US Open (tennis)

annual international tennis tournament in New York City, New York, USA, usually played in August - September

The US Open is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments. It is played in Queens, New York City in the USA. It is run by United States Tennis Association. The tournament has been played on three different surfaces:

Fans in the Arthur Ashe stadium before a match.

The tournament was first played in 1881 for men, and 1887 for women. In 2006, the U.S. Open became the first Grand Slam to use Hawk-Eye. Hawk-Eye is a machine that can give a virtual replay of the shot that has just been played - this is useful for seeing if the ball was in or out. When a player does not agree with the umpire, they can ask to use Hawk-Eye. As of 2007, the other three Grand Slams use this machine too.

The US Open is the final Grand Slam of the year and is played over two weeks, in late August and early September.

ChampionsEdit

Past championsEdit

Current championsEdit

Event Champion Runner-up Score
2016 Men's Singles   Stan Wawrinka   Novak Djokovic 6–7 (1), 6–4, 7–5, 6–3
2016 Women's Singles   Angelique Kerber   Karolína Plíšková 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
2016 Men's Doubles   Jamie Murray
  Bruno Soares
  Pablo Carreño Busta
  Guillermo García-López
6–2, 6–3
2016 Women's Doubles   Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  Lucie Šafářová
  Caroline Garcia
  Kristina Mladenovic
2–6, 7–6 (5), 6–4
2016 Mixed Doubles   Laura Siegemund
  Mate Pavić
  Coco Vandeweghe
  Rajeev Ram
6–4, 6–4

RecordsEdit

Other websitesEdit

Preceded by
Wimbledon
Grand Slam Tournament
August-September
Succeeded by
Australian Open
Preceded by
New Haven
US Open Series
July-September
Succeeded by
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