The US Open 2008 Numbers and Attendance Figures

by The Insider on September 10, 2008 · 2 comments

in Grand Slams

The final Grand Slam of the year has now concluded and here at the Tennis Times I thought I would let you know about a great post from OnTheBaseline, which outlines the key stats from the US Open 2008.
A record attendance of over 720,000 fans attended the tournament in Flushing Meadows, New York.

10 – Set points saved by Serena Williams in her quarterfinal match against her sister Venus.

23 – Sessions sold out at this year’s US Open.

222 million – Pages viewed by fans at

4 – Titles captured by American players at their home Grand Slam.

477 – Instant replay challenges made during the two weeks in Arthur Ashe and Louis

Armstrong stadiums.

155 – Calls that were overturned after player challenges.

720,000 – Over 720,000 fans attended this year’s Championships.

33 – Aces hit by eventual champion Serena Williams, the most of any player in the women’s


14 – Double faults posted by former world number one Amelie Mauresmo in her fourth round

loss to Flavia Pennetta.

128 mph – The fastest serve of the women’s tournament which was hit by Anna-Lena Groenefeld.

1974 – The last year prior to 2008 that the women’s final was not staged on a Saturday.

170 – Winners hit by Serena Williams in her seven matches.

0 – Sets dropped by Serena Williams along the way to her third US Open title.

38 – Countries represented in the women’s main draw.

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