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US Open (tennis)
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Clay court>Clay – outdoors {{smallHardcourt>Hard – outdoors {{smallname=Weather|Except Arthur Ashe Stadium and Louis Armstrong Stadium during rain delays.}}United States dollar>US$57 million (2019) 2019 US Open Prize Money| Men Draw = 128S / 128Q / 64DRafael Nadal(singles)Juan Sebastián CabalRobert Farah (tennis)>Robert Farah (doubles)Richard Sears (tennis)>Richard SearsWilliam LarnedBill TildenMike BryanRichard Sears (tennis)>Richard SearsHolcombe Ward| Women Draw = 128S / 128Q / 64D| Women Current = Bianca Andreescu (singles)Elise MertensAryna Sabalenka (doubles)| Women Most S = 8Molla Mallory| Women Most D = 13Margaret Osborne duPont| Mixed Draw = 32| Mixed Current = Bethanie Mattek-SandsJamie Murray| Mixed Most M = 4 Bill TildenBill TalbertBob Bryan| Mixed Most F = 9 Margaret Osborne duPont| Web site =weblink| Notes = }}The United States Open Tennis Championships is a hard court tennis tournament. The tournament is the modern version of one of the oldest tennis championships in the world, the U.S. National Championship, for which men's singles and men's doubles were first played in 1881.Since 1987, the US Open has been chronologically the fourth and final Grand Slam tournament of the year. The other three, in chronological order, are the Australian Open, the French Open, and Wimbledon. The US Open starts on the last Monday of August and continues for two weeks, with the middle weekend coinciding with the U.S. Labor Day holiday.The tournament consists of five primary championships: men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles, and mixed doubles. The tournament also includes events for senior, junior, and wheelchair players. Since 1978, the tournament has been played on acrylic hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Queens, New York City. The US Open is owned and organized by the United States Tennis Association (USTA), a non-profit organization, and the chairperson of the US Open is Katrina Adams.{{citation needed|date=August 2018}} Revenue from ticket sales, sponsorships, and television contracts are used to develop tennis in the United States.The US Open employs standard 7-points tiebreakers in every set of a singles match. For the other three Grand Slam events, there are special scoring methods for a match that reaches 6–6 in the last possible set (the third for women and the fifth for men): in the French Open, the decisive set continues until a player takes a two-game lead, in Australia, an extended tiebreaker to 10 points is played, and at Wimbledon, a standard tiebreaker is played only if the game score reaches 12–12. As with the US Open, those events use tiebreakers to decide the other sets.


1881–1914: Newport Casino

(File:Newport Tennis Hall of Fame.jpg|left|thumb|250px|The Newport Casino Tennis Court (as of 2005), where the US Open was first held in 1881)The tournament was first held in August 1881 on grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. That year, only clubs that were members of the United States National Lawn Tennis Association (USNLTA) were permitted to enter.NEWS,weblink National Lawn-Tennis Tournament, The New York Times, July 14, 1881, July 15, 2012, Richard Sears won the men's singles at this tournament, which was the first of his seven consecutive singles titles.BOOK, The Bud Collins History of Tennis, Bud Collins, New Chapter Press, New York City, 2010, 2nd, 10, 452, 454, 978-0942257700, (File:Us championships 1890 semifinal campbell vs huntington.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Semifinal at the 1890 US Tennis Championships at Newport. Match between Oliver Campbell and Bob Huntington)From 1884 through 1911, the tournament used a challenge system whereby the defending champion automatically qualified for the next year's final, where he would play the winner of the all-comers tournament. In 1915, the national championship was relocated to the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, Queens, New York City. The effort to relocate it to New York City began as early as 1911 when a group of tennis players, headed by New Yorker Karl Behr, started working on it.NEWS,weblink Tennis Tournament at Newport Again, The New York Times, February 4, 1911, July 16, 2012, In the first years of the U.S. National Championship, only men competed and the tournament was known as the U.S. National Singles Championships for Men. In 1887, six years after the men's nationals were first held, the first U.S. Women's National Singles Championship was held at the Philadelphia Cricket Club. The winner was 17-year-old Philadelphian Ellen Hansell. This was followed by the introduction of the U.S. Women's National Doubles Championship in 1899 and the U.S. Mixed Doubles Championship in 1892. The women's tournament used a challenge system from 1888 through 1918, except in 1917. Between 1890 and 1906, sectional tournaments were held in the east and the west of the country to determine the best two doubles teams, which competed in a play-off for the right to compete against the defending champions in the challenge round.

