The 2002 US Open was held between August 26 – September 8, 2002.
Both Lleyton Hewitt and Venus Williams were unsuccessful in their title defences, Hewitt being defeated in the semi-finals by Andre Agassi and Venus being defeated in the final by her younger sister Serena. It was the third of four consecutive Grand Slam titles won by Serena, all won by defeating Venus in the final. Pete Sampras, runner-up in 2001, won his fifth US Open title, and his 14th and final Grand Slam title, defeating his rival Agassi in the final in four sets.
Pete Sampras def. Andre Agassi, 6–3, 6–4, 5–7, 6–4
- It was Sampras's 14th (and last) career Grand Slam title, and his 5th US Open title.
Serena Williams def. Venus Williams, 6–4, 6–3
- It was Serena's 4th career Grand Slam title, and her 2nd US Open title.
Mahesh Bhupathi / Max Mirnyi def. Jiří Novák / Radek Štěpánek, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Virginia Ruano Pascual / Paola Suárez def. Elena Dementieva / Janette Husárová, 6–2, 6–1
Lisa Raymond / Mike Bryan def. Katarina Srebotnik / Bob Bryan, 7–6(9), 7–6(1)
Richard Gasquet def. Marcos Baghdatis, 7–5, 6–2
Maria Kirilenko def. Barbora Strýcová, 6–4, 6–4
Michel Koning / Bas van der Valk
Elke Clijsters / Kirsten Flipkens
- ^ This victory was Sampras' 5th US Open title, an Open Era record he shares with Jimmy Connors and Roger Federer.
- ^ This win marked the third consecutive Grand Slam title for Serena, after having won at the French Open and Wimbledon.