US Open Tennis 2018


US Open Tennis

The United States Open Tennis Championships is a hard court tennis tournament. The competition is the advanced form of one of the most established tennis titles on the planet, the U.S. National Championship, for which men’s singles was first played in 1881. Since 1987, the US Open has been sequentially the fourth and last tennis noteworthy involving the Grand Slam each year; the other three, in sequential request, are the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon.

The US Open is held yearly, beginning on the last Monday in August, and going on for two weeks into September, with the center end of the week concurring with Labor Day. The principle competition comprises of five occasion titles: people’s singles, people’s copies, and blended duplicates, with extra competitions for senior, junior, and wheelchair players of tennis. Since 1978, the competition 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 possessed and sorted out by the United States Tennis Association(USTA), a non-benefit association, and the current Chairperson of the US Open is Katrina Adams. Income from ticket deals, sponsorships, and TV bargains are utilized to advance the improvement of tennis in the United States.

The US Open is the main Grand Slam that utilizes sudden death rounds in each arrangement of a match. For the other three Grand Slam occasions, if a match goes to the last conceivable set (the third for ladies, fifth for men) and there is a 6– 6 tie, the match proceeds until the point that one player wins by two recreations, however the sets played before the last set dependably utilize sudden death rounds should a set reach 6– 6. It is additionally the main Grand Slam where the ladies’ draw has 16 qualifiers, not 12.

Founded 1881; 137 years ago
Editions 137 (2017)
Location New York City, New York,
United States
Venue USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Surface Grass – outdoors (1881–1974)
Clay – outdoors (1975–1977)
Hard – outdoors (1978–present)
Prize money $50,400,000 (2017)
Men’s
Draw 128S / 128Q / 64D
Current champions Rafael Nadal (singles)
Jean-Julien Rojer
Horia Tecău (doubles)
Most singles titles 7
Richard Sears
Bill Larned
Bill Tilden
Most doubles titles 6
Richard Sears
Holcombe Ward
Women’s
Draw 128S / 128Q / 64D
Current champions Sloane Stephens (singles)
Chan Yung-jan
Martina Hingis (doubles)
Most singles titles 8
Molla Bjurstedt Mallory
Most doubles titles 13
Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed doubles
Draw 32
Current champions Martina Hingis
Jamie Murray
Most titles (male) 4
Bill Tilden
Bill Talbert
Bob Bryan
Most titles (female) 8
Margaret Osborne duPont
Margaret Court

2018 US Open Tennis

The 2018 US Open will be the 138th release of tennis’ US Open and the fourth and last Grand Slam occasion of the year. It will be hung on open air hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City. This will be the last Grand Slam to have 32 seeds that will return to 16 seeding design in 2019.

Rafael Nadal and Sloane Stephens are the earlier year’s people’s singles champions.

Date August 27 – September 9
Edition 138th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/32X
Prize money $53,000,000
Surface Hard
Location New York City, New York, United States
Venue USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Cente

Tournament

The 2018 US Open will be the 138th release of the competition and will occur at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows– Corona Park of Queens in New York City, New York, United States. The competition will be hung on 14 DecoTurf hard courts.

The competition is an occasion keep running by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and was a piece of the 2018 ATP World Tour and the 2018 WTA Tour logbooks under the Grand Slam classification. The competition will comprise of the two people’s singles and copies draws and in addition a blended pairs occasion. There are likewise singles and pairs occasions for both young men and young ladies (players under 18), which are a piece of the Grade A class of competitions. Also, there are singles and pairs wheelchair tennis occasions for men, ladies and quads.

The competition is played on hard courts and happens over a progression of 15 courts with DecoTurf surface, including the two existing principle showcourts – Arthur Ashe Stadium and the new Grandstand. The pristine Louis Armstrong Stadium will be prepared for the 2018 competition supplanted the transitory stadium on a similar site from the 2017 release.

Broadcast

In the United States, the 2018 US Open will be the fourth year in succession under a 11-year, $825 million contract with ESPN, in which the supporter holds selective rights to the whole competition and the US Open Series. This implies the competition isn’t accessible on communicated TV. This likewise makes ESPN the selective U.S. telecaster for three of the four tennis majors.

