2002 US Open (tennis)
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2002 US Open Tennis

The 2002 US Open was held between August 26 - September 8, 2002.

Both Lleyton Hewitt and Venus Williams were unsuccessful in their title defences, Hewitt being defeated in the semifinals by Andre Agassi and Venus being defeated in the final by her younger sister Serena. It was the third of four consecutive Grand Slam titles won by Serena, all won by defeating Venus in the final. Pete Sampras, runner-up in 2001, won his fifth US Open title, and his 14th and final Grand Slam title, defeating his rival Agassi in the final in four sets.

Seniors

Men's singles

United States Pete Sampras[1] defeated United States Andre Agassi, 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4

  • It was Sampras's 14th (and last) career Grand Slam title, and his 5th US Open title.

Women's singles

United States Serena Williams[2] defeated United States Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-3

  • It was Serena's 4th career Grand Slam title, and her 2nd US Open title.

Men's doubles

India Mahesh Bhupathi / Belarus Max Mirnyi defeated Czech Republic Ji?í Novák / Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4

Women's doubles

Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez defeated Russia Elena Dementieva / Slovakia Janette Husárová, 6-2, 6-1

Mixed doubles

United States Lisa Raymond / United States Mike Bryan defeated Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / United States Bob Bryan, 7-6(11-9), 7-6(7-1)

Juniors

Boys' singles

France Richard Gasquet defeated Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis, 7-5, 6-2[3]

Girls' singles

Russia Maria Kirilenko defeated Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová, 6-4, 6-4

Boys' doubles

Netherlands Michel Koning / Netherlands Bas van der Valk

Girls' doubles

Belgium Elke Clijsters / Belgium Kirsten Flipkens

Withdrawals

Notes

  1. ^ This victory was Sampras' 5th US Open title, an Open Era record he shares with Jimmy Connors and Roger Federer.
  2. ^ This win marked the third consecutive Grand Slam title for Serena, after having won at the French Open and Wimbledon.
  3. ^ "US Open Junior Championships Boys Singles" (PDF). International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2019.

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