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Jimmy Connors defeated Ivan Lendl 6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1982 US Open. John McEnroe was the three-time defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Lendl.

Men's Singles
1982 US Open
ChampionUnited States Jimmy Connors
Runner-upCzechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Final score6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 6–4
Details
Draw128 (16Q)
Seeds16
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
← 1981 · US Open · 1983 →

Contents

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Jimmy Connors is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   John McEnroe (Semifinalist)
  2.   Jimmy Connors (Champion)
  3.   Ivan Lendl (Finalist)
  4.   Guillermo Vilas (Semifinalist)
  5.   Vitas Gerulaitis (First round)
  6.   Gene Mayer (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   José Luis Clerc (First round)
  8.   Eliot Teltscher (Fourth round)
  9.   Yannick Noah (Fourth round)
  10.   Johan Kriek (Third round)
  11.   Mats Wilander (Fourth round)
  12.   Steve Denton (Fourth round)
  13.   Mark Edmondson (Second round)
  14.   Brian Teacher (Second round)
  15.   Raúl Ramírez (Second round)
  16.   Roscoe Tanner (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   John McEnroe 4 7 6 4 6
6   Gene Mayer 6 6 3 6 1
1   John McEnroe 4 4 66
3   Ivan Lendl 6 6 78
3   Ivan Lendl 6 6 6
  Kim Warwick 4 3 1
3   Ivan Lendl 3 2 6 4
2   Jimmy Connors 6 6 4 6
  Tom Gullikson 2 1 3
4   Guillermo Vilas 6 6 6
4   Guillermo Vilas 1 6 2 3
2   Jimmy Connors 6 3 6 6
  Rodney Harmon 1 3 4
2   Jimmy Connors 6 6 6

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   McEnroe 7 6 7
  Ti. Gullikson 6 4 5 1 McEnroe 7 6 6
  Davis 6 6 6 Davis 6 4 3
  Lapidus 3 4 2 1 McEnroe 6 6 6
  Van Patten 6 7 1 4 7 Van Patten 3 2 3
  Lipton 2 6 6 6 6 Van Patten 6 5 6 6
Q   Brunnberg 4 6 6 6 6 Q Brunnberg 4 7 1 3
  DuPré 6 3 7 2 3 1 McEnroe 6 6 6
Q   Simonsson 7 6 6 Doyle 3 4 4
  Ismail 5 1 1 Q Simonsson 6 7 6
  Smith 4 6 6 7 Smith 0 6 3
  Leach 6 4 3 5 Q Simonsson 6 2 3 1
  Doyle 6 4 6 6 Doyle 3 6 6 6
  Acuña 4 6 0 4 Doyle 1 7 7 6
Q   Adams 6 3 2 13 Edmondson 6 6 5 2
13   Edmondson 7 6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15   Ramírez 6 6 6
  Edwards 3 3 1 15 Ramírez 2 3 7 4
  Van der Merwe 6 5 6 3 6 Van der Merwe 6 6 5 6
  Tarr 1 7 3 6 4 Van der Merwe 7 4 2 2
  Odizor 6 6 6 Lutz 6 6 6 6
  Cahill 4 4 3 Odizor 1 4 7 5
  Drewett 6 1 1 Lutz 6 6 5 7
  Lutz 7 6 6 Lutz 4 2 1
  Dickson 6 6 1 7 6 Mayer 6 6 6
Q   Testerman 2 2 6 6 Dickson 2 6 6 1
  Van't Hof 6 6 4 6 Van't Hof 6 4 4 0 r
Q   Myburg 1 3 6 2 Dickson 4 7 2 1
  Iskersky 7 3 7 1 1 6 Mayer 6 6 6 6
  Simonsson 6 6 5 6 6 Simonsson 2 1 1
  Granát 4 4 2 6 Mayer 6 6 6
6   Mayer 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   Lendl 6 7 6
  Krishnan 4 6 1 3 Lendl 6 3 4 7 6
  Mayotte 6 6 6 Mayotte 4 6 6 6 4
  Pattison 4 4 2 3 Lendl 6 6 6
  Bourne 5 4 1 Solomon 3 0 1
  Solomon 7 6 6 Solomon 6 6 7 6
  Tulasne 3 6 6 6 Tulasne 2 7 5 0
  Rennert 6 1 4 4 3 Lendl 6 6 6
  Wilkison 4 2 7 7 6 11 Wilander 2 2 2
  Simpson 6 6 5 5 1 Wilkison 6 6 3 3 6
  Stefanki 6 6 7 Stefanki 2 2 6 6 3
  Pate 4 4 5 Wilkison 4 1 6
  Martinez 1 1 3 11 Wilander 6 6 7
  Manson 6 6 6 Manson 2 6 1
  Scanlon 4 3 1 11 Wilander 6 7 6
11   Wilander 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9   Noah 6 7 6
  Curren 3 6 3 9 Noah 6 6 6
  Gottfried 7 6 6 Gottfried 3 4 4
  Waltke 5 0 3 9 Noah 7 6 6 3 6
  Soares 6 4 6 6 3 Q Korita 5 7 4 6 4
Q   Gilbert 7 6 4 4 6 Q Gilbert 3 2 6 3
Q   Korita 6 4 4 6 6 Q Korita 6 6 4 6
Q   Vanier 4 6 6 1 2 9 Noah 7 3 5 4
  Murphy 4 5 1 Warwick 5 6 7 6
  Günthardt 6 7 6 Günthardt 6 6 7 7
  Fromm 6 6 6 Fromm 4 7 5 6
Q   Cash 3 3 2 Günthardt 3 2 1
Q   Mayotte 6 3 3 7 6 Warwick 6 6 6
  Fibak 4 6 6 6 2 Q Mayotte 0 2 0
  Warwick 3 6 1 6 7 Warwick 6 6 6
7   Clerc 6 4 6 1 6

