1991 US Open – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1991 US Open
ChampionSweden Stefan Edberg
Runner-upUnited States Jim Courier
Final score6–2, 6–4, 6–0
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
← 1990 · US Open · 1992 →

Stefan Edberg defeated Jim Courier 6–2, 6–4, 6–0 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1991 US Open. Pete Sampras was the defending champion but lost in the quarterfinals to Courier.

Events[edit]

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Stefan Edberg was the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Germany Boris Becker (Third round)
  2. Sweden Stefan Edberg (Champion)
  3. Germany Michael Stich (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Jim Courier (Finalist)
  5. Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (Semifinalist)
  6. United States Pete Sampras (Quarterfinalist)
  7. France Guy Forget (Second round)
  8. United States Andre Agassi (First round)
  9. Spain Sergi Bruguera (Second round)
  10. Czechoslovakia Karel Nováček (Third round)
  11. United States David Wheaton (Fourth round)
  12. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (Fourth round)
  13. Soviet Union Andrei Cherkasov (First round)
  14. Spain Emilio Sánchez (Fourth round)
  15. Czechoslovakia Petr Korda (First round)
  16. United States John McEnroe (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final Eight[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis 6 63 4 2
WC United States Jimmy Connors 4 77 6 6
WC United States Jimmy Connors 3 3 2
4 United States Jim Courier 6 6 6
4 United States Jim Courier 6 77 77
6 United States Pete Sampras 2 64 65
4 United States Jim Courier 2 4 0
2 Sweden Stefan Edberg 6 6 6
5 Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6 3 4 77 6
3 Germany Michael Stich 3 6 6 65 1
5 Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 3 3 4
2 Sweden Stefan Edberg 6 6 6
Spain Javier Sánchez 3 2 3
2 Sweden Stefan Edberg 6 6 6

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Germany B Becker 77 6 6
Argentina M Jaite 63 4 4 1 Germany B Becker 6 77 6
Mexico L Herrera 65 3 6 4 Soviet Union A Volkov 0 64 1
Soviet Union A Volkov 77 6 3 6 1 Germany B Becker 3 4 2
Germany E Jelen 6 2 1 6 2 Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6 6
Netherlands P Haarhuis 2 6 6 3 6 Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 4 6 77
Sweden M Pernfors 2 2 3 Soviet Union A Chesnokov 1 6 2 62
Soviet Union A Chesnokov 6 6 6 Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6 6
WC United States J Pugh 3 77 62 6 3 Germany C-U Steeb 2 3 4
Q South Africa G Stafford 6 64 77 3 6 Q South Africa G Stafford 0 66 1
WC United States C Adams 2 5 3 Germany C-U Steeb 6 78 6
Germany C-U Steeb 6 7 6 Germany C-U Steeb 3 6 6 6
Q United States F Montana 77 6 3 0 3 France A Boetsch 6 3 4 4
Sweden C Bergström 65 4 6 6 6 Sweden C Bergström 2 3 1 r
France A Boetsch 6 6 3 6 France A Boetsch 6 6 2
15 Czechoslovakia P Korda 1 3 6 2

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10 Czechoslovakia K Nováček 6 5 6 6
United States S Davis 3 7 1 3 10 Czechoslovakia K Nováček 61 77 6 3 6
Q Canada G Michibata 3 4 64 Portugal N Marques 77 65 4 6 3
Portugal N Marques 6 6 77 10 Czechoslovakia K Nováček 1 4 3
WC United States J Connors 4 64 6 6 6 WC United States J Connors 6 6 6
United States P McEnroe 6 77 4 2 4 WC United States J Connors 6 6 6
Q Netherlands M Schapers 4 6 6 6 Q Netherlands M Schapers 2 3 2
Spain J F Altur 6 4 2 1 WC United States J Connors 3 710 1 6 77
Switzerland M Rosset 7 3 3 6 3 United States A Krickstein 6 68 6 3 64
France G Raoux 5 6 6 4 6 France G Raoux 1 1 4
United States R Reneberg 66 77 4 2 Spain F Clavet 6 6 6
Spain F Clavet 78 65 6 6 Spain F Clavet 4 4 77 64
Peru J Yzaga 7 7 7 United States A Krickstein 6 6 60 77
United States T Mayotte 5 5 5 Peru J Yzaga 1 6 1 2 r
United States A Krickstein 7 77 6 United States A Krickstein 6 3 6 3
8 United States A Agassi 5 63 2

