2002 US Open (tennis)

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2002 US Open
Date:   August 26 - September 8
Edition:   122nd
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, USA
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Pete Sampras
Women's Singles
United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles
India Mahesh Bhupathi / Belarus Max Mirnyi
Women's Doubles
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez
Mixed Doubles
United States Mike Bryan / United States Lisa Raymond
Boys' Singles
France Richard Gasquet
Girls' Singles
Russia Maria Kirilenko
Boys' Doubles
Netherlands Michel Koning / Netherlands Bas van der Valk
Girls' Doubles
Belgium Elke Clijsters / Belgium Kirsten Flipkens
US Open
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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 semifinals by Andre Agassi and Venus being defeated in the final by her younger sister Serena in the final. 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.

Seniors[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

United States Pete Sampras[1] defeated United States 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.

Women's singles[edit]

United States Serena Williams[2] defeated United States Venus Williams, 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Serena's 4th career Grand Slam title, and her 2nd US Open title.

Men's doubles[edit]

India Mahesh Bhupathi / Belarus Max Mirnyi defeated Czech Republic Jiří Novák / Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez defeated Russia Elena Dementieva / Slovenia Janette Husárová, 6–2, 6–1

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Lisa Raymond / United States Mike Bryan defeated Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / United States Bob Bryan, 7–6(11–9), 7–6(7–1)

Juniors[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

France Richard Gasquet defeated Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis, 7–5, 6–2

Girls' singles[edit]

Russia Maria Kirilenko defeated Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová, 6–4, 6–4

Boys' doubles[edit]

Netherlands Michel Koning / Netherlands Bas van der Valk

Girls' doubles[edit]

Belgium Elke Clijsters / Belgium Kirsten Flipkens

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This victory was Sampras' 5th US Open title, an Open Era record he shares with Jimmy Connors and Roger Federer.
  2. ^ This win marked the third consecutive Grand Slam title for Serena, after having won at the French Open and Wimbledon.

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Preceded by
2002 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2003 Australian Open