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   Gerulaitis 4 6 3
  Buehning 6 7 6 Buehning 7 4 6 1 6
  Simpson 2 4 3 Brown 5 6 4 6 3
  Brown 6 6 6 Buehning 6 6 2 2
  Sauer 6 6 6 Fillol, Sr. 7 3 6 6
  Letts 4 4 3 Sauer 6 5 4 7 6
  Goven 2 1 6 3 Fillol, Sr. 4 7 6 6 7
  Fillol, Sr. 6 6 1 6 Fillol, Sr. 4 3 3
  Fagel 3 2 2 To. Gullikson 6 6 6
  Potier 6 6 6 Potier 3 1 3
  Alexander 6 6 6 4 6 To. Gullikson 6 6 6
  To. Gullikson 2 4 7 6 7 To. Gullikson 6 6 7 6
  Hooper 6 6 7 Hooper 7 4 6 3
  Freeman 1 4 5 Hooper 6 7 4 7 7
  Hjertquist 6 1 6 4 3 16 Tanner 7 6 6 5 6
16   Tanner 2 6 4 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12   Denton 7 4 6 6
  Leconte 6 6 3 4 12 Denton 6 6 7
  McCain 5 5 6 Panatta 3 2 6
  Panatta 7 7 7 12 Denton 4 6 3 6 6
  Purcell 6 1 6 7 Purcell 6 2 6 3 3
  Motta 3 6 1 6 Purcell 6 6 6
  Stewart 2 7 6 7 Stewart 1 3 0
  Andrews 6 6 1 5 12 Denton 6 6 3 6 3
Q   DiLouie 3 2 6 4 Vilas 3 4 6 7 6
  Carter 6 6 7 Carter 6 1 5
Q   De Palmer 7 6 6 Q De Palmer 7 6 7
  López-Maeso 5 4 4 Q De Palmer 3 5 6 1
  Hocevar 4 6 6 6 4 Vilas 6 7 4 6
  Krulevitz 6 3 1 0 Hocevar 4 2 3
  Dunk 7 3 4 2 4 Vilas 6 6 6
4   Vilas 6 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   Teltscher 6 7 6
  Gurfein 4 5 4 8 Teltscher 6 6 6
Q   Leeds 6 1 Q Leeds 3 1 2
  Högstedt 2 0 r 8 Teltscher 4 7 6 6
  Lewis 6 6 6 Lewis 6 5 3 0
  Saviano 4 2 2 Lewis 6 6 7
Q   Shiras 5 2 2 Mitchell 3 4 6
  Mitchell 7 6 6 8 Teltscher 4 6 3 6 6
Q   Brawley 1 4 3 Harmon 6 4 6 3 7
  Sundström 6 6 6 Sundström 4 2 2 r
  Gehring 6 0 5 2 Harmon 6 6 3
  Harmon 4 6 7 6 Harmon 3 6 6 7
  Visser 6 2 6 3 4 Q Davis 6 4 4 6
Q   Davis 4 6 1 6 6 Q Davis 7 7 7
  Sadri 3 2 2 14 Teacher 6 6 6
14   Teacher 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10   Kriek 6 6 6
  Stockton 2 2 2 10   Kriek 7 7 7
  Roger-Vasselin 3 4 2   Amaya 6 5 5
  Amaya 6 6 6 10   Kriek 6 6 7 3 2
  Estep 3 6 2   Năstase 4 7 6 6 6
  Năstase 6 7 6   Năstase 6 6 7
  Moor 6 6 6 6   Moor 3 4 6
  Walts 7 2 3 3   Năstase 3 3 4
  Glickstein 4 6 6 6 2   Connors 6 6 6
  Góes 6 1 2 1   Glickstein 4 2 1
  Palin 7 1 2 2   Arias 6 6 6
  Arias 6 6 6 6   Arias 4 6 4 1
  Dent 0 3 4 2  Connors 6 4 6 6
  Pfister 6 6 6   Pfister 4 3 2
  Borowiak 6 2 3 2  Connors 6 6 6
2   Connors 7 6 6

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