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Pete Sampras was the defending champion in the men's singles tournament at the 1991 US Open, but lost in the quarterfinals to Jim Courier. Stefan Edberg defeated Courier 6–2, 6–4, 6–0 in the final to win the title

Men's Singles
1991 US Open
ChampionSweden Stefan Edberg
Runner-upUnited States Jim Courier
Final score6–2, 6–4, 6–0
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
← 1990 · US Open · 1992 →

Contents

EventsEdit

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Stefan Edberg was the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Boris Becker (Third round)
  2.   Stefan Edberg (Champion)
  3.   Michael Stich (Quarterfinalist)
  4.   Jim Courier (Finalist)
  5.   Ivan Lendl (Semifinalist)
  6.   Pete Sampras (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Guy Forget (Second round)
  8.   Andre Agassi (First round)
  9.   Sergi Bruguera (Second round)
  10.   Karel Nováček (Third round)
  11.   David Wheaton (Fourth round)
  12.   Goran Ivanišević (Fourth round)
  13.   Andrei Cherkasov (First round)
  14.   Emilio Sánchez (Fourth round)
  15.   Petr Korda (First round)
  16.   John McEnroe (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
  Paul Haarhuis 6 634 2
WC   Jimmy Connors 4 77 6 6
WC   Jimmy Connors 3 3 2
4   Jim Courier 6 6 6
4   Jim Courier 6 77 77
6   Pete Sampras 2 6465
4   Jim Courier 2 4 0
2   Stefan Edberg 6 6 6
5   Ivan Lendl 6 3 4 77 6
3   Michael Stich 3 6 6 651
5   Ivan Lendl 3 3 4
2   Stefan Edberg 6 6 6
  Javier Sánchez 3 2 3
2   Stefan Edberg 6 6 6

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Becker 77 6 6
  Jaite 634 4 1 Becker 6 77 6
  Herrera 653 6 4 Volkov 0 641
  Volkov 77 6 3 6 1 Becker 3 4 2
  Jelen 6 2 1 6 2 Haarhuis 6 6 6
  Haarhuis 2 6 6 3 6 Haarhuis 6 4 6 77
  Pernfors 2 2 3 Chesnokov 1 6 2 62
  Chesnokov 6 6 6 Haarhuis 6 6 6
WC   Pugh 3 77 626 3 Steeb 2 3 4
Q   Stafford 6 6477 3 6 Q Stafford 0 661
WC   Adams 2 5 3 Steeb 6 78 6
  Steeb 6 7 6 Steeb 3 6 6 6
Q   Montana 77 6 3 0 3 Boetsch 6 3 4 4
  Bergström 654 6 6 6 Bergström 2 3 1 r
  Boetsch 6 6 3 6 Boetsch 6 6 2
15   Korda 1 3 6 2

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10   Nováček 6 5 6 6
  Davis 3 7 1 3 10 Nováček 6177 6 3 6
Q   Michibata 3 4 64 Marques 77 654 6 3
  Marques 6 6 77 10 Nováček 1 4 3
WC   Connors 4 646 6 6 WC Connors 6 6 6
  P McEnroe 6 77 4 2 4 WC Connors 6 6 6
Q   Schapers 4 6 6 6 Q Schapers 2 3 2
  Altur 6 4 2 1 WC Connors 3 710 1 6 77
  Rosset 7 3 3 6 3 Krickstein 6 686 3 64
  Raoux 5 6 6 4 6 Raoux 1 1 4
  Reneberg 6677 4 2 Clavet 6 6 6
  Clavet 78 656 6 Clavet 4 4 77 64
  Yzaga 7 7 7 Krickstein 6 6 6077
  Mayotte 5 5 5 Yzaga 1 6 1 2 r
  Krickstein 7 77 6 Krickstein 6 3 6 3
8   Agassi 5 632

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4   Courier 6 6 6
  Kulti 3 4 4 4 Courier 6 6 6
  Arias 7 7 3 6 Arias 3 2 0
  Lundgren 5 5 6 3 4 Courier 6 6 6
  Pistolesi 6 6 3 2 2 Järryd 3 2 2
  Champion 3 4 6 6 6 Champion 5 2 1 r
  Järryd 6 6 6 Järryd 7 6 1
  Arraya 1 3 3 4 Courier 6 6 6
  Masur 4 6 6 6 14 Sánchez 4 4 3
Q   Williamson 6 3 3 2 Masur 6 6 3 6
WC   Joyce 3 78 6 6 WC Joyce 4 3 6 3
Q   Crow 6 664 4 Masur 4 6665
Q   Castle 0 7 6 7 14 Sánchez 6 78 77
  Wuyts 6 5 4 5 Q Castle 3 2 2
WC   Witt 4 4 6 3 14 Sánchez 6 6 6
14   Sánchez 6 6 3 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11   Wheaton 6 4 79 6
  Fromberg 0 6 673 11 Wheaton 6 6 6
  Evernden 6 614 2 Skoff 1 2 2
  Skoff 4 77 6 6 11 Wheaton 77 4 6 6
WC   Martin 6 78 6 WC Martin 636 3 4
  Muller 3 662 WC Martin 6 6 3 4 6
Q   Sapsford 6 7 6 Q Sapsford 2 3 6 6 2
  Olhovskiy 3 5 1 11 Wheaton 6 2 2 4
  Fleurian 1 77 6 4 2 6 Sampras 3 6 6 6
Q   Simian 6 603 6 6 Q Simian 6 6477 6
  Curren 3 2 6 6 6 Curren 3 77 644
  Santoro 6 6 3 3 3 Q Simian 634 77 3
  Pioline 656 2 6 3 6 Sampras 77 6 646
  Ferreira 77 4 6 2 6 Ferreira 1 2 2 r
  van Rensburg 0 3 2 6 Sampras 6 6 2
6   Sampras 6 6 6