1915–1977: West Side Tennis Club

In early 1915, a group of about 100 tennis players signed a petition in favor of moving the tournament. They argued that most tennis clubs, players, and fans were located in the New York City area and that it would therefore be beneficial for the development of the sport to host the national championship there.NEWS,weblink Newport May Lose Tennis Tourney, The New York Times, January 17, 1915, July 16, 2012, This view was opposed by another group of players that included eight former national singles champions.NEWS,weblink Want Newport for Tennis Tourney, The New York Times, January 18, 1915, July 16, 2012, NEWS,weblink A Tennis "Solar Plexus", The New York Times, January 23, 1915, July 16, 2012, This contentious issue was brought to a vote at the annual USNLTA meeting on February 5, 1915, with 128 votes in favor of and 119 against relocation.NEWS,weblink Tourney Goes to New York, Boston Evening Transcript, February 6, 1915, July 16, 2012, NEWS,weblink 'All-Comers' Tourney to be Restricted, The New York Times, February 7, 1915, July 16, 2012, NEWS,weblink Newport Loses Tennis Tourney, The New York Times, February 6, 1915, July 21, 2012, From 1921 through 1923, the tournament was played at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia.WEB,weblink Germantown Cricket Club History, Germantown Cricket Club, December 15, 2013, dead,weblink" title="">weblink April 3, 2012, mdy-all, It returned to the West Side Tennis Club in 1924 following completion of the 14,000-seat Forest Hills Stadium.BOOK, United States Tennis Association Official Encyclopedia of Tennis (Centennial edition), Bill Shannon, Harper & Row, New York City, 1981, 237–249, 0-06-014896-9, registration,weblink Although many already regarded it as a major championship, the International Lawn Tennis Federation officially designated it as one of the world's major tournaments commencing in 1924.{{citation needed|date=August 2018}}At the 1922 U.S. National Championships, the draw seeded players for the first time to prevent the leading players from playing each other in the early rounds.WEB,weblink Recommendation is made for the abolition of blind draw in promotion of tennis tourneys, Evening Public Ledger, December 19, 1921,, 21, BOOK, Sporting Gentlemen: Men's Tennis from the Age of Honor to the Cult of the Superstar, E. Digby Baltzell, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, 182, 978-14128-5180-0,

Open era

The open era has begun in 1968 when professional tennis players were allowed to compete for the first time at the Grand Slam tournament held at the West Side Tennis Club. The previous U.S. National Championships had been limited to amateur players. Except for mixed doubles,{{citation needed|date=August 2018}} all events at the 1968 national tournament were open to professionals. That year, 96 men and 63 women entered, and prize money totaled US$100,000. In 1970, the US Open became the first Grand Slam tournament to use a tiebreaker to decide a set that reached a 6–6 score in games. From 1970 through 1974, the US Open used a best-of-nine-point sudden-death tiebreaker before moving to the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) best-of-twelve points system. In 1973, the US Open became the first Grand Slam tournament to award equal prize money to men and women, with that year's singles champions, John Newcombe and Margaret Court, receiving US$25,000 each. Beginning in 1975, the tournament was played on clay courts instead of grass, and floodlights allowed matches to be played at night.

