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Two-time defending champion Ivan Lendl retained his title again, defeating Mats Wilander 6–7, 6–0, 7–6, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1987 US Open. It was also the 6th consecutive US Open final of Lendl's record 8 consecutive US Open finals.

Men's Singles
1987 US Open
ChampionCzechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Runner-upSweden Mats Wilander
Final score6–7, 6–0, 7–6, 6–4
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
← 1986 · US Open · 1988 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Ivan Lendl (Champion)
  2.   Stefan Edberg (Semifinalist)
  3.   Mats Wilander (Finalist)
  4.   Boris Becker (Fourth round)
  5.   Miloslav Mečíř (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Jimmy Connors (Semifinalist)
  7.   Pat Cash (First round)
  8.   John McEnroe (Quarterfinalist)
  9.   Andrés Gómez (Fourth round)
  10.   Joakim Nyström (Second round)
  11.   Henri Leconte (Fourth round)
  12.   Tim Mayotte (Second round)
  13.   Brad Gilbert (Quarterfinalist)
  14.   Emilio Sánchez (Third round)
  15.   Martín Jaite (First round)
  16.   Anders Järryd (Fourth round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   Ivan Lendl 6 6 6
8   John McEnroe 3 3 4
1   Ivan Lendl 6 6 6
6   Jimmy Connors 4 2 2
13   Brad Gilbert 6 3 4 0
6   Jimmy Connors 4 6 6 6
1   Ivan Lendl 676 776
3   Mats Wilander 790 644
5   Miloslav Mečíř 3 7 4 6
3   Mats Wilander 6 6 6 7
3   Mats Wilander 6 3 6 6
2   Stefan Edberg 4 6 3 4
  Ramesh Krishnan 2 2 2
2   Stefan Edberg 6 6 6

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Lendl 6 6 6
  Moir 0 0 0 1 Lendl 6 6 6
  Fleurian 6 7 6 Fleurian 4 2 2
  Colombo 0 5 1 1 Lendl 6 6 6
  Yunis 3 2 2 Pugh 1 1 2
  Pugh 6 6 6 Pugh 7 6 6
  Osterthun 5 3 2 Muller 5 3 4
  Muller 7 6 6 1 Lendl 6 7 6
  Visser 5 6 2 5 16 Järryd 2 6 4
  Freeman 7 4 6 7 Freeman 6 3 2 2
  Pistolesi 4 2 3 Mansdorf 2 6 6 6
  Mansdorf 6 6 6 Mansdorf 3 2 3
  Arias 6 7 2 6 16 Järryd 6 6 6
  Fleming 7 6 6 7 Fleming 3 4 2
Q   Acuña 3 4 4 16 Järryd 6 6 6
16   Järryd 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9   Gómez 7 6 7
  Schapers 6 4 5 9 Gómez 6 6 4 7
WC   Burrow 3 7 3 2 Agénor 4 2 6 6
  Agénor 6 6 6 6 9 Gómez 1 6 6 6 6
  Lozano 6 2 4 Muster 6 7 3 3 3
  Muster 7 6 6 Muster 6 6 6 6 6
  Pernfors 3 0 r Bergström 7 2 7 3 4
  Bergström 6 3 9 Gómez 4 6 3
  Dyke 6 6 2 6 8 McEnroe 6 7 6
  Purcell 4 3 6 2 Dyke 6 6 1 2 0
  Živojinović 6 6 6 Živojinović 2 4 6 6 6
  Mezzadri 3 0 4 Živojinović 4 7 7 4 3
  Reneberg 6 6 6 8 McEnroe 6 5 6 6 6
  Antonitsch 3 2 2 Reneberg 6 6 4 2
  Anger 3 2 2 8 McEnroe 7 2 6 6
8   McEnroe 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4   Becker 4 4 7 6 6
  Wilkison 6 6 5 4 2 4 Becker 6 6 7
  Holmes 5 4 0 Canter 4 2 6
  Canter 7 6 6 4 Becker 6 5 6 7
  Tulasne 2 4 1 Q Castle 4 7 2 5
  Brown 6 6 6 Brown 6 1 3
Q   Castle 7 1 2 7 6 Q Castle 7 6 6
  Pate 5 6 6 6 4 4 Becker 6 7 6 5 1
  Seguso 6 5 3 2 13 Gilbert 2 6 7 7 6
  Forget 3 7 6 6 Forget 7 4 4 6 6
  Benhabiles 6 3 6 6 Benhabiles 6 6 6 3 4
WC   Parker 3 6 4 4 Forget 4 7 5 4
Q   Gurfein 6 3 2 2 13 Gilbert 6 6 7 6
  Berger 4 6 6 6 Berger 6 2 4 3
  Doohan 1 2 2 13 Gilbert 4 6 6 6
13   Gilbert 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11   Leconte 6 7 4 6
  Agassi 4 6 6 3 11 Leconte 6 6 6
Q   Pozzi 6 6 6 Q Pozzi 3 2 3
Q   Sznajder 3 1 2 11 Leconte 6 6 6 6
WC   Nelson 6 6 6 5 3 Odizor 7 2 1 2
  Odizor 2 2 7 7 6 Odizor 6 6 6 3 6
WC   Chang 6 6 6 6 WC Chang 1 2 7 6 4
  McNamee 3 7 4 4 11 Leconte 7 4 4 3
WC   Cannon 3 2 2 6 Connors 6 6 6 6
  Grabb 6 6 6 Grabb 6 6 6
Q   Smith 4 6 6 6 Q Smith 0 1 3
  Vajda 6 2 2 4 Grabb 3 2 4
Q   Hearn 4 7 6 6 6 Connors 6 6 6
  Stenlund 6 6 2 4 Q Hearn 3 2 1
WC   Rive 1 4 4 6 Connors 6 6 6
6   Connors 6 6 6

