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Pete Sampras defeated Andre Agassi 6–4, 6–3, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1990 US Open. Boris Becker was the defending champion but lost in the semifinals to Agassi.

Men's Singles
1990 US Open
ChampionUnited States Pete Sampras
Runner-upUnited States Andre Agassi
Final score6–4, 6–3, 6–2
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
← 1989 · US Open · 1991 →

Sampras defeated Ivan Lendl in five sets in the quarterfinals, breaking Lendl's record streak of eight consecutive men's finals reached.

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Stefan Edberg (First round)
  2.   Boris Becker (Semifinalist)
  3.   Ivan Lendl (Quarterfinalist)
  4.   Andre Agassi (Finalist)
  5.   Andrés Gómez (First round)
  6.   Thomas Muster (Fourth round)
  7.   Emilio Sánchez (Fourth round)
  8.   Brad Gilbert (Third round)
  9.   Aaron Krickstein (Quarterfinalist)
  10.   Andrei Chesnokov (Third round)
  11.   Michael Chang (Third round)
  12.   Pete Sampras (Champion)
  13.   Jay Berger (Fourth round)
  14.   Jim Courier (Second round)
  15.   Goran Ivanišević (Third round)
  16.   Martín Jaite (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
    David Wheaton 1 4 4
    John McEnroe 6 6 6
    John McEnroe 2 4 6 3
12   Pete Sampras 6 6 3 6
3   Ivan Lendl 4 6 6 6 2
12   Pete Sampras 6 7 3 4 6
12   Pete Sampras 6 6 6
4   Andre Agassi 4 3 2
    Andrei Cherkasov 2 2 3
4   Andre Agassi 6 6 6
4   Andre Agassi 6 6 6 6
2   Boris Becker 7 3 2 3
9   Aaron Krickstein 6 3 2 3
2   Boris Becker 3 6 6 6

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Edberg 3 6 2
  Volkov 6 7 6   Volkov 2 2 3
LL   Nargiso 3 7 6 4   Witsken 6 6 6
  Witsken 6 6 7 6   Witsken 4 3 3
  Mancini 2 4 3   Curren 6 6 6
  Washington 6 6 6   Washington 5 6 4
  Curren 6 6 6   Curren 7 7 6
Q   Perkiss 4 4 1   Curren 5 6 6 4
Q   Woodbridge 6 2 6 2   Wheaton 7 7 4 6
  Svensson 7 6 3 6   Svensson 4 5 5
  Wheaton 6 6 6   Wheaton 6 7 7
  Arrese 3 1 0   Wheaton 6 7 6
  Kühnen 5 5 4   Annacone 2 6 3
  Annacone 7 7 6   Annacone 7 6 6
Q   Blackman 3 4 3 16   Jaite 6 2 2
16   Jaite 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10   Chesnokov 6 7 6
  Delaître 4 5 3 10   Chesnokov 6 6 6 6
Q   Matsuoka 7 6 6 Q   Matsuoka 7 3 1 3
Q   Witt 5 4 2 10   Chesnokov 3 5 4
  Engel 6 6 6   McEnroe 6 7 6
Q   Rincon 4 2 2   Engel 2 3 5
  J McEnroe 7 7 6   McEnroe 6 6 7
  Sánchez 6 6 4   McEnroe 7 3 4 6 6
  Grabb 6 6 6 7   Sánchez 6 6 6 4 3
  Duncan 4 2 4   Grabb 6 4 6
WC   Baron 2 4 4   Santoro 7 6 7
  Santoro 6 6 6   Santoro 3 4 7 6 5
  Pugh 2 6 7 7 7   Sánchez 6 6 5 3 7
  Fromberg 6 4 5 6   Pugh 1 2 2
WC   Garrow 6 4 4 7   Sánchez 6 6 6
7   Sánchez 7 6 6

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   Lendl 7 6 6
Q   Laurendeau 5 2 2 3   Lendl 6 5 6 6
  Jonsson 4 2 5   Stich 4 7 3 3
  Stich 6 6 7 3   Lendl 7 6 6
  Filippini 2 5 4   Antonitsch 6 1 2
Q   Limberger 6 7 6 Q   Limberger 1 7 4 3
  Antonitsch 3 6 6 6   Antonitsch 6 5 6 6
Q   Kaplan 6 2 1 0 3   Lendl 6 6 6
  Altur 5 0 5   Bloom 0 3 4
  Anderson 7 6 7   Anderson 3 3 6 6 6
  Pearce 5 7 5 0   Bloom 6 6 4 1 7
  Bloom 7 6 7 6   Bloom 6 6 6
  Azar 3 6 1 2   Muller 2 3 4
  Muller 6 3 6 6  Muller 4 6 7 7
  Masur 4 0 7 1 14  Courier 6 4 6 6
14   Courier 6 6 5 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12   Sampras 6 7 6
  Goldie 1 5 1 12   Sampras 6 6 6
Q   Garner 1 2 2 Q   Lundgren 4 3 3
Q   Lundgren 6 6 6 12   Sampras 6 6 6
LL   Odizor 2 6 2 6 5   Hlasek 3 4 1
  Ho 6 4 6 3 7   Ho 3 2 6
  Reneberg 6 6 4 0   Hlasek 6 6 7
  Hlasek 3 7 6 6 12   Sampras 6 7 6 6
  Champion 7 3 6 7 6   Muster 7 6 4 3
  Mayotte 5 6 3 5   Champion 1 6 3 2
  Yzaga 7 7 6   Yzaga 6 3 6 6
  Nováček 5 6 3   Yzaga 2 2 6 7 6
  Järryd 2 7 6   Muster 6 6 4 5 7
  Youl 6 5 r   Järryd 4 3 6 1
  Rahunen 7 4 0 0 r 6   Muster 6 6 4 6
6   Muster 5 6 6 3

