2000 US Open (tennis)
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2000 US Open Tennis

The 2000 US Open was held between August 28 - September 10, 2000. It was the final Grand Slam event of 2000.

Both Andre Agassi and Serena Williams were unsuccessful in their title defences; Agassi being upset in the second round by Arnaud Clément and Williams losing in the quarter-finals to Lindsay Davenport. Marat Safin won his first US Open title and first of two Grand Slams, defeating Pete Sampras in the final, and Venus Williams defeated Davenport to win the women's title.

Seniors

Men's singles

Russia Marat Safin defeated United States Pete Sampras, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3

o It was Safin's 1st career Grand Slam singles title and his 1st and only title at the US Open. It was Safin's 4th title of the year, and his 5th overall.

Women's singles

United States Venus Williams defeated United States Lindsay Davenport, 6-4, 7-5

o It was Williams' 2nd career Grand Slam singles title and her 1st title at the US Open. It was Williams' 5th title of the year, and her 14th overall.

Men's doubles

Australia Lleyton Hewitt / Belarus Max Mirnyi[1] defeated South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Rick Leach, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6

o It was Hewitt's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
o It was Mirnyi's 1st career Grand Slam doubles title.

Women's doubles

France Julie Halard-Decugis / Japan Ai Sugiyama defeated Zimbabwe Cara Black / Russia Elena Likhovtseva, 6-0, 1-6, 6-1

o It was Halard-Decugis' 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
o It was Sugiyama's 1st career Grand Slam doubles title and her 1st and only title at the US Open.

Mixed doubles

Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / United States Jared Palmer defeated Russia Anna Kournikova / Belarus Max Mirnyi, 6-4, 6-3

o It was Sánchez Vicario's 4th and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 1st and only title at the US Open.
o It was Palmer's 2nd and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and his 1st and only title at the US Open.

Juniors

Boys' singles

United States Andy Roddick[2] defeated United States Robby Ginepri, 6-1, 6-3

Girls' singles

Argentina María Emilia Salerni defeated Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis, 6-3, 6-4

Boys' doubles

United Kingdom Lee Childs / United Kingdom James Nelson defeated United States Tres Davis / United States Robby Ginepri, 6-2, 6-4

Girls' doubles

Argentina Gisela Dulko / Argentina María Emilia Salerni defeated Hungary Anikó Kapros / Australia Christina Wheeler, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [3] Men $800,000 $425,000 $220,000 $110,000 $55,000 $35,000 $20,000 $10,000
Women $800,000 $425,000 $220,000 $110,000 $55,000 $35,000 $20,000 $10,000

Total prize money for the event was $15,011,000.

References

  1. ^ First-ever unseeded doubles team to take the title.
  2. ^ Roddick won the 2003 men's singles crown, and lost the 2006 final against Roger Federer.
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (2001). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 119. ISBN 978-0-00-711129-9.

External links

Preceded by
2000 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slam
tournaments
Succeeded by
2001 Australian Open

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