Since 1978: USTA National Tennis Center

In 1978, the tournament moved from the West Side Tennis Club to the larger and newly constructed USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens, three miles to the north. The tournament's court surface also switched from clay to hard. Jimmy Connors is the only individual to have won US Open singles titles on three surfaces (grass, clay, and hard), while Chris Evert is the only woman to win US Open singles titles on two surfaces (clay and hard).The US Open is the only Grand Slam tournament that has been played every year since its inception.WEB,weblink Grand Slams – US Open, International Tennis Federation, August 23, 2012, During the 2006 US Open, the complex was renamed to "USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center" in honor of Billie Jean King, a four-time US Open singles champion and women's tennis pioneer.NEWS,weblink Tennis Center to Be Named for Billie Jean King, Richard Sandomir, The New York Times, August 3, 2006, From 1984 through 2015, the US Open deviated from traditional scheduling practices for tennis tournaments with a concept that came to be known as "Super Saturday": the men's and women's finals were played on the final Saturday and Sunday of the tournament respectively, and their respective semifinals were held one day prior. The Women's final was originally held in between the two men's semi-final matches; in 2001, the Women's final was moved to the evening so it could be played on primetime television, citing a major growth in popularity for women's tennis among viewers.NEWS,weblink Ladies first – women's open final is so hot, they're moving it to prime-time, New York Post, September 12, 2016, This scheduling pattern helped to encourage television viewership, but proved divisive among players because it only gave them less than a day's rest between their semi-finals and championship match.WEB,weblink Traditional US Open scheduling favors Federer,, August 31, 2015, For five consecutive tournaments between 2007 through 2012, the men's final was postponed to Monday due to weather. In 2013 and 2014, the USTA intentionally scheduled the men's final on a Monday—a move praised for allowing the men's players an extra day's rest following the semifinals, but drew the ire of the ATP for further deviating from the structure of the other Grand Slams.WEB, US Open schedules Monday finish,weblink, August 31, 2015, WEB,weblink ATP blasts US Open over Monday final,, August 31, 2015, In 2015, the Super Saturday concept was dropped, and the US Open returned to a format similar to the other Grand Slams, with men's and women's finals on Saturday and Sunday. However, weather delays forced both sets of semifinals to be held on Friday that year.MAGAZINE,weblink U.S. Open schedule: How to watch semifinal matches, Sports Illustrated, September 12, 2015,


(File:Arthur Ashe Stadium 2010.jpg|thumb|250px|Arthur Ashe stadium in 2010)(File:Arthur Ashe Stadium in 2018.jpg|thumb|250px|Arthur Ashe Stadium in 2018 with the roof open.)The grounds of the US Open have 22 outdoor courts (plus 12 practice courts just outside the East Gate) consisting of four "show courts" (Arthur Ashe Stadium, Louis Armstrong Stadium, the Grandstand, and Court 17), 13 field courts, and 5 practice courts.The main court is the 23,771-seatWEB,weblink USTA ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM, Rossetti, August 25, 2018, Arthur Ashe Stadium, which opened in 1997. A US$180 million retractable roof was added in 2016. The stadium is named after Arthur Ashe, the African-American who won the men's singles title at the inaugural US Open in 1968, the Australian Open in 1970, and Wimbledon in 1975 and who was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985. The next largest court is the 14,061-seat Louis Armstrong Stadium, which cost US$200 million to build and opened in 2018.NEWS,weblink What's New, and What's Free, at the 2018 U.S. Open, Cindy Shmerler, The New York Times, August 20, 2018, August 28, 2018, The 6,400-seat lower tier of this stadium is separately ticketed, reserved seating while the 7,661-seat upper tier is general admission and not separately ticketed.WEB,weblink Finishing Touches at U.S. Open's Home, Tim Newcomb, VenuesNow, August 8, 2018, August 28, 2018, The third largest court is the 8,125-seat Grandstand in the southwest corner of the grounds, which opened in 2016.NEWS,weblink How the Roof Was Raised at Arthur Ashe Stadium, David W. Dunlap, The New York Times, August 29, 2016, August 25, 2018, Court 17 in the southeast corner of the grounds is the fourth largest stadium. It opened with temporary seating in 2011 and received its permanent seating the following year. It has a seating capacity of 2,800, all of which is general admission and not separately ticketed.NEWS,weblink A Tiny New Stage for High-Energy Tennis, Howard Beck, The New York Times, September 4, 2011, August 25, 2018, It is nicknamed "The Pit", partly because the playing surface is sunk 8 feet into the ground.Robson, Douglas. "New show court draws a crowd, quietly" USA Today (August 29, 2011) The total seating capacity for practice courts P1-P5 is 672 and for competition Courts 4–16 is 12,656, itemized as follows:WEB,weblink USTA Tennis Championships Magazine: 2018 US Open Edition, United States Tennis Association, 69, 13, 26, August 28, 2018,
  • Courts 11 & 12: 1,704 each
  • Court 7: 1,494
  • Court 5: 1,148
  • Courts 10 & 13: 1,104 each
  • Court 4: 1,066
  • Court 6: 1,032
  • Court 9: 624
  • Courts 14 & 15: 502 each
  • Courts 8 & 16: 336 each
All the courts used by the US Open are illuminated, allowing matches and television coverage to extend into primetime. In 2001, the women's singles final was intentionally scheduled for primetime for the first time. CBS Sports president Sean McManus cited significant public interest in star players Serena Williams and Venus Williams and the good ratings performance of the 1999 women's singles final, which was pushed into primetime by rain delays.


