2001 US Open (tennis)

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For the golf event, see 2001 U.S. Open (golf).
2001 US Open
Date:   August 27 – September 9
Edition:   121st
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, USA
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Women's Singles
United States Venus Williams
Men's Doubles
Zimbabwe Wayne Black / Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
Women's Doubles
United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs
Mixed Doubles
Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Rennae Stubbs
Boys' Singles
Luxembourg Gilles Müller
Girls' Singles
France Marion Bartoli
Boys' Doubles
Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych / Switzerland Stéphane Bohli
Girls' Doubles
Russia Galina Fokina / Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
US Open
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The 2001 US Open was held between August 27 – September 9, 2001. It was the final Grand Slam event of 2001.

Marat Safin was unsuccessful in his title defence, being defeated in the semifinals by Pete Sampras in a rematch of the 2000 final, whilst Venus Williams was successful in her title defence, beating her sister Serena in the women's final. 20-year-old Australian Lleyton Hewitt won the men's title, defeating Sampras in the final. It was the second consecutive US Open final defeat for Sampras.

Seniors[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Australia Lleyton Hewitt defeated United States Pete Sampras, 7–6(7–4), 6–1, 6–1

  • It was Hewitt's 8th title of the year, and his 10th overall. It was his first career Grand Slam title, and he became the youngest male ever to be ranked number one, at the age of 20.

Women's singles[edit]

United States Venus Williams defeated United States Serena Williams, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Venus's 6th title of the year, and her 21st overall. It was her 4th career Grand Slam title, and her 2nd US Open title.

Men's doubles[edit]

Zimbabwe Wayne Black / Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett defeated United States Donald Johnson / United States Jared Palmer, 7–6, 2–6, 6–3

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs defeated United States Kimberly Po / France Nathalie Tauziat, 6–2, 5–7, 7–5

Mixed doubles[edit]

Australia Rennae Stubbs / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated United States Lisa Raymond / India Leander Paes, 6–4, 5–7, 7–6(11–9)

• It was Stubbs' 2nd and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 1st and only title at the US Open.
• It was Woodbridge's 7th and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and his 3rd title at the US Open.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

Luxembourg Gilles Müller defeated Chinese Taipei Yeu-Tzuoo Wang, 7–6(5), 6–2.[1]

Girls' singles[edit]

France Marion Bartoli defeated Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4.[1]

  • Kuznetsova won the 2004 women's singles crown, and reached the 2007 final.

Boys' doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych / Switzerland Stéphane Bohli defeated United States Brendan Evans / United States Brett Joelson, 6–4, 6–4.[1]

Girls' doubles[edit]

Russia Galina Fokina / Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova defeated Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jelena Janković / Croatia Matea Mezak, 7–5, 6–3.[1]

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Preceded by
2001 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2002 Australian Open