1993 US Open (tennis)
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1993 US Open Tennis

The 1993 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 113th edition of the US Open and was held from August 30 to September 12, 1993.


Men's Singles

United States Pete Sampras defeated France Cédric Pioline 6-4, 6-4, 6-3

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

Women's Singles

Germany Steffi Graf defeated Czech Republic Helena Suková 6-3, 6-3

  • It was Graf's 15th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd US Open title.

Men's Doubles

United States Ken Flach / United States Rick Leach defeated Czech Republic Karel Nová?ek / Czech Republic Martin Damm 6-7(3-7), 6-4, 6-2

  • It was Flach's 6th and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd US Open title. It was Leach's 5th career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title.

Women's Doubles

Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Czech Republic Helena Suková defeated South Africa Amanda Coetzer / Argentina Inés Gorrochategui 6-4, 6-2

  • It was Sánchez Vicario's 6th career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title. It was Suková's 9th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title.

Mixed Doubles

Czech Republic Helena Suková / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated United States Martina Navratilova / Australia Mark Woodforde 6-3, 7-6(8-6)

  • It was Suková's 10th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd and last US Open title. It was Woodbridge's 5th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd US Open title.


Boys' Singles

Chile Marcelo Ríos defeated New Zealand Steven Downs 7-6, 6-3

Girls' Singles

Italy Maria Francesca Bentivoglio defeated Japan Yuka Yoshida 7-6, 6-4

Boys' Doubles

South Africa Neville Godwin / South Africa Gareth Williams defeated Australia Ben Ellwood / Australia James Sekulov 6-3, 6-3

Girls' Doubles

United States Nicole London / United States Julie Steven defeated Japan Hiroko Mochizuki / Japan Yuka Yoshida 6-3, 6-4

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men $535,000 $267,500 $133,750 $70,000 $37,000 $21,500 $13,300 $8,000
Women $535,000 $267,500 $133,750 $70,000 $37,000 $21,500 $13,300 $8,000

Total prize money for the event was $9,022,000.

In popular culture

In the Seinfeld episode "The Lip Reader" Jerry and George visit the 1993 US Open, where they can be seen sitting in the stands of an undisclosed outer court watching one of the three women's singles matches featuring a Croat. Kramer is also seen watching the Open on TV, where the reporter can be heard crediting a match win to Natalia Baudone, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, over Mary Pierce. Pierce won the actual match 6-0, 6-7, 7-6. Kramer becomes a 'ballman' for the tournament later in the episode and accidentally injures Monica Seles in the final. Seles did not play in the tournament that year owing to an incident in April 1993 which prevented her from playing competitive tennis until August 1995.


  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1994). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 101. ISBN 978-0-00-218456-4.

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