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This Woman Just Made History at the US Open Men's Final

This Woman Just Made History at the US Open Men's Final

Eva Asderaki-Moore became the first woman to serve as chair umpire for the U.S. Open men's singles final.

Asderaki-Moore refereed Sunday's match between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.

According to ESPN, the U.S. Open also became the first Grand Slam to have women call both the men's final and the women's. On Saturday, Marija Cicak of Croatia refereed the women's final between Flavia Pennette and Roberta Vinci.

However ESPN reports, that Asderaki-Moore is not the first to serve as chair umpire of a men's Grand Slam final.

In 2007, Sandra de Jenkin became the first to serve as chair umpire of a men's Grand Slam final at the Australian Open and at the French Open the same year.

Asderaki-Moore made history on the same day that referee Sarah Thomas made her first NFL debut.

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