1990 US Open (tennis)

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For the golf event, see 1990 U.S. Open Golf Championship.
1990 US Open
Date:   August 27 – September 9
Edition:   110th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, New York, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Pete Sampras
Women's Singles
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Men's Doubles
South Africa Pieter Aldrich / South Africa Danie Visser
Women's Doubles
United States Gigi Fernández / United States Martina Navratilova
Mixed Doubles
Australia Elizabeth Smylie / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Boys' Singles
Italy Andrea Gaudenzi
Girls' Singles
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Boys' Doubles
Sweden Marten Renström / Sweden Mikael Tillström
Girls' Doubles
Australia Kristin Godridge / Australia Kirrily Sharpe
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The 1990 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 110th edition of the US Open and was held from August 27 to September 9, 1990.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Pete Sampras defeated United States Andre Agassi 6–4, 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Pete Sampras' 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title. He became the youngest US Open men's singles champion at 19 years, 28 days.

Women's Singles[edit]

Argentina Gabriela Sabatini defeated West Germany Steffi Graf 6–2, 7–6(7–4)

  • It was Sabatini's only Grand Slam title. She became the first female tennis player from Argentina to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Pieter Aldrich / South Africa Danie Visser defeated United States Paul Annacone / United States David Wheaton 6–2, 7–6 (7–3), 6–2

  • It was Pieter Aldrich's 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title. It was Danie Visser's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Gigi Fernández / United States Martina Navratilova defeated Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Gigi Fernández's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title. It was Martina Navratilova's 55th career Grand Slam title and her 15th US Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Elizabeth Smylie / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva / United States Jim Pugh 6–4, 6–2

  • It was Elizabeth Smylie's 3rd career Grand Slam title and her 2nd and last US Open title. It was Todd Woodbridge's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Italy Andrea Gaudenzi defeated Sweden Mikael Tillström 6–2, 4–6, 7–6

Girls' Singles[edit]

Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva defeated France Noëlle van Lottum 7–5, 6–2

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Sweden Marten Renström / Sweden Mikael Tillström defeated Canada Sébastien Leblanc / Canada Greg Rusedski 6–7, 6–3, 6–4

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Australia Kristin Godridge / Australia Kirrily Sharpe defeated United States Erika de Lone / United States Lisa Raymond 4–6, 7–5, 6–2

Other events[edit]

Gentlemen's Invitation Singles[edit]

United States Sandy Mayer defeated United States Tom Gullikson 6–4, 6–4

Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles[edit]

United States Tom Gullikson / United States Dick Stockton defeated Australia Mark Edmondson / United States Sherwood Stewart 6–7, 7–6, 6–4

Ladies' Invitation Doubles[edit]

United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King defeated Australia Wendy Turnbull / United Kingdom Virginia Wade 2–6, 6–4, 6–3

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men $350,000 $175,000 $87,000 $45,378 $24,590 $14,166 $8,697 $5,195
Women $350,000 $175,000 $87,000 $45,378 $24,590 $14,166 $8,697 $5,195

Total prize money for the event was $6,349,250.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1991). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 101. ISBN 978-0-00-218403-8. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1990 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1991 Australian Open