U.S. Open

    Larry Schwartz

    American Francis Ouimet becomes the first amateur to win the U.S. Open, defeating top British pros Harry Vardon and Ted Ray in an 18-hole playoff at The Country Club of Brookline, a Boston suburb.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 17, 2001
  5. Agassi first unseeded man to win U.S. Open

    Larry Schwartz

    Andre Agassi wins the U.S. Open, beating Michael Stich, 6-1, 7-6, 7-5 in the final.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 10, 2001
  6. Amateur Arthur Ashe wins first U.S. Open

    Larry Schwartz

    Arthur Ashe defeats Tom Okker in five sets to win the first U.S. Open. Ashe is the first African-American male to capture a Grand Slam tournament.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 07, 2001
  7. Real image is youthful Sampras all over Agassi

    Larry Schwartz

    At 19, Pete Sampras becomes the youngest man to win the U.S. Open by overpowering Andre Agassi, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 07, 2001
  8. Two 18th-hole birdies key Hagen's first major

    Larry Schwartz

    Walter Hagen wins the first of his 11 majors, the U.S. Open. His 290 at Modlothian CC in Blue Island, Ill., wins by one stroke over amateur Chic Evans.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 17, 2001
  9. Hagen first American-born to win British Open

    Larry Schwartz

    Walter Hagen becomes the first native-born American to win the British Open by beating George Duncan and Jim Barnes by one stroke, 300-301, at Royal St. George's in Sandwich, England.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 21, 2001
  10. Watson's miracle slice shot leads to Open title

    Larry Schwartz

    Tom Watson's unlikely chip shot on the 17th hole at Pebble Beach enables him to break his tie with Jack Nicklaus and win the U.S. Open.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 18, 2001
  11. Nicklaus trumps the "king" in his own court

    Larry Schwartz

    Jack Nicklaus wins the U.S. Open when he defeats hometown favorite Arnold Palmer in a playoff at the Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 15, 2001
  12. Hogan walks away as U.S. Open champion

    Larry Schwartz

    Having recovered from a near fatal auto accident 16 months ago, Ben Hogan wins the U.S. Open by shooting a 69 in an 18-hole playoff at the Merion Golf Club outside Philadelphia.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 08, 2001
  13. Bradley is first woman to win all four majors

    Larry Schwartz

    When Pat Bradley wins the LPGA championship in Ohio, she becomes the first woman to win all four of the top women's tournaments (the Canadian Open, the U.S. Open and the Dinah Shore are the others).

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 31, 2001
  14. Martina was alone on top

    Larry Schwartz

    Martina Navratilova won four U.S. Open singles titles and nine Wimbledon singles titles. SportsCentury: Martina Navratilova airs Friday at 4 pm ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 31, 2000
  15. The two-handed assassin

    Larry Schwartz

    Evert was "an assassin" even as a 16-year-old.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 29, 2000
  16. Youth Is Served

    Larry Schwartz

    More info on Pete Sampras

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 28, 2000