USA Open

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 11 July, 1993, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 11 July, 1993, 12:00am

WHEN Jimmy Connors first appeared in the US Open, the tournament was played on grass with wooden racquets, professional tennis had just been introduced, and Andre Agassi was a new-born baby. Having missed just one year since 1970 - he was injured in 1990 - the 40-year-old ex-champ has yet to enter this year's event so New York may have seen the last of his pumping fist salutes.