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   Gómez 3 6 3 3
  Mattar 6 3 6 6   Mattar 6 6 3 2 6
  Bates 3 5 4   Paloheimo 4 0 6 6 3
  Paloheimo 6 7 6   Mattar 1 4 7 4
WC   P McEnroe 6 6 1 2 7   van Rensburg 6 6 5 6
  Tarango 3 4 6 6 5 WC   McEnroe 4 4 5
  Střelba 6 6 2   van Rensburg 6 6 7
  van Rensburg 7 7 6   van Rensburg 4 4 5
  Krishnan 4 1 1   Cherkasov 6 6 7
  Leconte 6 6 6   Leconte 6 1 4 3
  Cherkasov 6 6 6 6   Cherkasov 1 6 6 6
WC   Seguso 0 7 2 3   Cherkasov 6 6 6
  Forget 6 4 6 4 11   Chang 4 4 3
  Arias 7 6 3 6   Arias 6 3 2
  Pernfors 0 2 3 11   Chang 7 6 6
11   Chang 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   Berger 6 6 3 6
  Agénor 4 4 6 4 13   Berger 3 6 6 6
Q   Carlsson 3 6 6 6 Q   Carlsson 6 1 4 2
Q   Matuszewski 6 2 1 2 13   Berger 4 2 6 6 6
WC   Bryan 2 5 6 2 Q   Caratti 6 6 4 3 4
Q   Caratti 6 7 2 6 Q   Caratti 3 7 6 1 7
  Rostagno 6 6 6   Rostagno 6 6 4 6 6
  Benhabiles 4 2 2 13   Berger 5 0 2
  Layendecker 3 6 6 7 4   Agassi 7 6 6
Q   Bosse 6 3 3 6   Layendecker 7 3 2 4
  Davín 6 6 7   Davín 6 6 6 6
  Rive 4 4 6   Davín 5 4 0
  Jelen 6 3 0 3 4   Agassi 7 6 6
  Korda 2 6 6 6   Korda 5 7 0 4
  Connell 4 2 2 4   Agassi 7 5 6 6
4   Agassi 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   Gilbert 6 3 6 7
  Wilander 4 6 3 5 8   Gilbert 7 6 6
WC   Leach 6 7 6 WC   Leach 6 4 2
  Chamberlin 4 6 1 8   Gilbert 7 7 3 6 1
  Bruguera 6 6 6   Mansdorf 5 5 6 7 6
  Högstedt 3 2 2   Bruguera 6 2 6 3
  Mansdorf 3 3 6 6 6   Mansdorf 7 6 2 6
Q   Dyke 6 6 3 3 0   Mansdorf 3 4 4
  Rosset 6 6 3 3 3 9   Krickstein 6 6 6
  Cash 2 2 6 6 6   Cash 6 2 2 6 6
  Kratzmann 6 6 6 6   Kratzmann 4 6 6 1 4
  Shelton 7 3 3 4   Cash 4 6 6
  Riglewski 6 1 0 1 r 9   Krickstein 6 7 7
  Stoltenberg 4 6 6 2   Stoltenberg 4 2 4
  Sznajder 1 6 7 1 1 9   Krickstein 6 6 6
9   Krickstein 6 4 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15   Ivanišević 1 6 6 7
  Camporese 6 4 1 6 15   Ivanišević 6 6 3 6
WC   Martin 6 3 6   Fleurian 4 2 6 1
  Fleurian 7 6 7 15   Ivanišević 6 6 2 6 0
  Jones 3 6 2 0   Cahill 4 4 6 7 6
  Cahill 6 3 6 6   Cahill 6 2
  Steeb 5 6 3   Šrejber 3 0 r
  Šrejber 7 7 6   Cahill 6 2 3 6 4
  Carbonell 6 7 6 6 2   Becker 2 6 6 3 6
  Haarhuis 7 6 4 0   Carbonell 6 6 6
  Davis 7 6 6   Davis 4 4 2
  Evernden 5 1 3   Carbonell 4 2 2
  Noah 7 6 6 4 6 2   Becker 6 6 6
  Pate 6 4 7 6 2   Noah 4 2 6
  Aguilera 5 3 2 2   Becker 6 6 7
2   Becker 7 6 6

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