2019 US Open (tennis)

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2019 US Open
DateAugust 26 – September 8
Edition139th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
Draw128S/64D/32X
Prize money$57,238,700 [1]
SurfaceHard
LocationNew York City, New York, United States
VenueUSTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
2018 Champions
Men's Singles
Serbia Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles
Japan Naomi Osaka
Men's Doubles
United States Mike Bryan / United States Jack Sock
Women's Doubles
Australia Ashleigh Barty / United States CoCo Vandeweghe
Mixed Doubles
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands / United Kingdom Jamie Murray
Boys' Singles
Brazil Thiago Seyboth Wild
Girls' Singles
China Wang Xiyu
Boys' Doubles
Bulgaria Adrian Andreev / United Kingdom Anton Matusevich
Girls' Doubles
United States Cori Gauff / United States Caty McNally
Wheelchair Men's Singles
United Kingdom Alfie Hewett
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Netherlands Diede de Groot
Wheelchair Quad Singles
Australia Dylan Alcott
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Alfie Hewett / United Kingdom Gordon Reid
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Netherlands Diede de Groot / Japan Yui Kamiji
Wheelchair Quad Doubles
United Kingdom Andrew Lapthorne / United States David Wagner
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The 2019 US Open will be the 139th edition of tennis' US Open and the fourth and final Grand Slam event of the year. It will be held on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City.

Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka are the men's and women's singles defending champions.

Tournament[edit]

Arthur Ashe Stadium before the retractable roof was installed and where the finals of the US Open will take place

The 2019 US Open will be the 139th edition of the tournament and will take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park of Queens in New York City, New York, United States. The tournament will be held on 14 DecoTurf hard courts.

The tournament is an event run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is part of the 2019 ATP Tour and the 2019 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The tournament will consist of both men's and women's singles and doubles draws as well as a mixed doubles event. There are also singles and doubles events for both boys and girls (players under 18), which are part of the Grade A category of tournaments. Additionally, there are singles and doubles wheelchair tennis events for men, women and quads.

The tournament is played on hard courts and takes place over a series of 15 courts with DecoTurf surface, including the three existing main showcourts – Arthur Ashe Stadium, Louis Armstrong Stadium and Grandstand.

Broadcast[edit]

In the United States, the 2019 US Open will be the fifth year in a row under an 11-year, $825 million contract with ESPN, in which the broadcaster holds exclusive rights to the entire tournament and the US Open Series. This means that the tournament is not available on broadcast television. This also makes ESPN the exclusive U.S. broadcaster for three of the four tennis majors.

Point and prize money distribution[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Below is a series of tables for each of the competitions showing the ranking points on offer for each event.

Senior[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles 2000 1200 720 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 8 0
Men's Doubles 0
Women's Singles 1300 780 430 240 130 70 10 40 30 20 2
Women's Doubles 10


Singles seeds[edit]

The following are the seeded players and notable players who have withdrawn from the event. Seedings are based on ATP and WTA rankings as of August 19, 2019. Rank and points before are as of August 26, 2019.

Men's Singles[edit]

