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. Women’s US Open was first held in 1887, making it the oldest major tennis championship in the world.
US Open Tennis Tournament
The US Open is the second most prestigious event after another Grand Slam Wimbledon Open. The first open tournament was staged in 1887 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.
|Location||New York, USA|
|Venue||USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center|
|Tour category||Grand Slam|
|Draw||128 S, 64 D|
US Open Interesting Facts
The US Open is the only Grand Slam event that has remained in the same city throughout its history. But had different courts throughout history. US Open is the only grand slam that has been played on grass court (1887-1974), clay court (1975- 1977), and hard court (1978-present).
- Newport Casino Tennis Court (1887-1914)
- West Side Tennis Club (1915-1977)
- USTA National Tennis Center (1978-present)
- Norwegian American tennis star Molla Mallory had a record of eight times winning the US Open in the pre-open era (1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1926).
- Chris Evert and Serena Williams (GOAT) of the USA have 6 times winning records in the Open era.
- Halen Jacobs (1932-1935) and Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (1915-1918), both won consecutively 4 times singles championships in the Pre-open era.
- Chris Evert of the USA won 4 consecutive time Singles championships (1975-1978) in the Open era.
- 92 out of 135 times American players have won the US Open.
US Open 2023 Results
In Singles, Homestar Coco Gauff won the 1st Grand Slam title of her career. American young sensation defeated New World No. 1 Aryna Sabalenka after 1st set down 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. She became the 1st American to the US Open since 2017 (Sloane Stephens). She became the first teenager to win the US Open since Serena Williams in 1999.
In the doubles title, Canadian star Gabriela Dabrowski and Kiwi star Erin Routliffe are the winners of the women’s doubles US Open. In the final, they beat 2020 US Open doubles champions Laura Siegemund/Vera Zvonareva in straight sets 7:6(9), 6:3. It is Dabrowski’s first Slam title and the first women’s doubles slam for Canada.
In the Mixed Doubles championship, Russian-Kazakhstani tennis star Anna Danilina & Finland star Harri Heliovaara took the first taste of Grand Slam glory in their career. Champions defeated top-seed American pair Jessica Pegula and Austin Krajicek in straight sets 6-3, 6-4.
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US Open 2022 Champions
In the 2022 US Open championship, World No. 1 Iga Swiatek of POL won the singles championship. Iga played the final against Ons Jabeur of Tunisia and defeated her in straight sets (6-2, 7-6). Iga won the US Open prize money worth $2.6 Million with 2000 ranking points whereas the runner-up star Ons Jabeur got $1.3 million with 1300 ranking points.
In the doubles championship, Barbora Krejcikova (CZE) & Katerina Siniakova (CZE) defeated Taylor Townsend of the USA and Caty McNally of the USA. The winning pair won the final in three sets (3-6, 7-5, 6-1).
US Open 2021 Champions
In 2021, Emma Raducanu of GBR won the singles championship. In the doubles championship, Samantha Stosur of Australia and Zhang Shuai won the doubles title. Whereas the Mixed Doubles championship was won by Desirae Krawczyk of the USA and Joe Salisbury of GBR. (successfully defended their title.
WTA US Open History and Winners
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. The tournament was first held in August 1887 on grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island, which is now home to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. 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)
|Year||Prize Money||Singles Champion||Doubles Champions||Mixed Champions|
|2023||$65,000,000||Coco Gauff||Gabriela Dabrowski|
|2022||$60,000,000||Iga Swiatek||Barbora Krejcikova|
|2021||$57,500,000||Emma Raducanu||Samantha Stosur|
|Desirae Krawczyk |
|2020||$53,402,000||Naomi Osaka||Laura Siegmund|
|2019||$57,238,700||Bianca Andreescu||Elise Mertens |
|2018||$53,000,000||Naomi Osaka||Ashleigh Barty |
|2017||$50,400,000||Sloane Stephens||Martina Hingis |
Chan Yung Jan
|Martina Hingis |
|2016||$46,300,000||Angelique Kerber||Bethanie Sands |
|Laura Siegmund |
US Open 2023 Prize Money
The 2023 US Open’s overall player compensation will total $65 million, a new all-time high for the tournament. The 2023 total prize money is 8% more than the 2022 edition. The singles champion will have $3 mil while the doubles champion will have $700,000.
In 2022, the total prize money of the US Open was $60 million for the first time in history. The winner of the Singles title will get $2.6 million with 2000 ranking points. In the doubles championship, the winning team will get a cheque of $688,000 with 2000 ranking points. In the Mixed doubles championship, the title holder will have $170,000 with them.