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 United States J Courier 6 6 6
Sweden N Kulti 3 4 4 4 United States J Courier 6 6 6
United States J Arias 7 7 3 6 United States J Arias 3 2 0
Sweden P Lundgren 5 5 6 3 4 United States J Courier 6 6 6
Italy C Pistolesi 6 6 3 2 2 Sweden A Järryd 3 2 2
France T Champion 3 4 6 6 6 France T Champion 5 2 1 r
Sweden A Järryd 6 6 6 Sweden A Järryd 7 6 1
Peru P Arraya 1 3 3 4 United States J Courier 6 6 6
Australia W Masur 4 6 6 6 14 Spain E Sánchez 4 4 3
Q United States P Williamson 6 3 3 2 Australia W Masur 6 6 3 6
WC United States M Joyce 3 78 6 6 WC United States M Joyce 4 3 6 3
Q United States P Crow 6 66 4 4 Australia W Masur 4 66 65
Q United Kingdom A Castle 0 7 6 7 14 Spain E Sánchez 6 78 77
Belgium B Wuyts 6 5 4 5 Q United Kingdom A Castle 3 2 2
WC United States D Witt 4 4 6 3 14 Spain E Sánchez 6 6 6
14 Spain E Sánchez 6 6 3 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11 United States D Wheaton 6 4 79 6
Australia R Fromberg 0 6 67 3 11 United States D Wheaton 6 6 6
New Zealand K Evernden 6 61 4 2 Austria H Skoff 1 2 2
Austria H Skoff 4 77 6 6 11 United States D Wheaton 77 4 6 6
WC United States T Martin 6 78 6 WC United States T Martin 63 6 3 4
South Africa G Muller 3 66 2 WC United States T Martin 6 6 3 4 6
Q United Kingdom D Sapsford 6 7 6 Q United Kingdom D Sapsford 2 3 6 6 2
Soviet Union A Olhovskiy 3 5 1 11 United States D Wheaton 6 2 2 4
France J-P Fleurian 1 77 6 4 2 6 United States P Sampras 3 6 6 6
Q France S Simian 6 60 3 6 6 Q France S Simian 6 64 77 6
United States K Curren 3 2 6 6 6 United States K Curren 3 77 64 4
France F Santoro 6 6 3 3 3 Q France S Simian 63 4 77 3
France C Pioline 65 6 2 6 3 6 United States P Sampras 77 6 64 6
South Africa W Ferreira 77 4 6 2 6 South Africa W Ferreira 1 2 2 r
South Africa C van Rensburg 0 3 2 6 United States P Sampras 6 6 2
6 United States P Sampras 6 6 6

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 3 2 6 77 6
Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6 4 65 0 5 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 6 6 6
Q Australia S Youl 64 77 4 2 Germany P Kühnen 3 2 4
Germany P Kühnen 77 65 6 6 5 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 3 6 6 6
Germany C Saceanu 2 77 6 6 Australia T Woodbridge 6 3 4 3
Czechoslovakia M Vajda 6 64 4 4 Germany C Saceanu 2 3 3
Australia T Woodbridge 6 6 6 Australia T Woodbridge 6 6 6
Q Haiti B Madsen 2 0 2 5 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 7 63 6 6
Israel G Bloom 6 6 2 2 4 12 Croatia G Ivanišević 5 77 4 2
Italy C Caratti 4 3 6 6 6 Italy C Caratti 6 3 0 63
Brazil L Mattar 6 3 712 6 Brazil L Mattar 3 6 6 77
WC United States R Leach 3 6 610 2 Brazil L Mattar 3 2 2
Croatia G Prpić 2 6 6 1 6 12 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6 6
United States B Gilbert 6 4 2 6 4 Croatia G Prpić 1 3 4
Sweden H Holm 77 3 3 61 12 Croatia G Ivanišević 6 6 6
12 Croatia G Ivanišević 65 6 6 77

