Marat Safin became the winner of the virtual Open championship of the USA on tennis

the Ex-first racket of the world Russian Marat Safin declared the winner of the virtual Open championship of the USA on tennis, the implementation of which was done by fan voting in social networks among former Champions of the US Open.

the organizers of the tournament held in absentia competition on Twitter and Instagram, among 32 winners of the previous years, many of which hit the net twice with the titles of different years. The strongest in each match to be decided by individual ballot.

On the way to the final, Safin defeated Jimmy Connors, Juan Martin Del Potro twice and Roger Federer. In the final voting has surpassed Safin, Rafael Nadal, receiving 60% of the vote. Just voted 6 502 people.

On the way to winning our Bracket of Champions, Safin defeated

4x US Open champion John McEnroe
Fan-favorite Juan Martin del Potro
5x champion Roger Federer (twice!)
4x champion Rafa Nadal

— US Open Tennis (@the us open) April 6, 2020

retired in 2009, Marat Safin is the only Russian winner of the Open championship of the USA in the final of the US Open in 2000 he beat Pete Sampras. With Nadal Safin met twice in 2007 and 2009 and both times lost to the Spaniard.

the Press service of the US Open on the same lines has launched a virtual version of the women’s singles, in which there is Russian Maria Sharapova. Americans Serena and Venus Williams are presented in the grid twice.

32 great champions, 32 great championship runs.

Vote this week beginning at 4pm ET for who you think had the best title run in US Open history!

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— US Open Tennis (@the us open) April 6, 2020