Since 1978, the US Open has been played on a hard court surface called Pro DecoTurf. It is a multi-layer cushioned surface and classified by the International Tennis Federation as medium-fast.WEB,weblink About Court Pace Classification, International Tennis Federation, August 25, 2018, Each August before the start of the tournament, the courts are resurfaced.NEWS,weblink Speed Bumps on a Hardcourt, Thomas Lin, The New York Times, September 7, 2011, August 25, 2018, Since 2005, all US Open and US Open Series tennis courts have been painted a shade of blue (trademarked as "U.S. Open Blue") inside the lines to make it easier for players, spectators, and television viewers to see the ball. The area outside the lines is still painted "U.S. Open Green".MAGAZINE,weblink The science behind creating the U.S. Open courts and signature colors, Tim Newcomb, Sports Illustrated, August 24, 2015,

Player line call challenges

In 2006, the US Open introduced instant replay reviews of line calls, using the Hawk-Eye computer system. It was the first Grand Slam tournament to use the system. According to many experts,{{who|date=August 2018}} the system was implemented because of a controversial quarterfinal match at the 2004 US Open{{citation needed|date=August 2018}} between Serena Williams and Jennifer Capriati, where important line calls went against Williams.NEWS,weblink Williams Receives Apology, and Umpire's Open Is Over, Chris Broussard, The New York Times, September 9, 2004, Instant replay was available only on the Arthur Ashe Stadium and Louis Armstrong Stadium courts through the 2008 tournament. In 2009, it became available on the Grandstand court.{{citation needed|date=August 2018}} Starting in 2018, all competition courts are outfitted with Hawk-Eye and all matches in the main draws (Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles) follow the same procedure{{Snd}} each player is allowed 3 incorrect challenges per set, with one more being allowed in a tiebreak.In 2007, JP Morgan Chase renewed its sponsorship of the US Open and, as part of the arrangement, the replay system was renamed to "Chase Review" on in-stadium video and television.WEB,weblink Chase signs mega renewal with Open, September 9, 2016,

Recent attendance{| class"wikitable" style"text-align:center; font-size:96%;"

!!width=75|2019!!width=75|2018!!width=75|2017!!width=75|2016!!width=75|2015!!width=75|2014!!width=75|2013!!width=75|2012!!width=75|2011!!width=75|2010!!width=75|2009!!width=75|2008!!width=75|2007!!width=75|2006!!width=75|2005 737,872 >732,663>|659,538 Sources: US Open,WEB, US Open History – Year-by-Year,weblink United States Tennis Association (USTA), Record Attendance 2018,WEB,weblink US Open sets attendance record, 9 September 2018, US Open, City University of New York (CUNY)WEB, U.S. Open Tennis - Total Attendance (By Year),weblink, City University of New York, WEB,weblink U.S. Open Attendance Up From '16; USTA Earns Roughly $125M In Ticket Revenue, September 12, 2017,,

