Ranking the Most Shocking Upsets in US Open Tennis History

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Ranking the Most Shocking Upsets in US Open Tennis History
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Julie Coin

Victoria Duval's stunning victory over 11th-seeded Samantha Stosur provided the big story of the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open. But does it rank among the most shocking upsets in U.S. Open history?

In determining our ranking of the most shocking upsets, we considered only matches played in the Open Era. Technically, the first U.S. Open was played in 1968, so that is the starting point.

Standouts such as John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Monica Seles and John Newcombe are among the stars who were victims of historic upsets at the U.S. Open.

We had limited our rankings to the 12 greatest shockers before Duval's upset forced us to make room for a 13th entry. Therefore, here is our countdown of the 13 most shocking upsets in the U.S. Open.

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