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   Lendl 3 2 6 77 6
  Krajicek 6 6 4 650 5 Lendl 6 6 6
Q   Youl 6477 4 2 Kühnen 3 2 4
  Kühnen 77 656 6 5 Lendl 3 6 6 6
  Saceanu 2 77 6 6 Woodbridge 6 3 4 3
  Vajda 6 644 4 Saceanu 2 3 3
  Woodbridge 6 6 6 Woodbridge 6 6 6
Q   Madsen 2 0 2 5 Lendl 7 636 6
  Bloom 6 6 2 2 4 12 Ivanišević 5 77 4 2
  Caratti 4 3 6 6 6 Caratti 6 3 0 63
  Mattar 6 3 712 6 Mattar 3 6 6 77
WC   Leach 3 6 6102 Mattar 3 2 2
  Prpić 2 6 6 1 6 12 Ivanišević 6 6 6
  Gilbert 6 4 2 6 4 Prpić 1 3 4
  Holm 77 3 3 61 12 Ivanišević 6 6 6
12   Ivanišević 656 6 77

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   Cherkasov 622 2
  Svensson 77 6 6 Svensson 4 5 77 3
  Azar 3 5 3 Hlasek 6 7 656
  Hlasek 6 7 6 Hlasek 77 636264
  Baur 0 2 3 Rostagno 6277 77 77
  Rostagno 6 6 6 Rostagno 77 6 6
  Gilbert 6 6 5 1 77 Gilbert 631 3
WC   Palmer 1 2 7 6 65 Rostagno 2 6 1 64
  Camporese 5 6 7 3 6 3 Stich 6 3 6 77
  Mansdorf 7 4 5 6 3 Camporese 6 1 1 4
  Washington 6 6 6 Washington 4 6 6 6
  Oncins 2 2 1 Washington 7 5 2 6 3
  Mancini 2 4 6 77 2 3 Stich 5 7 6 4 6
Q   Brown 6 6 3 646 Q Brown W/O
  Eltingh 651 0 3 Stich
3   Stich 77 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7   Forget 7 6 6
Q   Ondruska 5 3 1 7 Forget 6 3 2 66
  Siemerink 5 7 3 6 6 Siemerink 4 6 6 78
  Poliakov 7 5 6 4 4 Siemerink 4 4 6 77 69
  Markus 77 77 77 Markus 6 6 1 64711
  Nargiso 616462 Markus 6 1 4 77 6
  Pescosolido 78 652 6 6 Pescosolido 2 6 6 652
  Pate 6677 6 2 3 Markus 4 2 3
  Larsson 4 6 710 2 6 Sánchez 6 6 6
  Gómez 6 3 686 1 Larsson 4 6 6 6
Q   Engel 3 4 4 Frana 6 4 2 4
  Frana 6 6 6 Larsson 630 3
  Sánchez 6 6 3 Sánchez 77 6 6
  Mronz 2 3 1 r Sánchez 77 6 6
  Carbonell 6 6 3 633 9 Bruguera 653 0
9   Bruguera 3 4 6 77 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16   J McEnroe 6 6 6
Q   Layendecker 4 3 3 16 J McEnroe 6 6 6
Q   Laurendeau 7 710 3 7 Q Laurendeau 3 4 2
  Agénor 5 686 5 16 J McEnroe 4 6 616 3
  Paloheimo 3 7 4 1 Chang 6 4 77 2 6
  Witsken 6 5 6 6 Witsken 3 0 2
  Chang 6 6 6 Chang 6 6 6
  Woodforde 3 0 2 Chang 625 3
  Koevermans 4 652 2 Edberg 77 7 6
  Grabb 6 77 6 Grabb 7 6 4 7
  Stoltenberg 6 77 6 Stoltenberg 5 4 6 5
  Connell 4 652 Grabb 686 3 4
  Krishnan 2 1 77 7 3 2 Edberg 710 4 6 6
  Tarango 6 6 655 6 Tarango 3 5 0
  Shelton 4 6 641 2 Edberg 6 7 6
2   Edberg 6 2 77 6

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