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PLAYING IN MOST SINGLES FINALS

All records through the 2017 US Open

MEN

PlayerNumberYears
1. Bill Tilden101918-25, ‘27, ‘29
2. Bill Larned91900-03, ‘07-11
T3. Pete Sampras81990, ‘92-93, ‘95-96, 2000-02
T3. Ivan Lendl 81982-89
T3. Bill Johnston     81915-16, ‘19-20, ‘22-25
Open Era  
T1. Pete Sampras81990, ‘92-93, ‘95-96, 2000-02
T1. Ivan Lendl81982-89
T3. Novak Djokovic72007, '10-13, '15-16
T3. Roger Federer
72004-09,'15
T3. Jimmy Connors71974-78, ‘82-83

WOMEN

PlayerNumberYears
1. Molla Bjurstedt Mallory101915-18, ‘20-24, ‘26
T2. Chris Evert91975-80, ‘82-84
T2. Helen Wills91922-25, ‘27-29, ‘31, ‘33
Open Era  
1. Chris Evert91975-80, ‘82-84
T2. Steffi Graf81987-90, ‘93-96
T2. Martina Navratilova81981, ‘83-87, ‘89, ‘91
T2. Serena Williams81999, 2001-02, ‘08, ‘11-14

MOST SINGLES FINALS, SUCCESSIVE

MEN

PlayerNumberYears
T1. Ivan Lendl 81982-89
T1. Bill Tilden81918-25
3. Richard Sears71881-87
Open Era  
1. Ivan Lendl 81982-89
2. Roger Federer62004-09
3. Jimmy Connors51974-78

WOMEN

PlayerNumberYears
T1. Chris Evert61975-80
T1. Pauline Betz61941-45
T3. Martina Navratilova51983-87
T3. Helen H. Jacobs51932-36
T3. Molla Bjurstedt Mallory51920-24
T3. Elisabeth Moore 51901-05
Open Era  
1. Chris Evert61975-80
2. Martina Navratilova51983-87
T3. Serena Williams42011-14
T3. Steffi Graf (twice)41987-90, '93-96
T3. Evonne Goolagong 41973-76

MOST SINGLES TOURNAMENTS PLAYED, CAREER

MEN

PlayerNumberYears
1. Vic Seixas Jr.281940-42, ‘44, ‘46-69
2. Sidney B. Wood Jr. 261927-28, ‘30-49, ‘51-54, ‘56
T3. Francis X. Shields231926-35, ‘38-41, ‘45, ‘47-54
T3. Watson Washburn231910-17, ‘20-24, ‘26-30, ‘33-37
T3. Wallace F. Johnson 231904-16, ‘19-28
T3. Nathaniel W. Niles 231904-26
Open Era  
1. Jimmy Connors221970-89, ’91-92
2. Andre Agassi211986-2006
T3. Roger Federer172000-15, '17
T3. Michael Chang171987-2003

WOMEN

PlayerNumberYears
1. Martina Navratilova 211973-93
T2. Amy Frazier201987-2006
T2. Virginia Wade201964-70, '72-84
T2. Marjorie Gladman Van Ryn Buck201927-37, ‘42-43, ‘45, ‘47-52, ‘55
Open Era  
1. Martina Navratilova211973-93
2. Amy Frazier201987-2006
T3. Venus Williams191997-2002, '04-05, '07-17
T3. Chris Evert191971-89

MOST SINGLES MATCHES PLAYED, CAREER

MEN

PlayerNumberYears
1. Jimmy Connors1151970-89, ’91-92
2. Vic Seixas Jr. 1021940-69
3. Andre Agassi981986-2006
Open Era  
1. Jimmy Connors1151970-89, ’91-92
2. Andre Agassi981986-2006
3. Roger Federer942000-15, '17

WOMEN

PlayerNumberYears
1. Chris Evert1131971-89
2. Martina Navratilova 1061973-93
3. Serena Williams1001998-2002, ’04-09, ’11-16
Open Era  
1. Chris Evert1131971-89
2. Martina Navratilova1061973-93
3. Serena Williams1001998-2002, ’04-09, ’11-16

MOST SINGLES MATCHES WON, CAREER

MEN

PlayerNumberYears
1. Jimmy Connors981970-89, ’91-92
2. Roger Federer822000-15, '17
3. Andre Agassi791986-2006
Open Era  
1. Jimmy Connors981970-89, ’91-92
2. Roger Federer822000-15, '17
3. Andre Agassi791986-2006

WOMEN

PlayerNumberYears
1. Chris Evert1011971-89
T2. Martina Navratilova 891973-93
T2. Serena Williams891998-2002, ’04-09, ’11-16
Open Era  
1. Chris Evert1011971-89
T2. Martina Navratilova891973-93
T2. Serena Williams891998-2002, ’04-09, ’11-16

GREATEST NUMBER OF YEARS BETWEEN FIRST AND LAST SINGLES TITLES

MEN

PlayerNumberYears
1. Ken Rosewall141956, 1970
2. Pete Sampras121990, 2002
3. William Larned101901, 1911
Open Era  
1. Pete Sampras121990, 2002
2. Jimmy Connors91974, 1983
3. Rafael Nadal72010, 2017

WOMEN

PlayerNumberYears
1. Serena Williams151999, 2014
T2. Margaret Smith Court111962, 1973
T2. Molla Bjurstedt Mallory111915, 1926
Open Era  
1. Serena Williams151999, 2014
2. Steffi Graf81988, 1996
3. Chris Evert71975, 1982