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2000 US Open (tennis)

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The 2000 US Open was held between August 28 – September 10, 2000. It was the final Grand Slam event of 2000.

2000 US Open
DateAugust 28 – September 10
Edition120th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceHardcourt
LocationNew York City, USA
Champions
Men's Singles
Russia Marat Safin
Women's Singles
United States Venus Williams
Men's Doubles
Australia Lleyton Hewitt / Belarus Max Mirnyi
Women's Doubles
France Julie Halard-Decugis / Japan Ai Sugiyama
Mixed Doubles
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / United States Jared Palmer
Boys' Singles
United States Andy Roddick
Girls' Singles
Argentina María Emilia Salerni
Boys' Doubles
United Kingdom Lee Childs / United Kingdom James Nelson
Girls' Doubles
Argentina Gisela Dulko / Argentina María Emilia Salerni
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Both Andre Agassi and Serena Williams were unsuccessful in their title defences; Agassi being upset in the second round by Arnaud Clément and Williams losing in the quarter-finals to Lindsay Davenport. Marat Safin won his first US Open title and first of two Grand Slams, defeating Pete Sampras in the final, and Venus Williams defeated Davenport to win the women's title.

SeniorsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Marat Safin defeated   Pete Sampras, 6–4, 6–3, 6–3

• It was Safin's 1st career Grand Slam singles title and his 1st and only title at the US Open. It was Safin's 4th title of the year, and his 5th overall.

Women's singlesEdit

  Venus Williams defeated   Lindsay Davenport, 6–4, 7–5

• It was Williams' 2nd career Grand Slam singles title and her 1st title at the US Open. It was Williams' 5th title of the year, and her 14th overall.

Men's doublesEdit

  Lleyton Hewitt /   Max Mirnyi[1] defeated   Ellis Ferreira /   Rick Leach, 6–4, 5–7, 7–6

• It was Hewitt's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was Mirnyi's 1st career Grand Slam doubles title.

Women's doublesEdit

  Julie Halard-Decugis /   Ai Sugiyama defeated   Cara Black /   Elena Likhovtseva, 6–0, 1–6, 6–1

• It was Halard-Decugis' 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was Sugiyama's 1st career Grand Slam doubles title and her 1st and only title at the US Open.

Mixed doublesEdit

  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario /   Jared Palmer defeated   Anna Kournikova /   Max Mirnyi, 6–4, 6–3

• It was Sánchez Vicario's 4th and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 1st and only title at the US Open.
• It was Palmer's 2nd and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and his 1st and only title at the US Open.

JuniorsEdit

Boys' singlesEdit

  Andy Roddick[2] defeated   Robby Ginepri, 6–1, 6–3

Girls' singlesEdit

  María Emilia Salerni defeated   Tatiana Perebiynis, 6–3, 6–4

Boys' doublesEdit

  Lee Childs /   James Nelson defeated   Tres Davis /   Robby Ginepri, 6–2, 6–4

Girls' doublesEdit

  Gisela Dulko /   María Emilia Salerni defeated   Anikó Kapros /   Christina Wheeler, 3–6, 6–2, 6–2

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [3] Men $800,000 $425,000 $220,000 $110,000 $55,000 $35,000 $20,000 $10,000
Women $800,000 $425,000 $220,000 $110,000 $55,000 $35,000 $20,000 $10,000

Total prize money for the event was $15,011,000.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ First-ever unseeded doubles team to take the title.
  2. ^ Roddick won the 2003 men's singles crown, and lost the 2006 final against Roger Federer.
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (2001). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 119. ISBN 978-0-00-711129-9.

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