2001 US Open (tennis)
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2001 US Open Tennis

The 2001 US Open was held between August 27 – September 9, 2001. It was the final Grand Slam event of 2001.

Marat Safin was unsuccessful in his title defence, being defeated in the semifinals by Pete Sampras in a rematch of the 2000 final, while Venus Williams was successful in her title defense, beating her sister Serena in the women's final. 20-year-old Australian Lleyton Hewitt won the men's title, defeating Sampras in the final. It was the second consecutive US Open final defeat for Sampras.


Men's singles

Australia Lleyton Hewitt defeated United States Pete Sampras, 7-6(7-4), 6-1, 6-1

  • It was Hewitt's 8th title of the year, and his 10th overall. It was his first career Grand Slam title, and he became the youngest male ever to be ranked number one, at the age of 20.

Women's singles

United States Venus Williams defeated United States Serena Williams, 6-2, 6-4

  • It was Venus's 6th title of the year, and her 21st overall. It was her 4th career Grand Slam title, and her 2nd US Open title.

Men's doubles

Zimbabwe Wayne Black / Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett defeated United States Donald Johnson / United States Jared Palmer, 7-6, 2-6, 6-3

Women's doubles

United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs defeated United States Kimberly Po / France Nathalie Tauziat, 6-2, 5-7, 7-5

Mixed doubles

Australia Rennae Stubbs / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated United States Lisa Raymond / India Leander Paes, 6-4, 5-7, [11-9]

o It was Stubbs' 2nd and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 1st and only title at the US Open.
o It was Woodbridge's 7th and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and his 3rd title at the US Open.


Boys' singles

Luxembourg Gilles Müller defeated Chinese Taipei Yeu-Tzuoo Wang, 7-6(5), 6-2.

Girls' singles

France Marion Bartoli defeated Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova,[a] 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Boys' doubles

Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych / Switzerland Stéphane Bohli defeated United States Brendan Evans / United States Brett Joelson, 6-4, 6-4.

Girls' doubles

Russia Galina Fokina / Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova[a] defeated Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jelena Jankovi?[b] / Croatia Matea Mezak, 7-5, 6-3.


  1. ^ a b Kuznetsova won the 2004 women's singles crown, and reached the 2007 final.
  2. ^ Jankovi? reached the 2008 women's final.


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