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US Open Tennis 2019


2019 US Open Tennis

The 2019 US Open will be the 139th version 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.

Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka are the people’s singles safeguarding champions.

Date August 26 – September 8
Edition 139th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/32X
Prize money $57,238,700
Surface Hard
Location New York City, New York, United States
Venue USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Current champions

  • Men’s Singles
    Serbia Novak Djokovic
  • Women’s Singles
    Japan Naomi Osaka
  • Men’s Doubles
    United States Mike Bryan / United States Jack Sock
  • Women’s Doubles
    Australia Ashleigh Barty / United States CoCo Vandeweghe
  • Mixed Doubles
    United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands / United Kingdom Jamie Murray

US Open Tennis

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)
Prize money US$53 million (2018)

Men’s
Draw 128S / 128Q / 64D
Current champions Novak Djokovic (singles), Jack Sock/Mike Bryan (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 Naomi Osaka (singles),
Ashleigh Barty/
CoCo Vandeweghe (doubles)
Most singles titles 8
Molla Bjurstedt Mallory
Most doubles titles 13
Margaret Osborne duPont

Mixed doubles
Draw 32
Current champions Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Jamie Murray
Most titles (male) 4
Bill Tilden
Bill Talbert
Bob Bryan
Most titles (female) 8
Margaret Osborne duPont
Margaret Court

Broadcast

In the United States, the 2019 US Open will be the fifth year straight 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 select U.S. supporter for three of the four tennis majors.

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 with Bob Bryan
2018 with Jack Sock
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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