1988 US Open (tennis)

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1988 US Open
Date:   August 29 – September 11
Edition:   108th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, NY, USA
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Mats Wilander
Women's Singles
West Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
Spain Sergio Casal / Spain Emilio Sánchez
Women's Doubles
United States Gigi Fernández / United States Robin White
Mixed Doubles
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / United States Jim Pugh
Boys' Singles
Venezuela Nicolás Pereira
Girls' Singles
United States Carrie Cunningham
Boys' Doubles
United States Jonathan Stark / United States John Yancey
Girls' Doubles
United States Meredith McGrath / United States Kimberly Po
US Open
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The 1988 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 108th edition of the US Open and was held from August 29 to September 11, 1988.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Sweden Mats Wilander defeated Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6–4, 4–6, 6–3, 5–7, 6–4

  • It was Wilander's 7th and last career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title. He became the first male player since Jimmy Connors in 1974 to win three Grand Slam titles in a season. The final was the longest in the Open's history, lasting 4 hours and 55 minutes

Women's Singles[edit]

West Germany Steffi Graf defeated Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 6–3, 3–6, 6–1

  • It was Graf's 5th career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title. She became the second woman in the Open Era to complete a singles Grand Slam in a calendar year after Margaret Court did so in 1970.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Spain Sergio Casal / Spain Emilio Sánchez defeated United States Rick Leach / United States Jim Pugh by Walkover

  • It was Casal's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd and last US Open title. It was Sánchez's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd and last US Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Gigi Fernández / United States Robin White defeated United States Patty Fendick / Canada Jill Hetherington 6–4, 6–1

  • It was Fernández's 1st career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title. It was White's 1st career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / United States Jim Pugh defeated Australia Elizabeth Smylie / United States Patrick McEnroe 7–5, 6–3

  • It was Novotná's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title. It was Pugh's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Venezuela Nicolás Pereira defeated Sweden Nicklas Kulti 6–1, 6–2

Girls' Singles[edit]

United States Carrie Cunningham defeated Australia Rachel McQuillan 7–5, 6–3

Boys' Doubles[edit]

United States Jonathan Stark / United States John Yancey defeated Italy Massimo Boscatto / Italy Stefano Pescosolido 7–6, 7–5

Girls' Doubles[edit]

United States Meredith McGrath / United States Kimberly Po defeated Italy Cathy Caverzasio / Italy Laura Lapi 6–3, 6–1

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Preceded by
1988 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1989 Australian Open