1999 US Open (tennis)

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1999 US Open
Date(s) August 30 – September 12
Edition 119th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Hardcourt
Location New York City, New York, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Andre Agassi
Women's Singles
United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles
Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien
Women's Doubles
United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams
Mixed Doubles
Japan Ai Sugiyama / India Mahesh Bhupathi
Boys' Singles
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Girls' Singles
Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya
Boys' Doubles
France Julien Benneteau / France Nicolas Mahut
Girls' Doubles
Czech Republic Dája Bedáňová / Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova

The 1999 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 119th edition of the US Open and was held from August 30 through September 12, 1999.

Singles players[edit]

Men's Singles
Champion Runner-up
United States Andre Agassi (2) United States Todd Martin (7)
Semifinals out
France Cédric Pioline Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (3)
Quarterfinals out
Czech Republic S Doseděl Brazil G Kuerten (5) Netherlands R Krajicek (12) France N Escudé
4th Round out
Czech Republic J Novák United Kingdom G Rusedski (9) Germany T Haas (14) Sweden M Norman
United States V Spadea Ukraine A Medvedev Chile M Ríos (10) France A Clément
3rd Round out
France F Santoro Sweden F Jonsson United States C Woodruff Sweden M Larsson
Netherlands P Wessels Morocco H Arazi Australia R Fromberg Croatia G Ivanišević
Italy L Tieleman Netherlands J van Lottum Australia L Hewitt Sweden J Björkman
Belgium X Malisse Slovakia J Krošlák Germany N Kiefer (15) United States J Gimelstob
2nd Round out
Russia M Safin United States J-M Gambill Brazil F Meligeni Ecuador N Lapentti (16)
Germany D Prinosil Norway C Ruud Morocco Y El Aynaoui United States R Reneberg
Germany L Burgsmüller Australia M Woodforde Spain F Vicente Argentina M Puerta
Italy G Pozzi Austria M Hipfl Italy C Caratti Netherlands P Haarhuis
Argentina G Cañas Spain G Blanco Croatia I Ljubičić Switzerland L Manta
Australia W Arthurs Canada S Lareau Denmark K Carlsen Belarus M Mirnyi
Spain C Moyá (8) United States C Mamiit United States P Goldstein Switzerland G Bastl
Germany M Kohlmann United States M Chang Czech Republic D Vacek Germany A Pretzsch
1st Round out
Sweden M Tillström Paraguay R Delgado Austria S Koubek France S Grosjean
United States J Courier United States K Kim France A di Pasquale Spain F Clavet
Spain JC Ferrero Costa Rica JA Marín United States J Blake Germany R Schüttler
United States B Bryan Zimbabwe B Black Armenia S Sargsian France S Huet
Australia P Rafter (4) Netherlands J Siemerink Spain A Portas Argentina M Zabaleta
Morocco K Alami Spain G Puentes Germany B Karbacher Sweden T Enqvist
Spain F Mantilla (17) Canada D Nestor Australia A Ilie South Africa W Ferreira
Spain J Díaz Finland V Liukko Germany H Dreekmann Czech Republic B Ulihrach
United Kingdom T Henman (6) Germany J Knippschild France J Boutter United States T Dent
Japan T Suzuki United States J Morrison Netherlands S Schalken United States P King
Spain À Corretja (13) Switzerland M Rosset Argentina M Rodríguez Argentina G Gaudio
United States J Tarango Argentina H Gumy Czech Republic T Zíb Spain A Martín
Slovakia D Hrbatý Sweden M Gustafsson Switzerland I Heuberger France G Raoux
Australia S Draper United States M Washington Argentina F Squillari Czech Republic M Damm
Australia J Stoltenberg Romania A Pavel Uruguay M Filippini Zimbabwe W Black
Spain A Costa Italy A Gaudenzi France C Saulnier Sweden N Kulti

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Andre Agassi defeated United States Todd Martin, 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–2

• It was Agassi's 5th career Grand Slam singles title and his 2nd and last at the US Open.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Serena Williams defeated Switzerland Martina Hingis, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)

• It was Williams' 1st career Grand Slam singles title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien defeated India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes, 7–6(9–7), 6–4

• It was Lareau's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was O'Brien's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams defeated United States Chanda Rubin / France Sandrine Testud, 4–6, 6–1, 6–4

  • It was Serena Williams' 5th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd US Open title. It was Venus Williams' 4th career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title.v

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Japan Ai Sugiyama / India Mahesh Bhupathi defeated United States Kimberly Po / United States Donald Johnson, 6–4, 6–4

• It was Sugiyama's 1st and only career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.
• It was Bhupathi's 2nd career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and his 1st at the US Open.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Finland Jarkko Nieminen defeated Denmark Kristian Pless 6–7, 6–3, 6–4

Girls' Singles[edit]

Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya defeated Russia Nadia Petrova 6–3, 6–2

Boys' Doubles[edit]

France Julien Benneteau / France Nicolas Mahut defeated United States Tres Davis / United States Alberto Francis 6–4, 3–6, 6–1

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Czech Republic Dája Bedáňová / Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova defeated Russia Galina Fokina / Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya 6–3, 6–4

Seeds[edit]

Withdrawals: Steffi Graf,[1] Anna Kournikova[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sport: Tennis Graf bows out". BBC. August 13, 1999. Retrieved June 5, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Kournikova withdraws from U.S. Open". Boca Raton News. August 21, 1999. Retrieved June 5, 2015. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1999 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2000 Australian Open