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40 LOVE Flashback: 20 US Open Champions

Who won the US Open 20 years ago? 10 years ago? When was the first all-Williams Grand Slam final? Test your memory and check out the last 20 US Open champions right here, right now.

Published September 08, 2013 12:00

Welcome to the last 20 US Open champions - kicking off the list is 1993 US Open winner Steffi Graf.
Welcome to the last 20 US Open champions - kicking off the list is 1993 US Open winner Steffi Graf.
Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario beat Graf to win the 1994 US Open - her only major outside Roland Garros.
Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario beat Graf to win the 1994 US Open - her only major outside Roland Garros.
Graf would reign again in 1995, though, edging a newly-returned Monica Seles in a three set final.
Graf would reign again in 1995, though, edging a newly-returned Monica Seles in a three set final.
The two would play again for the 1996 title, with Graf beating Seles again, this time in straights.
The two would play again for the 1996 title, with Graf beating Seles again, this time in straights.
Martina Hingis beat Venus Williams in straight sets an all-teenage final at the 1997 US Open.
Martina Hingis beat Venus Williams in straight sets an all-teenage final at the 1997 US Open.
Lindsay Davenport won the first of her three Grand Slam titles on home turf at the 1998 US Open.
Lindsay Davenport won the first of her three Grand Slam titles on home turf at the 1998 US Open.
Serena Williams beat Seles, Davenport and Hingis in the last three rounds to win the 1999 US Open.
Serena Williams beat Seles, Davenport and Hingis in the last three rounds to win the 1999 US Open.
And Venus Williams won the 2000 US Open, part of her millennium-best 35-match winning streak.
And Venus Williams won the 2000 US Open, part of her millennium-best 35-match winning streak.
The first all-Williams sister final came at the 2001 US Open, with Venus beating Serena in straights.
The first all-Williams sister final came at the 2001 US Open, with Venus beating Serena in straights.
There was another all-Williams sister final at the 2002 US Open, but this time Serena prevailed.
There was another all-Williams sister final at the 2002 US Open, but this time Serena prevailed.
Justine Henin won a semifinal marathon with Jennifer Capriati then beat Kim Clijsters for the 2003 title.
Justine Henin won a semifinal marathon with Jennifer Capriati then beat Kim Clijsters for the 2003 title.
Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Elena Dementieva in an all-Russian final for the US Open title in 2004.
Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Elena Dementieva in an all-Russian final for the US Open title in 2004.
Clijsters won her first Grand Slam title at the 2005 US Open - the only major of her first career.
Clijsters won her first Grand Slam title at the 2005 US Open - the only major of her first career.
Wearing a memorable classic style dress, Maria Sharapova beat Henin for the US Open trophy in 2006.
Wearing a memorable classic style dress, Maria Sharapova beat Henin for the US Open trophy in 2006.
Henin won the 2007 US Open, part of the second-best winning streak of the millennium - 32 matches.
Henin won the 2007 US Open, part of the second-best winning streak of the millennium - 32 matches.
It took Serena Williams six years to win the US Open again, beating Jelena Jankovic for it in 2008.
It took Serena Williams six years to win the US Open again, beating Jelena Jankovic for it in 2008.
Perhaps the most fairytale run of them all - a newly-unretired Clijsters won the 2009 US Open.
Perhaps the most fairytale run of them all - a newly-unretired Clijsters won the 2009 US Open.
And again in 2010 - Clijsters would win three more Grand Slam titles after coming out of retirement.
And again in 2010 - Clijsters would win three more Grand Slam titles after coming out of retirement.
Sam Stosur made the 2011 US Open final playing on all the outer courts, then won the title on Ashe.
Sam Stosur made the 2011 US Open final playing on all the outer courts, then won the title on Ashe.
Serena Williams came from 5-3 down in the third set to defeat Victoria Azarenka in last year's final.
Serena Williams came from 5-3 down in the third set to defeat Victoria Azarenka in last year's final.
  • Welcome to the last 20 US Open champions - kicking off the list is 1993 US Open winner Steffi Graf.
  • Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario beat Graf to win the 1994 US Open - her only major outside Roland Garros.
  • Graf would reign again in 1995, though, edging a newly-returned Monica Seles in a three set final.
  • The two would play again for the 1996 title, with Graf beating Seles again, this time in straights.
  • Martina Hingis beat Venus Williams in straight sets an all-teenage final at the 1997 US Open.
  • Lindsay Davenport won the first of her three Grand Slam titles on home turf at the 1998 US Open.
  • Serena Williams beat Seles, Davenport and Hingis in the last three rounds to win the 1999 US Open.
  • And Venus Williams won the 2000 US Open, part of her millennium-best 35-match winning streak.
  • The first all-Williams sister final came at the 2001 US Open, with Venus beating Serena in straights.
  • There was another all-Williams sister final at the 2002 US Open, but this time Serena prevailed.
  • Justine Henin won a semifinal marathon with Jennifer Capriati then beat Kim Clijsters for the 2003 title.
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Elena Dementieva in an all-Russian final for the US Open title in 2004.
  • Clijsters won her first Grand Slam title at the 2005 US Open - the only major of her first career.
  • Wearing a memorable classic style dress, Maria Sharapova beat Henin for the US Open trophy in 2006.
  • Henin won the 2007 US Open, part of the second-best winning streak of the millennium - 32 matches.
  • It took Serena Williams six years to win the US Open again, beating Jelena Jankovic for it in 2008.
  • Perhaps the most fairytale run of them all - a newly-unretired Clijsters won the 2009 US Open.
  • And again in 2010 - Clijsters would win three more Grand Slam titles after coming out of retirement.
  • Sam Stosur made the 2011 US Open final playing on all the outer courts, then won the title on Ashe.
  • Serena Williams came from 5-3 down in the third set to defeat Victoria Azarenka in last year's final.
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