Monica Seles to be inducted into US Open Court of Champions

Updated: 06 September 2013 14:26 IST

Seles, who won the US Open in 1991 and 1992, spent more than 175 weeks ranked first and was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2009.

Monica Seles to be inducted into US Open Court of Champions
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Nine-time major champion Monica Seles will be inducted into the US Open Court of Champions before the women's final on Sunday. (In pic: Monica Seles, right, with Chris Evert)

Seles, who won the US Open in 1991 and 1992, spent more than 175 weeks ranked first and was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2009.

She teamed with Chris Evert for a fun-and-games exhibition match against Jason Biggs and Rainn Wilson before Thursday night's main event, the quarterfinal between Novak Djokovic and Mikhail Youzhny.

Seles said being on the main court at the U.S. Open was a thrill. "It brought back so many memories. You could feel the electricity," she said.

Topics : Tennis Tiger Woods Maria Sharapova Sania Mirza Leander Paes US Open 2013
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