The 2023 Grand Slam prize money distribution is as follows:
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||Mixed Prize Money||WTA Points|
|Round of 16||$284,000||$58.000||$14,200||240|
|Round of 32||$191,000||$36,800||$8,300||130|
|Round of 64||$123,000||$22,000||——||70S,10D|
|Round of 128||$81,500||——||——||10|
US Open 2023 Key Dates
- 22 August: The qualifying round begins
- 24 August: The Draw
- 25 August Pre-event Media Conferences
- 26 August: Order of Play released
- 28 August: The Championships commence
- 10 September: Final
WTA US Open 2023 Draws
The tournament will have 128 singles and 64 doubles draws that will be released as the event progresses. The officials have confirmed the 2023 draw will take place on August 30 with no time set in stone just yet.
- Women’s singles: 128 competitors including 12 qualifiers and eight wildcards.
- Women’s doubles: 64 pairs, including up to seven wildcards.
- Mixed doubles: 32 pairs, including up to eight wildcards.
- Wheelchair singles: 8 competitors, including one wildcard.
- Quad wheelchair singles: 4 competitors, round-robin competition.
- Quad wheelchair doubles 2 teams.
US Open 2023 Dates, Schedule
There were complete 2 action-packed weeks of world-class tennis in London. Take a look at the schedule below to assist with planning your ultimate Hard court Grand Slam experience.
The Event will be held over 2 weeks from 28 August to 10 September. The qualifying round will be conducted on the 5 days leading up to the main draw, from the 22.
The schedule for the US 2023 is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|28 August||Round 1||——|
|29 August||Round 1||——-|
|30 August||Round 1- Round 2||Round 1|
|31 August||Round 2||Round 1|
|1 September||Round 2 – Round 3||Round 1|
|2 September||Round 3||Round 2|
|3 September||Round 3 – Round 4||Round 2|
|4 September||Round 4||Round 3|
|5 September||Quarter Finals||Round 3|
|6 September||Quarter Finals||Quarter Finals|
|7 September||Semi-Finals||Quarter Finals|
WTA US Open 2023 Players list
Being a Grand Slam event, all the top-ranking players from around the world will be present including the world’s top 10 and most of the top 100 players. World no. 1 Iga Swiatek, Jessica Pegula, Madison Keys, and other returning players will be in attendance. Australian Open 2023 champion Aryna Sabalenka will be featured to win the 2nd grand slam of the year.
US Open 2023 Top Seeds
|7||Coco Gauff (champion)||7|
|19||Beatriz Haddad Maia||19|
WTA US Open 2023 Wild Cards, Protected Ranking
- Kayla Day
- Fiona Ferro
- Storm Hunter
- Ashlyn Krueger
- Robin Montgomery
- Clervie Ngounoue
- Caroline Wozniacki
- Venus Williams
Players that have received protected/special ranking are as follows:
- Jennifer Brady
- Barbora Strýcová
- Daria Saville
- Patricia Maria Țig
- Margarita Betova
WTA US Open 2023 Doubles Seeds
|1||Coco Gauff/ Jessica Pegula|
|2||Barbora Krejcikova/ Katerina Siniakova|
|3||Storm Hunter/ Elise Mertens|
|4||Lyudmyla Kichenok/ Jelena Ostapenko|
|5||Desirae Krawczyk/ Demi Schuurs|
|6||Nicole Melichar-Martinez / Ellen Perez|
|7||Shuko Aoyama/ Ena Shibahara Haddad Maia/Zhang Shuai|
|8||Gabriela Dabrowski / Luisa Stefani|
|9||Kristina Mladenovic / Zhang Shuai|
|10||Leylah Fernandez / Taylor Townsend|
US Open 2023 Tickets
You can buy US Open 2023 individual tickets and Luxury Suits by visiting the following links. You can also find information about Multi-session deposits for ticket plans for the 2023 US Open, Seat Maps & Travel Packages.
2023 tickets are live with different individual and group packages. For ticket purchasing and more information visit the following links:
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US Open Where to Watch
If you can’t make it in person, you can watch US Open 2023 on various tennis channels and online applications. Mainly you can view live matches via ESPN+. Other available options are Hulu & Sling TV. Hulu subscribers can easily add ESPN+ to their existing subscription to watch ESPN U.S. Open 2023 coverage. Live coverage begins on Monday, Aug. 29.
US Open Social Media Platforms
Official Website: https://www.usopen.org/