1987 US Open (tennis)

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1987 US Open
Date:   September 1 – September 14
Edition:   107th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, New York, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Women's Singles
United States Martina Navratilova
Men's Doubles
Sweden Stefan Edberg / Sweden Anders Järryd
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Mixed Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / Spain Emilio Sánchez
Boys' Singles
United States David Wheaton
Girls' Singles
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
Boys' Doubles
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević / Italy Diego Nargiso
Girls' Doubles
United States Meredith McGrath / United States Kimberly Po
US Open
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The 1987 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City. It was the 107th edition of the US Open and was held from September 1 to September 14, 1987.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl defeated Sweden Mats Wilander 6–7(7–9), 6–0, 7–6(7–4), 6–4

  • It was Lendl's 6th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd and last US Open title.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova defeated West Germany Steffi Graf 7–6(7–4), 6–1

  • It was Navratilova's 46th career Grand Slam title and her 11th US Open title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Sweden Stefan Edberg / Sweden Anders Järryd defeated United States Ken Flach / United States Robert Seguso 7–6(7–1), 6–2, 4–6, 5–7, 7–6(7–2)

  • It was Edberg's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title. It was Järryd's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated United States Kathy Jordan / Australia Elizabeth Smylie 5–7, 6–4, 6–2

  • It was Navratilova's 47th career Grand Slam title and her 12th US Open title. It was Shriver's 18th career Grand Slam title and her 4th and last US Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / Spain Emilio Sánchez defeated United States Betsy Nagelsen / United States Paul Annacone 6–4, 6–7(6–8), 7–6(14–12)

  • It was Navratilova's 48th career Grand Slam title and her 13th US Open title. It was Sánchez's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title. Navratilova became only the third player in the Open Era to win the singles, doubles and mixed doubles events at one Grand Slam.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

United States David Wheaton defeated Soviet Union Andrei Cherkasov 7–6, 6–0

Girls' Singles[edit]

Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva defeated United States Sandra Birch 6–0, 6–3

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević / Italy Diego Nargiso defeated India Zeeshan Ali / New Zealand Brett Steven 3–6, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' Doubles[edit]

United States Meredith McGrath / United States Kimberly Po defeated South Korea Il-Soon Kim / Chinese Taipei Shi-Ting Wang 6–4, 7–5


Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men $250,000 $125,000 $62,500 $31,667 $16,167 $9,333 $5,502 $3,353
Women $250,000 $125,000 $62,500 $31,667 $16,167 $9,333 $5,502 $3,353

Total prize money for the event was $3,979,294.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1988). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 87. ISBN 978-0-00-218269-0. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1987 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1988 Australian Open