US Open tennis is the modern version of the tennis championship in the world. It takes place in New York (United States) at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The prize money in 2018 was US $53 million. UTSA that is United States Tennis Association owns the US Open. The chairperson of USTA is Katrina Adams. Whatever is earned by sponsorship and tickets sold is used to develop tennis in the US.
Earlier in the year 1881, this tournament was held in august on grass courts at the Newport. That year Richard Sears won the men`s singles.
Since 1987 the US open tennis is the final and the fourth Grand Slam championship in the year. It continues for two whole weeks. This tournament has five championships. That is
- Men`s and women`s doubles
- Men`s and women`s singles
- Mixed doubles
- Events for seniors
- For juniors
- For wheelchair players
Since 1978 this championship is played at United States Tennis Association Billie Jean King’s national tennis center. In Queens, New York. USTA organizes this tournament
US Open Tennis 2017
It was the 137th tennis edition and fourth final Grand Slam. It was held at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City. The tournament started on August 28th and ended on September 10th. The prize money was $50,400,000.
- Rafael Nadal won the men`s singles, and Sloane Stephens won the women`s singles.
- Jean -Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau
- Chan Yung-Jan and Martina Hingis (Won men’s double)
- Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray won mixed doubles. ( won Women’s single)
US Open Tennis Championship 2018
It was the 138th tennis US open tournament of the year. The championship was held at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City. It started on august 27th and ended on September 9th.
- Novak Djokovic won the men`s singles title. This was his 3rd US title. In the women`s single Naomi Osaka won the match against Serena Williams. She became the first able-bodied Grand slam champion.
- Men`s doubles champions were Mike Bryan and Jack Sock. Ashleigh Barty and Coco Vandeweghe
- won Women’s doubles.
- Bethanie Mattek Sands and Jamie Murray won mixed doubles.
The prize money for this tournament was US$53 million. This tournament was played on hard courts.
US Open Tennis Championship 2019
US open tennis will start on August 26 that is Monday and will end on 8th September Sunday. Location is the same as USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York City.
Every year US Open tournament is held at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York City. It is the only grand slam championship held in North America every year. All the money earned by sponsorship goes for tennis in the US.