1982 US Open (tennis)
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1982 US Open Tennis

The 1982 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 102nd edition of the US Open and was held from August 31 to September 12, 1982.

Seniors

Men's Singles

United States Jimmy Connors defeated Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

  • It was Connors's 7th career Grand Slam title and his 4th US Open title.

Women's Singles

United States Chris Evert-Lloyd defeated Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 6-3, 6-1

  • It was Evert-Lloyd's 16th career Grand Slam title and her 6th and last US Open title.

Men's Doubles

South Africa Kevin Curren / United States Steve Denton defeated United States Victor Amaya / United States Hank Pfister 6-2, 6-7(4-7), 5-7, 6-2, 6-4

  • It was Curren's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd US Open title. It was Denton's only career Grand Slam title.

Women's Doubles

United States Rosemary Casals / Australia Wendy Turnbull defeated United States Barbara Potter / United States Sharon Walsh 6-4, 6-4

  • It was Casals' 12th and last career Grand Slam title and her 5th US Open title. It was Turnbull's 7th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd and last US Open title.

Mixed Doubles

United States Anne Smith / South Africa Kevin Curren defeated United States Barbara Potter / United States Ferdi Taygan 6-7, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6(7-5)

  • It was Smith's 9th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd and last US Open title. It was Curren's 4th and last career Grand Slam title and his 3rd US Open title.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Australia Pat Cash defeated France Guy Forget 6-3, 6-3

Girls' Singles

United States Beth Herr defeated United States Gretchen Rush 6-3, 6-1

Boys' Doubles

United States Jonathan Canter / United States Michael Kures defeated Australia Pat Cash / Australia John Frawley 7-6, 6-3

Girls' Doubles

United States Penny Barg / United States Beth Herr defeated United States Ann Hulbert / Australia Bernadette Randall 1-6, 7-5, 7-6

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men $90,000 $45,000 $22,500 $11,400 $6,600 $3,600 $2,100 $1,200
Women $90,000 $45,000 $22,500 $11,400 $6,600 $3,600 $2,100 $1,200

Total prize money for the event was $1,386,000, including Grand Prix contribution $1,516,000.

References

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1983). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 57. ISBN 978-0356093840.

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