1999 US Open (tennis)
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1999 US Open Tennis

The 1999 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 119th edition of the US Open and was held from August 30 through September 12, 1999.

Singles players

Men's Singles

Seniors

Men's Singles

United States Andre Agassi defeated United States Todd Martin, 6-4, 6-7(5-7), 6-7(2-7), 6-3, 6-2

o It was Agassi's 5th career Grand Slam singles title and his 2nd and last at the US Open.

Women's Singles

United States Serena Williams defeated Switzerland Martina Hingis, 6-3, 7-6(7-4)

o It was Williams' 1st career Grand Slam singles title.

Men's Doubles

Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien defeated India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes, 7-6(9-7), 6-4

o It was Lareau's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
o It was O'Brien's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.

Women's Doubles

United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams defeated United States Chanda Rubin / France Sandrine Testud, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

  • It was Serena Williams' 5th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd US Open title. It was Venus Williams' 4th career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title.v

Mixed Doubles

Japan Ai Sugiyama / India Mahesh Bhupathi defeated United States Kimberly Po / United States Donald Johnson, 6-4, 6-4

o It was Sugiyama's 1st and only career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.
o It was Bhupathi's 2nd career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and his 1st at the US Open.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Finland Jarkko Nieminen defeated Denmark Kristian Pless 6-7, 6-3, 6-4

Girls' Singles

Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya defeated Russia Nadia Petrova 6-3, 6-2

Boys' Doubles

France Julien Benneteau / France Nicolas Mahut defeated United States Tres Davis / United States Alberto Francis 6-4, 3-6, 6-1

Girls' Doubles

Czech Republic Dája Bedá?ová / Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova defeated Russia Galina Fokina / Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya 6-3, 6-4

Seeds

Withdrawals: Steffi Graf,[1] Anna Kournikova[2]

References

  1. ^ "Sport: Tennis Graf bows out". BBC. August 13, 1999. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "Kournikova withdraws from U.S. Open". Boca Raton News. August 21, 1999. Retrieved 2015.

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