Seed Rank Player Points
before
Points defending Points won Points
after
Status
1 1 Serbia Novak Djokovic 11,685 2,000 10 9,695 First round vs.
2 2 Spain Rafael Nadal 7,945 720 10 7,235 First round vs.
3 3 Switzerland Roger Federer 6,950 180 10 6,780 First round vs.
4 4 Austria Dominic Thiem 4,925 360 10 4,575 First round vs.
5 5 Russia Daniil Medvedev 4,125 90 10 4,045 First round vs.
6 6 Germany Alexander Zverev 4,005 90 10 3,925 First round vs.
7 7 Japan Kei Nishikori 4,005 720 10 3,295 First round vs.
8 8 Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas 3,455 45 10 3,420 First round vs.
9 9 Russia Karen Khachanov 2,890 90 10 2,810 First round vs.
10 10 Spain Roberto Bautista Agut 2,575 10 10 2,575 First round vs.
11 11 Italy Fabio Fognini 2,510 45 10 2,475 First round vs.
12 12 Croatia Borna Ćorić 2,160 180 10 1,990 First round vs.
13 13 France Gaël Monfils 2,140 45 10 2,105 First round vs.
14 14 United States John Isner 2,075 360 10 1,725 First round vs.
15 15 Belgium David Goffin 2,055 180 10 1,885 First round vs.
16 17 South Africa Kevin Anderson 2,050 180 10 1,880 First round vs.
17 18 Georgia (country) Nikoloz Basilashvili 1,985 180 10 1,815 First round vs.
18 19 Canada Félix Auger-Aliassime 1,750 35 10 1,725 First round vs.
19 20 Argentina Guido Pella 1,735 90 10 1,655 First round vs.
20 21 Argentina Diego Schwartzman 1,725 90 10 1,645 First round vs.
21 22 Canada Milos Raonic 1,630 180 10 1,460 First round vs.
22 Croatia Marin Čilić 1,590 360 10 1,240 First round vs.
23 Switzerland Stan Wawrinka 1,535 90 10 1,455 First round vs.
24 Italy Matteo Berrettini 1,535 10 10 1,535 First round vs.
25 France Lucas Pouille 1,475 90 10 1,395 First round vs.
26 United States Taylor Fritz 1,465 90 10 1,385 First round vs.
27 Serbia Dušan Lajović 1,441 90 10 1,361 First round vs.
28 Australia Nick Kyrgios 1,430 90 10 1,350 First round vs.
29 France Benoît Paire 45 10 First round vs.
30 United Kingdom Kyle Edmund 1,325 10 10 1,325 First round vs.
31 Chile Cristian Garín 1,321 (48+25) 10+6 1,264 First round vs.
32 Spain Fernando Verdasco 1,310 90 10 1,230 First round vs.

† The player did not qualify for the tournament in 2018, but is defending points from two 2018 ATP Challenger Tour tournaments (Como and Genoa).

The following player would have been seeded, but withdrew before the event.

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Withdrawal reason
16 Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 2,050 1,200 850 Right knee injury

Women's Singles[edit]

Seed Rank Player Points
before
Points defending Points won Points
after
Status
1 1 Japan Naomi Osaka 6,606 2,000 10 4,616 First round vs.
2 2 Australia Ashleigh Barty 6,501 240 10 6,271 First round vs.
3 3 Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková 6,315 430 10 5,895 First round vs.
4 4 Romania Simona Halep 4,743 10 10 4,743 First round vs.
5 5 Ukraine Elina Svitolina 4,492 240 10 4,262 First round vs.
6 6 Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 4,386 130 10 4,266 First round vs.
7 7 Netherlands Kiki Bertens 4,325 130 10 4,205 First round vs.
8 8 United States Serena Williams 3,935 1,300 10 2,645 First round vs.
9 13 Belarus Aryna Sabalenka 2,955 240 10 2,725 First round vs.
10 9 United States Madison Keys 3,267 780 10 2,497 First round vs.
11 10 United States Sloane Stephens 3,189 430 10 2,769 First round vs.
12 11 Latvia Anastasija Sevastova 3,167 780 10 2,397 First round vs.
13 12 Switzerland Belinda Bencic 2,968 10 10 2,968 First round vs.
14 14 Germany Angelique Kerber 2,870 130 10 2,750 First round vs.
15 15 Canada Bianca Andreescu 2,837 2 10 2,845 First round vs.
16 United Kingdom Johanna Konta 2,695 10 10 2,695 First round vs.
17 Czech Republic Markéta Vondroušová 2,650 240 10 2,420 First round vs.
18 China Wang Qiang 130 10 First round vs.
19 19 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 2,537 70 10 2,477 First round vs.
20 20 United States Sofia Kenin 2,460 130 10 2,340 First round vs.
21 21 Estonia Anett Kontaveit 2,380 10 10 2,380 First round vs.
22 22 Croatia Petra Martić 2,067 10+160 10+1 1,908 First round vs.
23 23 Croatia Donna Vekić 2,000 10 10 2,000 First round vs.
24 25 Spain Garbiñe Muguruza 1,920 70 10 1,860 First round vs.
25 26 Belgium Elise Mertens 1,920 240 10 1,690 First round vs.
26 30 Germany Julia Görges 1,785 70 10 1,725 First round vs.
27 27 France Caroline Garcia 1,831 130 10 1,711 First round vs.
28 Spain Carla Suárez Navarro 1,562 430 10 1,142 First round vs.
29 28 Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei 1,830 70 10 1,770 First round vs.
30 29 Greece Maria Sakkari 1,800 70 10 1,740 First round vs.
31 31 Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová 1,750 130 10 1,630 First round vs.
32 32 Ukraine Dayana Yastremska 1,679 10+29 10+25 1,675 First round vs.

