1990 US Open – Men's singles

Pete Sampras defeated Andre Agassi in the final, 6–4, 6–3, 6–2 to win the men's singles tennis title at the 1990 US Open. It was his first major title, and the first of a then-record 14 men's singles major titles overall.

Men's singles
1990 US Open
Final
ChampionUnited States Pete Sampras
Runner-upUnited States Andre Agassi
Score6–4, 6–3, 6–2
Details
Draw128
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
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Boris Becker was the defending champion, but lost to Agassi in the semifinals.

Sampras defeated Ivan Lendl in the quarterfinals, ending Lendl's record streak of eight consecutive men's finals appearances at the US Open.

Seeds edit

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)

Draw edit

Key edit

Finals edit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
    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 4 646 6 2
12   Pete Sampras 6 77 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 6106 6 6
2   Boris Becker 712 3 2 3
9   Aaron Krickstein 6 3 2 3
2   Boris Becker 3 6 6 6

Top half edit

Section 1 edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   S Edberg 3 632
  A Volkov 6 77 6   A Volkov 2 2 3
LL   D Nargiso 3 7 6 4   T Witsken 6 6 6
  T Witsken 6 6 7 6   T Witsken 4 3 3
  A Mancini 2 4 3   K Curren 6 6 6
  M Washington 6 6 6   M Washington 5 654
  K Curren 6 6 6   K Curren 7 77 6
Q   S Perkiss 4 4 1   K Curren 5 6 6 4
Q   T Woodbridge 6 2 6 2   D Wheaton 7 7 4 6
  J Svensson 7 6 3 6   J Svensson 4 5 5
  D Wheaton 6 6 6   D Wheaton 6 7 7
  J Arrese 3 1 0   D Wheaton 6 7 6
  P Kühnen 5 5 4   P Annacone 2 6 3
  P Annacone 7 7 6   P Annacone 7 6 6
Q   M Blackman 3 4 3 16   M Jaite 6 2 2
16   M Jaite 6 6 6

Section 2 edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10   A Chesnokov 6 7 6
  O Delaître 4 5 3 10   A Chesnokov 6 6 6 6
Q   S Matsuoka 7 6 6 Q   S Matsuoka 7 3 1 3
Q   D Witt 5 4 2 10   A Chesnokov 3 5 4
  D Engel 6 6 6   J McEnroe 6 7 6
Q   M Rincón 4 2 2   D Engel 2 3 5
  J McEnroe 710 77 6   J McEnroe 6 6 7
  J Sánchez 68634   J McEnroe 78 3 4 6 6
  J Grabb 6 6 6 7   E Sánchez 666 6 4 3
  L Duncan 4 2 4   J Grabb 6 4 6
WC   I Baron 2 4 4   F Santoro 7 6 7
  F Santoro 6 6 6   F Santoro 3 4 7 6 5
  J Pugh 2 6 7 7 7   E Sánchez 6 6 5 3 7
  R Fromberg 6 4 5 6   J Pugh 1 2 2
WC   B Garrow 6 4 4 7   E Sánchez 6 6 6
7   E Sánchez 7 6 6

Section 3 edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   I Lendl 7 6 6
Q   M Laurendeau 5 2 2 3   I Lendl 6 5 6 6
  L Jönsson 4 2 5   M Stich 4 7 3 3
  M Stich 6 6 7 3   I Lendl 77 6 6
  M Filippini 2 5 4   A Antonitsch 641 2
Q   C Limberger 6 7 6 Q   C Limberger 1 7 4 3
  A Antonitsch 3 6 6 6   A Antonitsch 6 5 6 6
Q   M Kaplan 6 2 1 0 3   I Lendl 6 6 6
  J Altur 5 0 5   G Bloom 0 3 4
  J Anderson 7 6 7   J Anderson 3 3 6 6 6
  B Pearce 5 7 5 0   G Bloom 6 6 4 1 7
  G Bloom 7 6 7 6   G Bloom 6 6 6
  R Azar 3 6 1 2   G Muller 2 3 4
  G Muller 6 3 6 6  G Muller 4 6 7 7
  W Masur 4 0 7 1 14  J Courier 6 4 6 6
14   J Courier 6 6 5 6

Section 4 edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12   P Sampras 6 7 6
  D Goldie 1 5 1 12   P Sampras 6 6 6
Q   C Garner 1 2 2 Q   P Lundgren 4 3 3
Q   P Lundgren 6 6 6 12   P Sampras 6 6 6
LL   N Odizor 2 6 2 6 5   J Hlasek 3 4 1
  T Ho 6 4 6 3 7   T Ho 3 2 6
  R Reneberg 6 6 4 0   J Hlasek 6 6 7
  J Hlasek 3 7 6 6 12   P Sampras 6677 6 6
  T Champion 7 3 6 7 6   T Muster 78 654 3
  T Mayotte 5 6 3 5   T Champion 1 6 3 2
  J Yzaga 7 7 6   J Yzaga 6 3 6 6
  K Nováček 5 6 3   J Yzaga 2 2 6 7 6
  A Järryd 2 7 6   T Muster 6 6 4 5 7
  S Youl 6 5 r   A Järryd 4 3 6 1
  A Rahunen 7 4 0 0 r 6   T Muster 6 6 4 6
6   T Muster 5 6 6 3

