Open era or Open Era may refer to:
- Open Era (tennis), the period since 1968 where professionals can compete in Grand Slams
- Glasnost era, the increased openness in the Soviet Union from the mid-1980s
Open era or wide-open era, may also refer to:
- Open range era of the American Old West when cattle were allowed to roam freely in many states
- Early 20th century in many U.S. communities when gambling, prostitution, and/or other vices were tolerated by local governments. Among these communities were:
- Galveston, Texas
- Hot Springs, Arkansas
Other articles related to "open era, open":
... Further information Open Era of Galveston Despite attempts to draw new investment to the city after the hurricane, Galveston has never fully returned to its previous levels of national importance or ... The island had entered what would later become known as the open era ...
... Since 1968, this tournament become open to professionals, and it joined the Open Era of tennis ... The men who have reached the final at least four times during the open era are Jimmy Connors, Björn Borg, John McEnroe, Boris Becker, Goran Ivanišević, Pete ... The women who have reached the final at least four times during the open era are Billie Jean King, Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Venus Williams, and Serena Williams ...
1 and 2 pair in the open era to contest the French Open and Wimbledon men's finals back to back in a calendar year ... other in eight Grand Slam singles finals (2006–8 Wimbledon, 2006–8 French Open, 2009 Australian Open and 2011 French Open) in the span of 6 years, surpassing the old record by Bill Tilden and ... They are also the first pair in the open era to have faced each in 4 French Open finals (2006-8 and 2011) and the second of three pairs in the open era to have faced each other in 3 Wimbledon ...
... They met for the first time in a Grand Slam final at the 1990 US Open, with Agassi the favorite because of his top three ranking even though Sampras had defeated former World No ... The next time the pair met at a Grand Slam final was at the 1995 Australian Open ... of their matches, played in the 2001 US Open quarter-final, Sampras won with the score of 6–7(7), 7–6(2), 7–6(2), 7–6(5) throughout the game, no player managed to break the other's serve ...
Famous quotes containing the words era and/or open:
“... we are apt to think it the finest era of the world when America was beginning to be discovered, when a bold sailor, even if he were wrecked, might alight on a new kingdom ...”
—George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)
“The young women, what can they not learn, what can they not achieve, with Columbia University annex thrown open to them? In this great outlook for womens broader intellectual development I see the great sunburst of the future.”
—M. E. W. Sherwood (18261903)