This quarterfinal week marks the 20th anniversary of the final U.S. Open match of the great Chris Evert. She was defeated 7-6, 6-1 in the 1989 quarterfinals by Zina Garrison. Evert defeated Monica Seles 6-0, 6-2 in the round of 16.
Evert reached her first U.S. Open semifinal at age 16. She went on to win the event six times, and retired with a 101-12 record at the tournament. Seventeen of nineteen times, she reached the semifinals.