Prize money

The total prize money for the 2018 US Open was US$53 million. Of that amount, US$50,565,840 is for player base compensation and is divided as follows:WEB,weblink 2018 US Open Prize Money, United States Tennis Association, August 29, 2018, {|class=wikitable style=font-size:90%;text-align:centerEventWFSFQF4R3R2R1RQ3Q2Q1 Singles| 3,800,000| 1,850,000| 925,000| 475,000| 266,000| 156,000| 93,000| 54,000| 30,000| 16,000| 8,000 Doubles*| 700,000| 350,000| 166,400| 85,275| {{n/a}}| 46,563| 27,876| 16,500| {{n/a}}| {{n/a}}| {{n/a}} Mixed Doubles*| 155,000| 70,000| 30,000| 15,000| {{n/a}}| {{n/a}}| 10,000| 5,000| {{n/a}}| {{n/a}}| {{n/a}}
  • per team
The men's and women's singles prize money (US$40,912,000) accounts for 80.9 percent of total player base compensation, while men's and women's doubles (US$6,140,840), men's and women's singles qualifying (US$3,008,000), and mixed doubles (US$505,000) account for 12.1 percent, 5.9 percent, and 1.0 percent, respectively. The prize money for the wheelchair draw amounts to a total of US$350,000. The singles winners of the men and women draws receive US$31,200 and the winner of the quad singles receives US$23,400weblink United States Tennis Association in 2012 agreed to increase the US Open prize money to US$50,400,000 by 2017. As a result, the prize money for the 2013 tournament was US$33.6 million, a record US$8.1 million increase from 2012. The champions of the 2013 US Open Series also had the opportunity to add US$2.6 million in bonus prize money, potentially bringing the total 2013 US Open purse to more than US$36 million.WEB, US Open makes long-term commitment to the game,weblink United States Tennis Association, June 25, 2013, In 2014, the prize money was US$38.3 million."2014 US Open Prize Money" {{Webarchive | url= | date=August 26, 2015}} US Open In 2015, the prize money was raised to US$42.3 million."US prize money upped" DPA International, July 14, 2014.

Ranking points

Ranking points for the men (ATP) and women (WTA) have varied at the US Open through the years but presently singles players receive the following points:{|class=wikitable style=font-size:90%;text-align:centerEventWFSFQF4R3R2R1RSinglesMen |1750|1200|720|360|180|90|45|10WomenALL ABOUT RANKINGS>URL=HTTP://WWW.WTATENNIS.COM/ALL-ABOUT-RANKINGSPUBLISHER=WOMEN'S TENNIS ASSOCIATION (WTA), |2000|1300|780|430|240|130|70|10DoublesMen|2000|1200|720|360|180|90|0| –Women|2000|1300|780|430|240|130|10| –


Past champions

Current champions

File:Nadal US16 (43) (29749332592).jpg | Rafael Nadal won the men's singles title in 2019. It was his fourth US Open title and 19th Grand Slam title.File:Andreescu WM17 (12) (36183654685).jpg | Bianca Andreescu won the women's singles title in 2019. She became the first Canadian to win the Grand Slam singles title and it was her first Grand Slam title.File:Juan Sebastian Cabal (31007313217).jpg | Juan Sebastián Cabal was part of the winning men's doubles team in 2019. It was his third Grand Slam title.File:Farah RG18 (12) (42260444914).jpg | Robert Farah was part of the winning men's doubles team in 2019. It was his second Grand Slam title.File:Mertens WM17 (15) (36050728161).jpg | Elise Mertens was part of the winning women's doubles team in 2019 and it was her first Grand Slam title.File:Sabalenka WM18 (3) (30063199288).jpg | Aryna Sabalenka was part of the winning women's doubles team in 2019 and it was her first Grand Slam title.File:Mattek Sands RG15 (20) (19119625330).jpg | Bethanie Mattek-Sands was part of the winning Mixed Doubles team in 2019. It was her ninth Grand Slam title and third in the US Open.File:Murray J. US16 (14) (29827655356).jpg | Jamie Murray was part of the winning Mixed Doubles team in 2019. It was his seventh Grand Slam title and fourth in the US Open.{| class="wikitable" style="background:#efefef;"!Event!Champion!Runner-up!Score2019 US Open – Men's Singles#Finals>Men's singles finalESP}} Rafael NadalRUS}} Daniil Medvedev| 7–5, 6–3, 5–7, 4–6, 6–42019 US Open – Women's Singles#Finals>Women's singles finalCAN}} Bianca AndreescuUSA}} Serena Williams| 6–3, 7–52019 US Open – Men's Doubles#Finals>Men's doubles finalCOL}} Juan Sebastián Cabal {{flagiconRobert Farah (tennis)>Robert FarahESP}} Marcel Granollers {{flagicon|ARG}} Horacio Zeballos| 6–4, 7–52019 US Open – Women's Doubles#Finals>Women's doubles finalBEL}}Elise Mertens {{flagicon|BLR}} Aryna SabalenkaBLR}} Victoria Azarenka {{flagicon|AUS}} Ashleigh Barty| 7–5, 7–52019 US Open – Mixed Doubles#Finals>Mixed doubles finalUSA}} Bethanie Mattek-Sands{{flagicon|GBR}} Jamie MurrayTPE}} Chan Hao-ching {{flagiconMichael Venus (tennis)>Michael Venus| 6–2, 6–3">

