The 1972 US Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the Forest Hills, Queens in New York City, USA. The tournament ran from 28 August until 10 September. It was the 92nd staging of the US Open, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of 1972.
Men's singles 
Ilie Năstase def. Arthur Ashe, 3–6, 6–3, 6–7, 6–4, 6–3 
- It was Năstase's 1st career Grand Slam title, and his 1st (and only) US Open title.
Women's singles 
Billie Jean King def. Kerry Melville Reid, 6–3, 7–5 
- It was King's 9th career Grand Slam title, her 5th during the Open Era, and her 3rd US Open title.
Men's doubles 
Cliff Drysdale / Roger Taylor def. Owen Davidson / John Newcombe, 6–4, 7–6, 6–3 
Women's doubles 
Françoise Dürr / Betty Stöve def. Margaret Court / Virginia Wade, 6–3, 1–6, 6–3 
Mixed doubles 
Margaret Court / Marty Riessen def. Rosemary Casals / Ilie Năstase, 6–3, 7–5 
Top 10 Seeds 
Men's Singles 
- ^ a b "1972 US Open – Men's Singles". ATP.
- ^ a b c d e f "1972 US Open". WTA.
- ^ a b "1972 US Open – Men's Doubles". ATP.
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