TR Retro: Greatest WTA Match: Graf v. Seles, 1995 US Open Final

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The two great rivals lit up New York

If there was a tennis match with more historical significance and human drama than the 1995 US Open final between embittered rivals Steffi Graf and Monica Seles, it did not occur in women’s tennis during the Open era. The WTA has boasted at least 25 fantastic high-level, well-played contests between significant players since 1968, but none matched the raw emotion or electricity of the Graf-Seles Battle Royal.

It was possibly the one match in the Open Era that at the time appeared to determine who the greatest player of all time would be.

It could be argued that Seles

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