Records{| class"wikitable"

! Record! Era! Player(s)! Count! Years Men since 1881 Most men's singles titles Before 1968USA}} Richard Sears (tennis player) > 7 1881–87USA}} William Larned 1901–02, 1907–11USA}} Bill Tilden 1920–25, 1929 Open EraUSA}} Jimmy Connors rowspan=3 | 1974, 1976, 1978, 1982–83USA}} Pete Sampras 1990, 1993, 1995–96, 2002SUI}} Roger Federer 2004–08 Most consecutivemen's singles titles| Before 1968USA}} Richard Sears 7 1881–87| Open EraSUI}} Roger Federer 5 2004–08 Most men's doubles titles Before 1968USA}} Richard Sears rowspan=2 James Dwight1885 with Joseph Clark (tennis)>Joseph ClarkUSA}} Holcombe Ward 1899–1901 with Dwight F. Davis1904–06 with Beals Wright| Open EraUSA}} Mike Bryan 6 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 with Bob Bryan2018 with Jack Sock Most consecutivemen's doubles titles| Before 1968USA}} Richard Sears 6 1882–87 Open EraAUS}} Todd Woodbridge rowspan=2 | 1995–96AUS}} Mark Woodforde 1995–96 Men with mostmixed doubles titles All timeUSA}} Edwin P. Fischer rowspan=7 | 1894–96 with Juliette Atkinson1898 with Carrie NeelyUSA}} Wallace F. Johnson 1907 with May Sayers1909, 1911, 1915 with Hazel Hotchkiss WightmanUSA}} Bill Tilden 1913–14 with Mary Browne1922–23 with Molla MalloryUSA}} Bill Talbert 1943–46 with Margaret Osborne duPontAUS}} Owen Davidson 1966 with Donna Floyd1967, 1971, 1973 with Billie Jean KingUSA}} Marty Riessen 1969–70, 1972 with Margaret Court1980 with Wendy TurnbullUSA}} Bob Bryan 2003 with Katarina Srebotnik2004 with Vera Zvonareva2006 with Martina Navratilova2010 with Liezel Huber Most titles (singles,men's doubles,mixed doubles) – Men| Before 1968USA}} Bill Tilden 16 1913–29 (7 singles,5 men's doubles,4 mixed doubles)| Open EraUSA}} Bob Bryan 9 2003–14 (5 men's doubles,4 mixed doubles) Women since 1887 Most women's singles titles| Before 1968NOR}}/{{flagicon| 1915–18, 1920–22, 1926 Open EraUSA}} Chris Evert rowspan=2 | 1975–78, 1980, 1982USA}} Serena Williams 1999, 2002, 2008, 2012–14 Most consecutive women'ssingles titles Before 1968NOR}}/{{flagicon 4 1915–18USA}} Helen Jacobs 1932–35| Open EraUSA}} Chris Evert 4 1975–78 Most women'sdoubles titles| Before 1968USA}} Margaret Osborne duPont 13 1941 with Sarah Palfrey Cooke1942–50, 1955–57 with Louise Brough| Open EraUSA}} Martina Navratilova 9 1977 with Betty Stöve1978, 1980 with Billie Jean King1983–84, 1986–87 with Pam Shriver1989 with Hana Mandlíková1990 with Gigi Fernández Most consecutive women'sdoubles titles| Before 1968USA}} Margaret Osborne duPont 10 1941 with Sarah Palfrey Cooke1942–50 with Louise Brough Open EraESP}} Virginia Ruano Pascual rowspan=2 | 2002–04ARG}} Paola Suárez 2002–04 Women with mostmixed doubles titles| Before 1968USA}} Margaret Osborne duPont 9 1943–46 with Bill Talbert1950 with Ken McGregor1956 with Ken Rosewall1958–60 with Neale Fraser Open EraAUS}} Margaret Court rowspan=3 | 1969–70, 1972 with Marty RiessenUSA}} Billie Jean King 1971, 1973 with Owen Davidson1976 with Phil DentUSA}} Martina Navratilova 1985 with Heinz Günthardt1987 with Emilio Sánchez2006 with Bob Bryan Most titles (singles,women's doubles, mixed doubles) –Women| Before 1968USA}} Margaret Osborne duPont 25 1941–60 (3 singles,13 women's doubles,9 mixed doubles)| Open EraUSA}} Martina Navratilova 16 1977–2006 (4 singles,9 women's doubles,3 mixed doubles) Miscellaneous Youngest singles titlest| MenUSA}} Pete Sampras 19 years and 1 monthYOUNGEST AND OLDEST CHAMPIONS > URL=HTTPS://WWW.USOPEN.ORG/EN_US/EVENT_GUIDE/YOUNGEST_AND_OLDEST_CHAMPIONS.HTML UNITED STATES TENNIS ASSOCIATION > ACCESSDATE=OCTOBER 17, 2017, | WomenUSA}} Tracy Austin 16 years and 8 months Oldest singles titlest| MenUSA}} William Larned 38 years and 8 months| WomenNOR}}/{{flagicon|USA}} Molla Mallory 42 years and 5 months

