Talk:US Open (tennis)

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William Larned won 8 US Open, not 7, as Sears. (US Open champions (Men's Singles)) —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs) 09:00, 7 July 2006 (UTC)


I think that there needs to be some information about how the draw is determined. I know that the main draw consists of 64 players; however, there is a qualifying tournament too, from which 16 players are added to the main draw. More details on this would be helpful. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Chrisphillips71 (talkcontribs) 09:20, 8 September 2006 (UTC)

Golf trademark?[edit]

My father is an avid tennis fan and has told me the the US Golf Association owns a trademark on the term "US Open", from their own tournament, and that the USTA gets their permission to use the term, either on a regular basis or just once. Is there any truth to this? (Update: the Terms of Use from the tennis tournament seem to assert "US Open" is a trademark of the USTA's.) --BDD (talk) 21:37, 19 February 2016 (UTC)

I'm wondering if it's a limited trademark? That is the USTA owns all rights to tennis related US Open usage and the USGA owns all rights to US Open golf related usage. It almost seems that way here. Fyunck(click) (talk) 21:55, 19 February 2016 (UTC)
You may be right. That said, a search at the US Patent and Trademark Office gives the trademark to the USTA, not the USGA. Then again, the USGA has been using the term longer, as the tennis tournament only became an open in 1968. So it could just be a case where the use is considered specific enough as not to interfere with each other (along with the for amends being 2 1/2 months apart, too). There are other sports tournaments using the term as well, but they usually specify the sport. So it does seem like the two associations just agree to let each other use the name. oknazevad (talk) 22:28, 19 February 2016 (UTC)
@Oknazevad: & @BDD:, Maybe this is the solution. The USGA owns the trademark U.S. Open as shown here (not US Open). Plus their website seems to say U.S. Open too. So the USTA owns "US Open" while the USGA owns "U.S. Open". Fyunck(click) (talk) 22:59, 19 February 2016 (UTC)
Interesting! Thanks for the information. I thought we were the only ones who got so serious about small details. ;) --BDD (talk) 01:29, 20 February 2016 (UTC)

Assessment comment[edit]

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I think the US Open tennis article is a C article that needs reference and more content to back it up, but it is more than just a simple start class article!TennisAuthority 23:09, 20 June 2009 (UTC)

Last edited at 23:09, 20 June 2009 (UTC). Substituted at 09:27, 30 April 2016 (UTC)

can someone add history of wheelchair, legends and junior winners[edit]

can someone add history of wheelchair, legends and junior winners the seem to be missing from this page — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2604:2000:6001:3400:8D07:8F31:9081:299 (talk) 06:50, 7 March 2017 (UTC)

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