The following player would have been seeded, but withdrew before the event.

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Withdrawal reason
24 United States Amanda Anisimova 1,934 10 1,924 Father's death[2]

Doubles seeds[edit]

Mixed doubles[edit]

Team Rank1 Seed
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

1Rankings as of August 19, 2019.

Events[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

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Women's Singles[edit]

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Men's Doubles[edit]

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Women's Doubles[edit]

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Mixed Doubles[edit]

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Junior Boys' Singles[edit]

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Junior Girls' Singles[edit]

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Junior Boys' Doubles[edit]

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Junior Girls' Doubles[edit]

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Men's Champions Doubles[edit]

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Women's Champions Doubles[edit]

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Wheelchair Men's Singles[edit]

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Wheelchair Women's Singles[edit]

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Wheelchair Quad Singles[edit]

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Wheelchair Men's Doubles[edit]

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Wheelchair Women's Doubles[edit]

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Wheelchair Quad Doubles[edit]

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Wild card entries[edit]

The following players will be given wildcards to the main draw based on internal selection and recent performances.

Mixed doubles[edit]

  • United States / United States
  • United States / United States
  • United States / United States
  • United States / United States
  • United States / United States
  • United States / United States
  • United States / United States
  • United States / United States

Qualifier entries[edit]

The qualifying competitions will take place at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 19 – 22, 2019.

Protected ranking[edit]

The following players were accepted directly into the main draw using a protected ranking:

Withdrawals[edit]

The following players were accepted directly into the main tournament, but withdrew due to injury, suspension, or personal reasons:

Before the tournament

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Recipient of the USTA's Grand Slam Reciprocal Wildcard Agreement with the French Tennis Federation[3]
  2. ^ a b Recipient of the USTA's Grand Slam Reciprocal Wildcard Agreement with Tennis Australia
  3. ^ a b Winner of the USTA Boys' under-18 national tournament[5]
  4. ^ a b Winner of the USTA Girls' under-18 national tournament[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2019 US Open Prize Money
  2. ^ "Anisimova out of US Open after father's death". ESPN.com. 19 August 2019. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  3. ^ "US Open : une wild-card pour Antoine Hoang et Diane Parry" [US Open: Wild Cards for Antoine Hoang and Diane Parry]. L'Équipe (in French). 23 July 2019. Retrieved 4 August 2019.
  4. ^ "KOKKINAKIS AWARDED US OPEN WILDCARD". Tennis Australia. August 14, 2019. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  5. ^ 16-year-old tennis phenom earns U.S. Open bid with win at USTA Boys Nationals
  6. ^ Of local note: Kristie Ahn earns wild card into US Open tennis
  7. ^ "Stosur receives US Open wildcard". 7News. August 13, 2019. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
  8. ^ Navarro falls in finals, settles for wild card into U.S. Open qualifying tournament

External links[edit]

Preceded by
2019 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2020 Australian Open