Eva Asderaki-Moore, U.S. Open chair umpire, a star on Twitter

Chair Umpire Eva Asderaki-Moore made history Sunday as she became the first woman to oversee a U.S. Open men's final. The Greek official was so good in the match pitting Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer that she overshadowed them on Twitter.

Greek official makes history, gets every overrule correct

Chair umpire Eva Asderaki-Moore, middle, didn’t miss a call in the U.S. Open final between Roger Federer, right, and Novak Djokovic, left, on Sunday night. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Everyone was very impressed by Novak Djokovic's performance Sunday night as he won the U.S. Open men's title for the second time after defeating Roger Federer.

However, he wasn't the only one who had a stellar night.

If you hadn't heard of Eva Asderaki-Moore before the final, you know her now as Twitter erupted with support for the chair umpire as she made history by becoming the first woman to oversee a U.S. Open men's final. 

The Greek official was so good at calling the match that she overshadowed the two players on social media.

The match didn't seem to need Hawk-eye (instant replay system), as every time Djokovic or Federer challenged an overrule by Asderaki-Moore, she ended up being right. 

There will probably be more work in store for Asderaki-Moore, who also gained the respect of every other tennis player watching the final.

Marija Cicak also deserves mention, as she did a great job overseeing the women's final. It was also the first time that two women worked both the men's and women's U.S. Open finals.


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