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Men's SinglesEdit

  Boris Becker defeated   Ivan Lendl[1] 7–6(7–2), 1–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)

  • It was Becker's 4th career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Steffi Graf defeated   Martina Navratilova 3–6, 7–5, 6–1

  • It was Graf's 9th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title.

Men's DoublesEdit

  John McEnroe /   Mark Woodforde defeated   Ken Flach /   Robert Seguso 6–4, 4–6, 6–3, 6–3

  • It was McEnroe's 16th career Grand Slam title and his 8th and last US Open title. It was Woodforde's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Hana Mandlíková /   Martina Navratilova defeated   Mary Joe Fernández /   Pam Shriver 5–7, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Mandlíková's 5th and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title. It was Navratilova's 52nd career Grand Slam title and her 14th US Open title.

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Robin White /   Shelby Cannon defeated   Meredith McGrath /   Rick Leach 3–6, 6–2, 7–5

  • It was White's 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title. It was Cannon's only career Grand Slam title.


Boys' SinglesEdit

  Jonathan Stark defeated   Nicklas Kulti 6–4, 6–1

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Jennifer Capriati defeated   Rachel McQuillan 6–2, 6–3

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Wayne Ferreira /   Grant Stafford defeated   Martin Damm /   Jan Kodeš Jr. 6–3, 6–4

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Jennifer Capriati /   Meredith McGrath defeated   Jo-Anne Faull /   Rachel McQuillan 6–0, 6–3


Television coverage included eighty hours of programming over a 12-day period. Live coverage began on August 28, 1989, and concluded with the final of the Women's Doubles on September 10, 1989.[2] The four final days of televised coverage consisted of four men's singles matches (two quarterfinals, one semifinal and the final), three women's singles matches (two semifinals and the final), one men's doubles match (the final), two women's doubles matches (a semifinal and the final) and one mixed doubles match (the final).[3][4]

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ Lendl played his 8th consecutive US Open men's singles final, an all-time record.
  2. ^ O'Connor, John J. "US Open Tennis coverage". NY Times. Retrieved 2009-08-12.
  3. ^ "Gender Stereotyping in Televised sports". Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles. August 1990. Archived from the original on 2009-02-05. Retrieved 2009-08-12.
  4. ^ "US Open Television coverage".[permanent dead link]

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