2005 US Open (tennis)
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2005 US Open Tennis

The 2005 US Open was the fourth and final Grand Slam of 2005. It was held between August 29, 2005 and September 11, 2005. The "9/11/01" sign to remember the 9/11 attacks was not featured on the court. It was, however, featured during the 2011 U.S. Open final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, and the 2016 U.S. Open final between Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, respectively.

Roger Federer was successful in defending his 2004 title, defeating Andre Agassi in the final. Svetlana Kuznetsova was unsuccessful in her title defence, losing in the first round against compatriot Ekaterina Bychkova. Kim Clijsters won her first Grand Slam title after four previous Grand Slam final losses. It was the first of three US Open titles for Clijsters, also winning in 2009 and 2010. This was the first time that future US Open (Tennis) champion Andy Murray was featured in the tournament.

Seniors

Men's singles

Switzerland Roger Federer defeating United States Andre Agassi,[1] 6-3, 2-6, 7-6(1), 6-1

  • It was Federer's 10th title of the year, and his 32nd overall. It was his 6th career Grand Slam title, and his 2nd (consecutive) US Open title.

Women's singles

Belgium Kim Clijsters defeating France Mary Pierce, 6-3, 6-1

  • It was Clijsters's 7th title of the year, and her 28th overall. It was her 1st career Grand Slam title.

Men's doubles

United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan defeating Sweden Jonas Björkman / Belarus Max Mirnyi, 6-1, 6-4

Women's doubles

United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Samantha Stosur defeating Russia Elena Dementieva / Italy Flavia Pennetta, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3

Mixed doubles

Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová[2] / India Mahesh Bhupathi defeating Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / Serbia and Montenegro Nenad Zimonji?, 6-4, 6-2

Juniors

Boys' Singles

The Bahamas Ryan Sweeting defeating France Jérémy Chardy, 6-4, 6-4

Girls' Singles

Belarus Victoria Azarenka[3] defeating United States Alexa Glatch, 6-3, 6-4

Boys' Doubles

United States Alex Clayton / United States Donald Young defeating Australia Carsten Ball / Netherlands Thiemo de Bakker, 7-6(3), 4-6, 7-5

Girls' Doubles

Czech Republic Nikola Fra?ková / Russia Alisa Kleybanova defeating United States Alexa Glatch / United States Vania King, 7-5, 7-6(3)

Seeds

Top 10 seeds (singles)

Men's Singles
1. Switzerland Roger Federer defeated United States Andre Agassi (7th seed) Final
2. Spain Rafael Nadal lost to United States James Blake 3rd round
3. Australia Lleyton Hewitt lost to Switzerland Roger Federer (1st seed) Semifinal
4. United States Andy Roddick lost to Luxembourg Gilles Müller 1st round
6. Russia Nikolay Davydenko lost to Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan 2nd round
7. United States Andre Agassi lost to Switzerland Roger Federer (1st seed) Final
8. Argentina Guillermo Coria lost to United States Robby Ginepri Quarterfinal
9. Argentina Gastón Gaudio lost to United States Brian Baker 1st round
10. Argentina Mariano Puerta lost to Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka 2nd round
11. Argentina David Nalbandian lost to Switzerland Roger Federer (1st seed) Quarterfinal
* Fifth seed Marat Safin (Russia) withdrew before the start of the tournament.
Women's Singles
1. Russia Maria Sharapova lost to Belgium Kim Clijsters (4th seed) Semifinal
2. United States Lindsay Davenport lost to Russia Elena Dementieva (6th seed) Quarterfinal
3. France Amélie Mauresmo lost to France Mary Pierce (12th seed) Quarterfinal
4. Belgium Kim Clijsters defeated France Mary Pierce (12th seed) Final
5. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova lost to Russia Ekaterina Bychkova 1st round
6. Russia Elena Dementieva lost to France Mary Pierce (12th seed) Semifinal
7. Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne lost to France Mary Pierce (12th seed) 4th round
8. United States Serena Williams lost to United States Venus Williams (10th seed) 4th round
9. Russia Nadia Petrova lost to Russia Maria Sharapova (1st seed) Quarterfinal
10. United States Venus Williams lost to Belgium Kim Clijsters (4th seed) Quarterfinal

More information on the top 32 seeds here.

Top 5 seeds (men's doubles)

Top 5 seeds (women's doubles)

Top 5 seeds (mixed doubles)

Withdrawals

Highlights

Player of the day

External links

Notes

  1. ^ This was Agassi's last Grand Slam final.
  2. ^ By winning this year's US Open Mixed Doubles title, Hantuchová completed a Career Grand Slam in mixed doubles. She became just the 5th player in history to have achieved this.
  3. ^ Azarenka made it in the final in 2012 and 2013, lost to Serena Williams in both events.
  4. ^ Muller gives Roddick the birthday blues - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
  5. ^ Venus wins battle of the Williamses - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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