The US Open is an important tennis tournament held annually in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Queens, New York City, the largest of the four Grand Slam tournaments. The tournament is usually held from late August to early September. The US Open is one of the four Grand Slam tournaments. It was first held in 1881, making it the oldest major tennis championship in the world.
The US Open is the second most prestigious event after Wimbledon. The first open tournament was staged in 1881 in Newport, Rhode Island, and the US Open is the only Grand Slam event that has remained in the same city throughout its history.
The tournament consists of five main championships: men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles, and mixed doubles. The tournament also includes events for seniors, juniors, 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.
US Open Tennis Venue History
The US Open is the only Grand Slam event that has remained in the same city throughout its history. But had different courts in the history of the US open. US open is the only grand slam that has been played on Grass court (1881-1974), clay court (1975- 1977) and hard court (1978-present).
- Newport Casino Tennis court (1881-1914)
- West Side Tennis Club (1915-1977)
- USTA National Tennis Center (1978-present)
US Open Tennis Records
- 3 players from USA-Richard Sears, William Larned, and Bill Tiden are 7 times record holders in the men’s singles championship.
- Richard Sears won 7 consecutive times singles championships (1881-1887) in the Pre-open era and Roger Federer of Switzerland won 5 consecutive times the Singles championship (2004-2008) in the Open era.
- In the first 45 years only once (Laurence Doherty of GBR in 1903) non-Americans win the singles title of the US Open.
- 85 out of 141 times American players have won US Open.
The US Open 2022 will start on August 29 and the final will play on September 11. It will be the 142nd edition of the US Open. Event held on hard court surface of USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at New York, USA. US Open consists on 128 singles draw and 64 doubles draw.
US Open 2022 Champions
After Successful and suspenseful event, Spanish star Carlos Alcaraz defeated Casper Ruud in the 2022 US Open men’s singles final to earn his first Grand Slam title. 19 years old Carlos also booked his place in number 1 spot in ranking. Carlos Alcaraz defeated Casper Ruud in the final with 6–4, 2–6, 7–6(7–1), 6–3
In doubles championship, Defending champions Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury defeated Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski in the final, 7–6, 7–5 to win the men’s doubles tennis title at the 2022 US Open. They became the second team in the Open Era to defend the US Open title, after Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde in 1996..
In US OPEN 2022 mixed championship, Australians Storm Sanders and John Peers defeated Belgian Kirsten Flipkens and Frenchman Edouard Roger-Vasselin to win the 2022 US Open mixed doubles title in a match tiebreak. Storm Sanders and John Peers wins final with 4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
In 2021, Daniil Medvedev of Russia won the singles championship. Medvedev played the final against Noval Djokovic and defeated him in straight sets (6-4, 6-4, 6-4). Daniil Medvedev became 1st Russian player to win the US open in the history of the US Open Grand Slam. In doubles championship, Rajeev Ram of USA and Joe Salisbury of GBR defeated Jamie Murray of GBR and Bruno Soares of Brazil in 2021 double championship. The winning pair won the final in three sets (3-6, 6-2, 6-2).Whereas in the Mixed Doubles championship, Desirae Krawczyk of USA and Joe Salisbury of GBR defeated Giuliana of Mexico and Marcelo Arevalo of Israel with straight sets (7-5, 6-2). Joe Salisbury of GBR won both men’s doubles and Mixed doubles titles in 2021.
US Open 2022 Players List (top seeds)
- Daniil Medvedev – 2021 champion
- Alexander Zverev
- Rafael Nadal
- Carlos Alcaraz – 2022 champion
- Casper Ruud – 2022 Runner-up
- Novak Djokovic – 2021 runner-up
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Andrey Rublev
- Felix Auger-Aliassime
- Hubert Hurkacz
- Cameron Norrie
- Jannik Sinner
- Taylor Fritz
- Pablo Carreno Busta
- Matteo Berrettini
- Diego Schwartzman
- Marin Cilic
- Grigor Dimitrov
- Roberto Bautista Agut
- Alex de Minaur
US Open 2022 Wild Card Entries
- Dominic Thiem (2020 champion)
- J.J. Wolf
- Sam Querrey
- Ugo Humbert
- Rinky Hijikata
- Emilio Nava
- Ben Shelton
- Learner Tien
US OPEN 2022 Prize Money & Ranking Points
In 2022, the total prize money of US Open will be $60 million first time in history. The winner of the Singles title will get $2.6 million with 2000 ranking points and runner up will receive $1.3 million with 1200 ranking points. Players will earn $445,000 for reaching the quarterfinals and $705,000 for being a semifinalist.
In doubles championship, Winning team will get a cheque for $688,000 with 2000 ranking points and the runner-up team will have $344,000 with 1200 ranking points.
In Mixed doubles championship, the Titleholder will have $170,000 with them and $82,000 will go to the runner-up team.
US Open Past Champions
|Year||Prize Money||Singles champion||Doubles Champions||Mixed Champions|
|2022||$60,000,000||Carloz Alcaraz|| Rajeev Ram (USA)|
Joe Salisbury (GBR)
| Storm Sanders (AUS)|
John Peers (AUS)
|2021||$57,500,000||Daniil Medvedev (RUS)||Rajeev Ram (USA) Joe Salisbury (GBR)||Desirae Krawczyk (USA) Joe Salisbury (GBR)|
|2020||$53,402,000||Dominic Thiem (AST)||Mate Pavic (CRO) Bruno Soares (BRA)||N/A|
|2019||$57,238,700||Rafael Nadal (ESP)||Juan Cabl (COL) Robert Farah (COL)||Bethanie Sands (USA) Jamie Murray (GBR)|
|2018||$53,000,000||Novak Djokovic (SER)||Mike Bryan (USA) Jack Sock (USA)||Bethanie Sands (USA) Jamie Murray (GBR)|
|2017||$50,400,000||Rafael Nadal (ESP)||Jean-Julien Rojer (NED) Horia Tecau (ROM)||Martina Hingis (SUI) Jamie Murray (GBR)|
|2016||$46,300,000||Stan Wawrinka (SUI)||Bruno Soares (BRA) Jamie Murray (GBR)||Laura Siegmund (GER) Mate Pavic (CRO)|
US OPEN Schedule 2022
|Monday, 29th August 2022||1st round|
|Tuesday, 30th August 2022||1st round|
|Wednesday, 31st August 2022||2nd round|
|Thursday, 1st September 2022||2nd round|
|Friday, 2nd September 2022||3rd round|
|Saturday, 3rd September 2022||3rd round|
|Sunday, 4th September 2022||Round of 16|
|Monday, 5th September 2022||Round of 16|
|Tuesday, 6th September 2022||Quarterfinals|
|Wednesday, 7th September 2022||Quarterfinals|
|Friday, 9th September 2022||Semifinals|
|Sunday, 11th September 2022||Final|
Watch US Open 2022 Live on TV
You can watch US Open 2022 matches live on your TV via official broadcasting partners. Stream all matches on your smart devices via websites link or Applications. Livestream US Open tournament matches and find your favorite star on Arthur Ashe Stadium, Louis Armstrong Stadium, or the Grandstand. Monday, Aug 29 2022 will be the first day of live coverage
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