Current champions

Event Champion Runner-up Score
Men’s singles final Rafael Nadal Kevin Anderson 6–3, 6–3, 6–4
Women’s singles final Sloane Stephens Madison Keys 6–3, 6–0
Men’s doubles final Jean-Julien Rojer
Horia Tecău
Feliciano López
Marc López
6–4, 6–3
Women’s doubles final Chan Yung-jan
Martina Hingis
Lucie Hradecká
Kateřina Siniaková
6–3, 6–2
Mixed doubles final Martina Hingis
Jamie Murray
Chan Hao-ching
Michael Venus
6–1, 4–6, [10–8

Records

Record Era Player(s) Count Years
Men since 1881
Winner of most
men’s singles titles
Before 1968: Richard Sears
Bill Larned
Bill Tilden
7 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887
1901, 1902, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911
1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1929
Open Era: Jimmy Connors
Pete Sampras
Roger Federer
5 1974, 1976, 1978, 1982, 1983
1990, 1993, 1995, 1996, 2002
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Winner of most consecutive
men’s singles titles
Before 1968: Richard Sears 7 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887
Open Era: Roger Federer 5 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Winner of most
men’s doubles titles
Before 1968: Richard Sears
Holcombe Ward
6 1882, 1883, 1884 with James Dwight, 1885 with Joseph Clark, 1886, 1887 with James Dwight
1899, 1900, 1901 with Dwight F. Davis, 1904, 1905, 1906 with Beals Wright
Open Era: Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
5 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
Winner of most consecutive
men’s doubles titles
Before 1968: Richard Sears 6 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887
Open Era: Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
2 1995, 1996
1995, 1996
Winner of most
mixed doubles titles – Men
Before 1968: Bill Tilden
Bill Talbert
4 1913, 1914, 1922, 1923
1943, 1944, 1945, 1946
Open Era: Bob Bryan 4 2003, 2004, 2006, 2010
Winner of most championships
(total: singles, men’s doubles,
mixed doubles) – Men
Before 1968: Bill Tilden 16 1913–1929 (7 singles, 5 men’s doubles, 4 mixed doubles)
Open Era: Bob Bryan 9 2003–2014 (5 men’s doubles, 4 mixed doubles)
Women since 1887
Winner of most
women’s singles titles
Before 1968: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory 8 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1926
Open Era: Chris Evert
Serena Williams
6 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982
1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014
Winner of most consecutive
women’s singles titles
Before 1968: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory
Helen Jacobs
4 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918
1932, 1933, 1934, 1935
Open Era: Chris Evert 4 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
Winner of most
women’s doubles titles
Before 1968: Margaret Osborne duPont 13 1941 with Sarah Palfrey, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1955, 1956, 1957 with Louise Brough
Open Era: Martina Navratilova 9 1977 with Betty Stöve, 1978, 1980 with Billie Jean King, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987 with Pam Shriver, 1989 with Hana Mandlíková, 1990 with Gigi Fernández
Winner of most consecutive
women’s doubles titles
Before 1968: Margaret Osborne duPont 10 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950
Open Era: Virginia Ruano Pascual
Paola Suárez
3 2002, 2003, 2004
2002, 2003, 2004
Winner of most
mixed doubles titles – Women
All-time: Margaret Osborne duPont
Margaret Court
8 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1958, 1959, 1960
1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1970, 1972
Before 1968: Margaret Osborne duPont 8 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1958, 1959, 1960
Open Era: Margaret Court
Billie Jean King
Martina Navratilova
3 1969, 1970, 1972
1971, 1973, 1976
1985, 1987, 2006
Winner of most championships
(total: singles, women’s doubles,
mixed doubles) – women
All-time: Margaret Osborne duPont 25 1941–1960 (3 singles, 13 women’s doubles, 9 mixed doubles)
Before 1968: Margaret Osborne duPont 25 1941–1960 (3 singles, 13 women’s doubles, 9 mixed doubles)
Open Era: Martina Navratilova 16 1977–2006 (4 singles, 9 women’s doubles, 3 mixed doubles)
Miscellaneous
Youngest winner (singles) Men: Pete Sampras 19 years and 1 month
Women: Tracy Austin 16 years and 8 months
Oldest winner (singles) Men: William Larned 38 years and 8 months
Women: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory 42 years and 5 months[42]

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