Top players to never win the US Open

Bjorn Borg did not like the United States Open. He didn’t like the rambunctious New Yorkers, the nighttime lights — all the stuff his archrivals Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe revelled in.

Connors bested him at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills on clay in the semifinals in 1975, in the finals in 1976 and in the finals in 1978 at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. In 1979, Borg was seeded first but lost under the lights to the big server Roscoe Tanner in the quarterfinals. By 1980, however, Borg.....

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