Media coverage

The US Open's website allows viewing of live streaming video, but unlike other Grand Slam tournaments, does not allow watching video on demand. The site also offers live radio coverage.

United States

ESPN took full control of televising the event in 2015. When taking over, ESPN ended 47 years of coverage produced and aired by CBS.NEWS,weblink ESPN to Gain Full Rights to U.S. Open in 2015, The New York Times, August 25, 2018, ESPN uses ESPN and ESPN2 for broadcasts, while putting outer court coverage on ESPN+.

Other countries

  • Albania: Eurosport
  • Algeria: beIN Media Group and Eurosport
  • Andorra: Eurosport
  • Angola: SuperSport
  • Armenia: Eurosport
  • Ascension Island: ESPN International
  • Australia: ESPN International
  • Austria: Eurosport and Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF)
  • Azerbaijan: Eurosport
  • Bahrain: beIN Media Group
  • Bangladesh: Star India
  • Belarus: Eurosport i
  • Belgium: Eurosport
  • Benin: SuperSport
  • Bhutan: Star India
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina: Eurosport
  • Botswana: SuperSport
  • Brazil: ESPN and SporTVWEB,weblink Calendário de tênis na TV em 2018; veja onde assistir, Esporte e Midia, December 22, 2017, March 16, 2019,
  • Brunei: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.WEB,weblink Fox Sports Asia completes tennis Grand Slam with the acquisition of the US Open, Casbaa, May 19, 2016, August 25, 2018,
  • Bulgaria: Eurosport
  • Burkina Faso: SuperSport
  • Burundi: SuperSport
  • Cambodia: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Cameroon: SuperSport
  • Canada: The Sports Network (TSN) and Réseau des sports (RDS)WEB,weblink International TV Schedule, United States Tennis Association, August 30, 2018,
  • Cape Verde: SuperSport
  • Central African Republic: SuperSport
  • Central America: ESPN International
  • Chad: beIN Media Group and SuperSport
  • China, People's Republic of: Fox Sports Asia (English-language only),China Central Television (CCTV), and Tencent
  • Comoros: SuperSport
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the: SuperSport
  • Congo, Republic of the: SuperSport
  • Croatia: Eurosport
  • Cyprus: Eurosport
  • Czech Republic: Eurosport
  • Denmark: Eurosport
  • Djibouti: beIN Media Group and SuperSport
  • East Timor: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Egypt: beIN Media Group and Eurosport]l
  • Equatorial Guinea: SuperSport
  • Eritrea: SuperSport
  • Estonia: Eurosport
  • Eswatini: SuperSport
  • Ethiopia: SuperSport
  • Finland: Eurosport
  • France: Eurosport
  • Gabon: SuperSport
  • Gambia, The: SuperSport
  • Georgia: Eurosport
  • Germany: Eurosport
  • Ghana: SuperSport
  • Greece: Eurosport
  • Guinea: SuperSport
  • Guinea-Bissau: SuperSport
  • Hong Kong: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Hungary: Eurosport
  • Iceland: Eurosport
  • India: Star India
  • Indonesia: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Iran: beIN Media Group
  • Iraq: beIN Media Group
  • Ireland: From 2018 through 2022, Amazon Prime Video is broadcasting the US Open.
  • Israel: Eurosport
  • Italy: Eurosport
  • Ivory Coast: SuperSport
  • Japan: Wowow
  • Jordan: beIN Media Group and Eurosport
  • Kazakhstan: Eurosport
  • Kenya: SuperSport
  • Kosovo: Eurosport
