1999 US Open (tennis)

The 1999 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 119th edition of the US Open and was held from August 30 through September 12, 1999.

1999 US Open
DateAugust 30 – September 12
Edition119th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceHardcourt
LocationNew York City, New York, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Andre Agassi
Women's Singles
United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles
Canada Sébastien Lareau / United States Alex O'Brien
Women's Doubles
United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams
Mixed Doubles
Japan Ai Sugiyama / India Mahesh Bhupathi
Boys' Singles
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
Girls' Singles
Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya
Boys' Doubles
France Julien Benneteau / France Nicolas Mahut
Girls' Doubles
Czech Republic Dája Bedáňová / Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova
← 1998 · US Open · 2000 →

Singles playersEdit

Men's Singles
Champion Runner-up
  Andre Agassi (2)   Todd Martin (7)
Semifinals out
  Cédric Pioline   Yevgeny Kafelnikov (3)
Quarterfinals out
  S Doseděl   G Kuerten (5)   R Krajicek (12)   N Escudé
4th Round out
  J Novák   G Rusedski (9)   T Haas (14)   M Norman
  V Spadea   A Medvedev   M Ríos (10)   A Clément
3rd Round out
  F Santoro   F Jonsson   C Woodruff   M Larsson
  P Wessels   H Arazi   R Fromberg   G Ivanišević
  L Tieleman   J van Lottum   L Hewitt   J Björkman
  X Malisse   J Krošlák   N Kiefer (15)   J Gimelstob
2nd Round out
  M Safin   J-M Gambill   F Meligeni   N Lapentti (16)
  D Prinosil   C Ruud   Y El Aynaoui   R Reneberg
  L Burgsmüller   M Woodforde   F Vicente   M Puerta
  G Pozzi   M Hipfl   C Caratti   P Haarhuis
  G Cañas   G Blanco   I Ljubičić   L Manta
  W Arthurs   S Lareau   K Carlsen   M Mirnyi
  C Moyá (8)   C Mamiit   P Goldstein   G Bastl
  M Kohlmann   M Chang   D Vacek   A Pretzsch
1st Round out
  M Tillström   R Delgado   S Koubek   S Grosjean
  J Courier   K Kim   A di Pasquale   F Clavet
  JC Ferrero   JA Marín   J Blake   R Schüttler
  B Bryan   B Black   S Sargsian   S Huet
  P Rafter (4)   J Siemerink   A Portas   M Zabaleta
  K Alami   G Puentes   B Karbacher   T Enqvist
  F Mantilla (17)   D Nestor   A Ilie   W Ferreira
  J Díaz   V Liukko   H Dreekmann   B Ulihrach
  T Henman (6)   J Knippschild   J Boutter   T Dent
  T Suzuki   J Morrison   S Schalken   P King
  À Corretja (13)   M Rosset   M Rodríguez   G Gaudio
  J Tarango   H Gumy   T Zíb   A Martín
  D Hrbatý   M Gustafsson   I Heuberger   G Raoux
  S Draper   M Washington   F Squillari   M Damm
  J Stoltenberg   A Pavel   M Filippini   W Black
  A Costa   A Gaudenzi   C Saulnier   N Kulti

SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Andre Agassi defeated   Todd Martin, 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–2

• It was Agassi's 5th career Grand Slam singles title and his 2nd and last at the US Open.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Serena Williams defeated   Martina Hingis, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)

• It was Williams' 1st career Grand Slam singles title.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Sébastien Lareau /   Alex O'Brien defeated   Mahesh Bhupathi /   Leander Paes, 7–6(9–7), 6–4

• It was Lareau's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was O'Brien's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Serena Williams /   Venus Williams defeated   Chanda Rubin /   Sandrine Testud, 4–6, 6–1, 6–4

  • It was Serena Williams' 5th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd US Open title. It was Venus Williams' 4th career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title.v

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Ai Sugiyama /   Mahesh Bhupathi defeated   Kimberly Po /   Donald Johnson, 6–4, 6–4

• It was Sugiyama's 1st and only career Grand Slam mixed doubles title.
• It was Bhupathi's 2nd career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and his 1st at the US Open.

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Jarkko Nieminen defeated   Kristian Pless 6–7, 6–3, 6–4

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Lina Krasnoroutskaya defeated   Nadia Petrova 6–3, 6–2

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Julien Benneteau /   Nicolas Mahut defeated   Tres Davis /   Alberto Francis 6–4, 3–6, 6–1

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Dája Bedáňová /   Iroda Tulyaganova defeated   Galina Fokina /   Lina Krasnoroutskaya 6–3, 6–4

SeedsEdit

Withdrawals: Steffi Graf,[1] Anna Kournikova[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sport: Tennis Graf bows out". BBC. August 13, 1999. Retrieved June 5, 2015.
  2. ^ "Kournikova withdraws from U.S. Open". Boca Raton News. August 21, 1999. Retrieved June 5, 2015.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1999 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2000 Australian Open