1989 US Open (tennis)

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1989 US Open
Date:   August 28 – September 10
Edition:   109th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
West Germany Boris Becker
Women's Singles
West Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
United States John McEnroe / Australia Mark Woodforde
Women's Doubles
Australia Hana Mandlíková / United States Martina Navratilova
Mixed Doubles
United States Robin White / United States Shelby Cannon
Boys' Singles
United States Jonathan Stark
Girls' Singles
United States Jennifer Capriati
Boys' Doubles
South Africa Wayne Ferreira / South Africa Grant Stafford
Girls' Doubles
United States Jennifer Capriati / United States Meredith McGrath
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The 1989 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in the United States. It was the 109th edition of the US Open and was held from August 28 to September 10, 1989.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

West Germany Boris Becker defeated Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl[1] 7–6(7–2), 1–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)

  • It was Becker's 4th career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title.

Women's Singles[edit]

West Germany Steffi Graf defeated United States Martina Navratilova 3–6, 7–5, 6–1

  • It was Graf's 9th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States John McEnroe / Australia Mark Woodforde defeated United States Ken Flach / United States Robert Seguso 6–4, 4–6, 6–3, 6–3

  • It was McEnroe's 16th career Grand Slam title and his 8th and last US Open title. It was Woodforde's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Australia Hana Mandlíková / United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Mary Joe Fernández / United States Pam Shriver 5–7, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Mandlíková's 5th and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title. It was Navratilova's 52nd career Grand Slam title and her 14th US Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Robin White / United States Shelby Cannon defeated United States Meredith McGrath / United States Rick Leach 3–6, 6–2, 7–5

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

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

United States Jonathan Stark defeated Sweden Nicklas Kulti 6–4, 6–1

Girls' Singles[edit]

United States Jennifer Capriati defeated Australia Rachel McQuillan 6–2, 6–3

Boys' Doubles[edit]

South Africa Wayne Ferreira / South Africa Grant Stafford defeated Czechoslovakia Martin Damm / Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš Jr. 6–3, 6–4

Girls' Doubles[edit]

United States Jennifer Capriati / United States Meredith McGrath defeated Australia Jo-Anne Faull / Australia Rachel McQuillan 6–0, 6–3

Coverage[edit]

Television coverage included eighty hours of programming over a 12-day period. Live coverage began on August 28, 1989 and concluded with the final of the Women's Doubles on September 10, 1989.[2] The four final days of televised coverage consisted of four men's singles matches (two quarterfinals, one semifinal and the final), three women's singles matches (two semifinals and the final), one men's doubles match (the final), two women's doubles matches (a semifinal and the final) and one mixed doubles match (the final).[3][4]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Lendl played his 8th consecutive US Open men's singles final, an all-time record.
  2. ^ O'Connor, John J. "US Open Tennis coverage". NY Times. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  3. ^ "Gender Stereotyping in Televised sports". Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles. August 1990. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  4. ^ "US Open Television coverage". 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1989 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1990 Australian Open