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Section 5 edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   A Gómez 3 6 3 3
  L Mattar 6 3 6 6   L Mattar 6 6 3 2 6
  J Bates 3 5 4   V Paloheimo 4 0 6 6 3
  V Paloheimo 6 7 6   L Mattar 1 4 7 4
WC   P McEnroe 6 6 1 2 7   C van Rensburg 6 6 5 6
  J Tarango 3 4 6 6 5 WC   P McEnroe 4 4 5
  M Střelba 6 6 2   C van Rensburg 6 6 7
  C van Rensburg 7 7 6   C van Rensburg 4 4 5
  R Krishnan 4 1 1   A Cherkasov 6 6 7
  H Leconte 6 6 6   H Leconte 6 1 4 3
  A Cherkasov 6 6 6 6   A Cherkasov 1 6 6 6
WC   R Seguso 0 7 2 3   A Cherkasov 6 6 6
  G Forget 6 4 6 4 11   M Chang 4 4 3
  J Arias 7 6 3 6   J Arias 633 2
  M Pernfors 0 2 3 11   M Chang 77 6 6
11   M Chang 6 6 6

Section 6 edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   J Berger 6 6 3 6
  R Agénor 4 4 6 4 13   J Berger 3 6 6 6
Q   J Carlsson 3 6 6 6 Q   J Carlsson 6 1 4 2
Q   R Matuszewski 6 2 1 2 13   J Berger 4 2 6 6 6
WC   S Bryan 2 5 6 2 Q   C Caratti 6 6 4 3 4
Q   C Caratti 6 7 2 6 Q   C Caratti 3 7 6 1 7
  D Rostagno 6 6 6   D Rostagno 6 6 4 6 6
  T Benhabiles 4 2 2 13   J Berger 5 0 2
  G Layendecker 3 6 6 7 4   A Agassi 7 6 6
Q   D Bosse 6 3 3 6   G Layendecker 7 3 2 4
  F Davín 6 6 7   F Davín 6 6 6 6
  J Rive 4 4 6   F Davín 5 4 0
  E Jelen 6 3 0 3 4   A Agassi 7 6 6
  P Korda 2 6 6 6   P Korda 5 7 0 4
  G Connell 4 2 2 4   A Agassi 7 5 6 6
4   A Agassi 6 6 6

Section 7 edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   B Gilbert 6 3 6 7
  M Wilander 4 6 3 5 8   B Gilbert 7 6 6
WC   R Leach 6 7 6 WC   R Leach 6 4 2
  P Chamberlin 4 6 1 8   B Gilbert 7 7 3 6 1
  S Bruguera 6 6 6   A Mansdorf 5 5 6 7 6
  T Högstedt 3 2 2   S Bruguera 6 2 6 3
  A Mansdorf 3 3 6 6 6   A Mansdorf 7 6 2 6
Q   B Dyke 6 6 3 3 0   A Mansdorf 3 4 4
  M Rosset 6 6 3 3 3 9   A Krickstein 6 6 6
  P Cash 2 2 6 6 6   P Cash 6 2 2 6 6
  M Kratzmann 6 6 6 6   M Kratzmann 4 6 6 1 4
  B Shelton 7 3 3 4   P Cash 4 646
  U Riglewski 6 1 0 1 r 9   A Krickstein 6 77 7
  J Stoltenberg 4 6 6 2   J Stoltenberg 4 2 4
  A Sznajder 1 6 7 1 1 9   A Krickstein 6 6 6
9   A Krickstein 6 4 6 6 6

Section 8 edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15   G Ivanišević 1 6 6 7
  O Camporese 6 4 1 6 15   G Ivanišević 6 6 3 6
WC   T Martin 6 3 6   J Fleurian 4 2 6 1
  J Fleurian 7 6 7 15   G Ivanišević 6 6 2 630
  K Jones 3 6 2 0   D Cahill 4 4 6 77 6
  D Cahill 6 3 6 6   D Cahill 6 2
  C Steeb 5 6 3   M Šrejber 3 0 r
  M Šrejber 7 7 6   D Cahill 6 2 3 6 4
  T Carbonell 6 7 6 6 2   B Becker 2 6 6 3 6
  P Haarhuis 7 6 4 0   T Carbonell 6 6 6
  S Davis 7 6 6   S Davis 4 4 2
  K Evernden 5 1 3   T Carbonell 4 2 2
  Y Noah 7 6 6 4 6 2   B Becker 6 6 6
  D Pate 6 4 7 6 2   Y Noah 4 2 62
  J Aguilera 5 3 2 2   B Becker 6 6 77
2   B Becker 7 6 6

External links edit

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