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   Mečíř 6 6 7
  Nováček 3 4 6 5 Mečíř 6 6 6
Q   Williamson 3 5 4 Q Fitzgerald 3 1 0
Q   Fitzgerald 6 7 6 5 Mečíř 6 6 2 6
  Navrátil 4 6 1 6 7 Hlasek 4 4 6 4
  De Palmer 6 3 6 2 5 Navrátil 5 5 4
  Hlasek 3 6 2 6 6 Hlasek 7 7 6
  Davis 6 3 6 4 4 5 Mečíř 6 3 6 6
Q   Bourne 7 6 3 2 7 Q Woodforde 4 6 2 2
Q   Volkov 5 2 6 6 5 Q Bourne 6 6 7 5 3
  Šrejber 6 7 7 7 Šrejber 7 3 6 7 6
  Matuszewski 7 6 5 6 Šrejber 2 1 1
Q   Woodforde 6 6 6 Q Woodforde 6 6 6
  Scanlon 2 4 2 Q Woodforde 7 7 3 2 7
  Giammalva, Jr. 1 0 1 12 Mayotte 6 6 6 6 6
12   Mayotte 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14   Sánchez 1 6 7 6
  Masur 6 4 6 3 14 Sánchez 6 6 6
Q   Wheaton 5 7 3 4 Witsken 1 4 3
  Witsken 7 5 6 6 14 Sánchez 7 6 6 5
Q   Cahill 6 7 6 WC Flach 5 7 7 7
  Kures 2 5 4 Q Cahill 6 4 6 1 6
  Duncan 2 6 0 WC Flach 1 6 3 6 7
WC   Flach 6 7 6 WC Flach 3 3 6
  Teltscher 5 3 6 6 3 Wilander 6 6 7
  Pimek 7 6 1 7 Pimek 6 6 6
  Winogradsky 6 7 2 7 Winogradsky 4 0 4
Q   Kennedy 4 5 6 6 Pimek 2 0 1
  Carlsson 6 6 6 3 Wilander 6 6 6
  Jones 2 1 3 Carlsson 2 3 1
Q   Ross 1 1 1 3 Wilander 6 6 6
3   Wilander 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7   Cash 4 6 4 4
  Lundgren 6 4 6 6 Lundgren 2 5 6 0
LL   Hooper 4 1 4 Chesnokov 6 7 2 6
  Chesnokov 6 6 6 Chesnokov 6 6 6
  Casal 6 1 7 4 4 Pérez 1 2 2
  Pérez 1 6 5 6 6 Pérez 2 6 6 6
  Jelen 6 6 6 Jelen 6 2 4 3
  Orešar 3 2 4 Chesnokov 4 1 2
  Testerman 6 3 1 Krishnan 6 6 6
WC   Leach 7 6 6 WC Leach 3 6 6 3
  Kriek 6 6 6 Kriek 6 7 3 6
  Drewett 1 2 1 Kriek 3 4 3
  Annacone 0 5 1 Krishnan 6 6 6
  Krishnan 6 7 6 Krishnan 6 7 6
  Sánchez 6 6 6 3 10 Nyström 4 5 2
10   Nyström 7 7 3 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15   Jaite 6 4 2
  Šmid 7 6 6 Šmid 3 4 1
  Högstedt 3 2 6 Yzaga 6 6 6
  Yzaga 6 6 7 Yzaga 6 4 6 2 2
  Donnelly 4 6 7 6 6 Svensson 2 6 3 6 6
  Limberger 6 7 5 4 4 Donnelly 4 6 6 2 6
  Svensson 5 6 6 7 Svensson 6 4 3 6 7
  Canè 7 4 2 6 Svensson 2 6 3
  Saceanu 6 1 5 7 4 2 Edberg 6 7 6
  Flur 0 6 7 6 6 Flur 6 6 6 4 3
  Evernden 6 6 7 Evernden 4 7 3 6 6
  Sundström 2 2 6 Evernden 2 1 4
  Goldie 3 6 7 6 6 2 Edberg 6 6 6
  Steyn 6 3 5 7 2 Goldie 7 4 2 4
  Rostagno 3 6 2 2 Edberg 6 6 6 6
2   Edberg 6 7 6

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