1982 US Open – Men's singles

Jimmy Connors defeated Ivan Lendl in the final, 6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 6–4 to win the men's singles tennis title at the 1982 US Open.

Men's singles
1982 US Open
Final
ChampionUnited States Jimmy Connors
Runner-upCzechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Score6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 6–4
Details
Draw128 (16 Q )
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends men women mixed
← 1981 · US Open · 1983 →

John McEnroe was the three-time defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Lendl.

Seeds Edit

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)

Draw Edit

Key Edit

Finals Edit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   John McEnroe 4 776 4 6
6   Gene Mayer 6 643 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 1 Edit

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 2 Edit

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 3 Edit

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 4 Edit

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 5 Edit

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 6 Edit

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 7 Edit

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 8 Edit

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

External links Edit

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