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1990

IBM becomes the official IT provider of the US Open, one of four tournaments in professional tennis' Grand Slam.

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1995

IBM hosts the first official tournament Website, USOpen.org.

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2001

IBM and the USTA start using Linux to manage traffic on the USOpen.org site.

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2005

IBM delivers a virtual court experience that allows fans to follow US Open action in real time.

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2006

IBM introduces virtualization and self-managing autonomic technologies to support a green technology initiative at the tournament.

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2007

IBM's SlamTracker technology provides a live interactive view of the action on the court and enhanced point-by-point scoring during the matches.

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2009

The US Open goes mobile with an official Apple iPhone app. It was also during the 2009 tournament that organizers could begin offering live-streaming match footage.

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2010

With the advent of Apple's wildly popular iPad, a tablet-friendly version of USOpen.org is introduced for mobile tennis fans.

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2011

The Keys to the Match is introduced. The feature analyzes 39 million data points to reveal insights that indicate how players need to perform to win. In addition, a new US Open Android app connects fans to tournament action.

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2012

IBM and USTA unveil a US Open iPad app that delivers live video, real-time stats and insight into match data via a social dashboard.

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