1981 US Open (tennis)

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1981 US Open
Date:   September 1 – September 13
Edition:   101st
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, New York, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
United States John McEnroe
Women's Singles
United States Tracy Austin
Men's Doubles
United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe
Women's Doubles
United States Anne Smith / United States Kathy Jordan
Mixed Doubles
United States Anne Smith / South Africa Kevin Curren
Boys' Singles
Sweden Thomas Högstedt
Girls' Singles
United States Zina Garrison
US Open
 < 1980 1982 > 

The 1981 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 101st edition of the US Open and was held from September 1 to September 13, 1981.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States John McEnroe defeated Sweden Björn Borg 4–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–3

  • It was McEnroe's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd US Open title.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Tracy Austin defeated United States Martina Navratilova 1–6, 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–1)

  • It was Austin's 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe defeated Switzerland Heinz Günthardt / Australia Peter McNamara by Walkover

  • It was Fleming's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd US Open title. It was McEnroe's 9th career Grand Slam title and his 4th US Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith defeated United States Rosemary Casals / Australia Wendy Turnbull 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Jordan's 3rd career Grand Slam title and her only US Open title. It was Smith's 4th career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Anne Smith / South Africa Kevin Curren defeated United States JoAnne Russell / United States Steve Denton 6–4, 7–6(7–4)

  • It was Smith's 5th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title. It was Curren's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Sweden Thomas Högstedt defeated West Germany Hans Schwaier 7–5, 6–3

Girls' Singles[edit]

United States Zina Garrison defeated United States Kate Gompert 6–0, 6–3

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1981 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1981 Australian Open