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 Soviet Union A Cherkasov 62 2 2
Sweden J Svensson 77 6 6 Sweden J Svensson 4 5 77 3
Argentina R Azar 3 5 3 Switzerland J Hlasek 6 7 65 6
Switzerland J Hlasek 6 7 6 Switzerland J Hlasek 77 63 62 64
Germany P Baur 0 2 3 United States D Rostagno 62 77 77 77
United States D Rostagno 6 6 6 United States D Rostagno 77 6 6
France R Gilbert 6 6 5 1 77 France R Gilbert 63 1 3
WC United States J Palmer 1 2 7 6 65 United States D Rostagno 2 6 1 64
Italy O Camporese 5 6 7 3 6 3 Germany M Stich 6 3 6 77
Israel A Mansdorf 7 4 5 6 3 Italy O Camporese 6 1 1 4
United States M Washington 6 6 6 United States M Washington 4 6 6 6
Brazil J Oncins 2 2 1 United States M Washington 7 5 2 6 3
Argentina A Mancini 2 4 6 77 2 3 Germany M Stich 5 7 6 4 6
Q United States J Brown 6 6 3 64 6 Q United States J Brown W/O
Netherlands J Eltingh 65 1 0 3 Germany M Stich
3 Germany M Stich 77 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 France G Forget 7 6 6
Q South Africa M Ondruska 5 3 1 7 France G Forget 6 3 2 66
Netherlands J Siemerink 5 7 3 6 6 Netherlands J Siemerink 4 6 6 78
Soviet Union D Poliakov 7 5 6 4 4 Netherlands J Siemerink 4 4 6 77 69
Argentina G Markus 77 77 77 Argentina G Markus 6 6 1 64 711
Italy D Nargiso 61 64 62 Argentina G Markus 6 1 4 77 6
Italy S Pescosolido 78 65 2 6 6 Italy S Pescosolido 2 6 6 65 2
United States D Pate 66 77 6 2 3 Argentina G Markus 4 2 3
Sweden M Larsson 4 6 710 2 6 Spain J Sánchez 6 6 6
Ecuador A Gómez 6 3 68 6 1 Sweden M Larsson 4 6 6 6
Q Sweden D Engel 3 4 4 Argentina J Frana 6 4 2 4
Argentina J Frana 6 6 6 Sweden M Larsson 63 0 3
Spain J Sánchez 6 6 3 Spain J Sánchez 77 6 6
Germany A Mronz 2 3 1 r Spain J Sánchez 77 6 6
Spain T Carbonell 6 6 3 63 3 9 Spain S Bruguera 65 3 0
9 Spain S Bruguera 3 4 6 77 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 United States J McEnroe 6 6 6
Q United States G Layendecker 4 3 3 16 United States J McEnroe 6 6 6
Q Canada M Laurendeau 7 710 3 7 Q Canada M Laurendeau 3 4 2
Haiti R Agénor 5 68 6 5 16 United States J McEnroe 4 6 61 6 3
Finland V Paloheimo 3 7 4 1 United States M Chang 6 4 77 2 6
United States T Witsken 6 5 6 6 United States T Witsken 3 0 2
United States M Chang 6 6 6 United States M Chang 6 6 6
Australia M Woodforde 3 0 2 United States M Chang 62 5 3
Netherlands M Koevermans 4 65 2 2 Sweden S Edberg 77 7 6
United States J Grabb 6 77 6 United States J Grabb 7 6 4 7
Australia J Stoltenberg 6 77 6 Australia J Stoltenberg 5 4 6 5
Canada G Connell 4 65 2 United States J Grabb 68 6 3 4
India R Krishnan 2 1 77 7 3 2 Sweden S Edberg 710 4 6 6
United States J Tarango 6 6 65 5 6 United States J Tarango 3 5 0
United States B Shelton 4 6 64 1 2 Sweden S Edberg 6 7 6
2 Sweden S Edberg 6 2 77 6

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