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Jimmy Connors, Bud Collins give U.S. Open quotes

Updated: September 11, 2011, 1:37 PM ET
By Glenn Liebman

In celebration of the greatest of all U.S. tennis tournaments, here are five great quotes about the U.S. Open from my book, "Tennis Shorts, 1001 Greatest Quotes About Tennis."

1. "Winning at Wimbledon was wonderful and it meant a lot to me. But there is nothing like winning the championship of your own country."

-- Don Budge, on the U.S. Open

2. "I like any title with the letters U.S. in front of it. To me, the U.S. Open is the most important tournament in the world."

-- ...

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