  • Kuwait: beIN Media Group
  • Kyrgyzstan: Eurosport
  • Laos: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Latvia: Eurosport
  • Lebanon: beIN Media Group and Eurosport
  • Lesotho: SuperSport
  • Liberia: SuperSport
  • Libya: beIN Media Group and Eurosport
  • Liechtenstein: Eurosport
  • Lithuania: Eurosport
  • Luxembourg: Eurosport
  • Macau: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Macedonia: Eurosport
  • Madagascar: SuperSport
  • Malawi: SuperSport
  • Malaysia: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Maldives: Star India
  • Mali: SuperSport
  • Malta: Eurosport
  • Mauritania: beIN Media Group and SuperSport
  • Mauritius: SuperSport
  • Mayotte: SuperSport
  • Mexico: ESPN International
  • Moldova: Eurosport
  • Monaco: Eurosport
  • Mongolia: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Montenegro: Eurosport
  • Morocco: beIN Media Group and Eurosport
  • Mozambique: SuperSport
  • Myanmar: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Namibia: SuperSport
  • Nepal: Star India
  • Netherlands: Eurosport
  • New Zealand: ESPN International
  • Niger: SuperSport
  • Nigeria: SuperSport
  • Norway: Eurosport
  • Oman: beIN Media Group
  • Pacific islands: ESPN International
  • Pakistan: Star India
  • Palestinian Territories: beIN Media Group
  • Papua New Guinea: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Philippines: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Poland: Eurosport
  • Portugal: Eurosport
  • Puerto Rico: ESPN
  • Qatar: beIN Media Group
  • Reunion: SuperSport
  • Romania: Eurosport
  • Russia: Eurosport
  • Rwanda: SuperSport
  • San Marino: Eurosport
  • São Tomé and Príncipe: SuperSport
  • Saudi Arabia: beIN Media Group
  • Senegal: SuperSport
  • Serbia: Eurosport
  • Seychelles: SuperSport
  • Sierra Leone: SuperSport
  • Singapore: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Slovakia: Eurosport
  • Slovenia: Eurosport
  • Socotra: SuperSport
  • Somalia: beIN Media Group and SuperSport
  • South Africa: SuperSport
  • South America: ESPN International
  • South Korea: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • South Sudan: SuperSport
  • Spain: Eurosport
  • Sri Lanka: Star India
  • St. Helena and Asencion: SuperSport
  • Sudan: beIN Media Group and SuperSport
  • Sweden: Eurosport
  • Switzerland: Eurosport and Swiss Broadcasting Corporation
  • Syria: beIN Media Group and Eurosport
  • Taiwan: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Tajikistan: Eurosport
  • Tanzania: SuperSport
  • Thailand: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Togo: SuperSport
  • Tunisia: beIN Media Group and Eurosport
  • Turkey: Eurosport
  • Turkmenistan: Eurosport
  • Uganda: SuperSport
  • Ukraine: Eurosport
  • United Arab Emirates: beIN Media Group
  • United Kingdom: From 2018 through 2022, Amazon Prime Video is broadcasting the US Open.NEWS,weblink US Open: Amazon to show Grand Slam online in UK & Ireland from 2018, April 20, 2018, BBC Sport, April 18, 2018,
  • Uzbekistan: Eurosport
  • Vatican State: Eurosport
  • Vietnam: Fox Sports Asia has the exclusive right to broadcast the event from 2017 through 2021.
  • Yemen: beIN Media Group
  • Zambia: SuperSport
  • Zimbabwe: SuperSport

See also





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