2001 US Open (tennis)

The 2001 US Open was held between August 27 – September 9, 2001. It was the final Grand Slam event of 2001.

2001 US Open
DateAugust 27 – September 9
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationNew York City, USA
Men's Singles
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Women's Singles
United States Venus Williams
Men's Doubles
Zimbabwe Wayne Black / Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
Women's Doubles
United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs
Mixed Doubles
Australia Todd Woodbridge / Australia Rennae Stubbs
Boys' Singles
Luxembourg Gilles Müller
Girls' Singles
France Marion Bartoli
Boys' Doubles
Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych / Switzerland Stéphane Bohli
Girls' Doubles
Russia Galina Fokina / Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
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Marat Safin was unsuccessful in his title defence, being defeated in the semifinals by Pete Sampras in a rematch of the 2000 final, while Venus Williams was successful in her title defense, beating her sister Serena in the women's final. 20-year-old Australian Lleyton Hewitt won the men's title, defeating Sampras in the final. It was the second consecutive US Open final defeat for Sampras.


Men's singlesEdit

  Lleyton Hewitt defeated   Pete Sampras, 7–6(7–4), 6–1, 6–1

  • It was Hewitt's 8th title of the year, and his 10th overall. It was his first career Grand Slam title, and he became the youngest male ever to be ranked number one, at the age of 20.

Women's singlesEdit

  Venus Williams defeated   Serena Williams, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Venus's 6th title of the year, and her 21st overall. It was her 4th career Grand Slam title, and her 2nd US Open title.

Men's doublesEdit

  Wayne Black /   Kevin Ullyett defeated   Donald Johnson /   Jared Palmer, 7–6, 2–6, 6–3

Women's doublesEdit

  Lisa Raymond /   Rennae Stubbs defeated   Kimberly Po /   Nathalie Tauziat, 6–2, 5–7, 7–5

Mixed doublesEdit

  Rennae Stubbs /   Todd Woodbridge defeated   Lisa Raymond /   Leander Paes, 6–4, 5–7, [11–9]

• It was Stubbs' 2nd and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 1st and only title at the US Open.
• It was Woodbridge's 7th and last career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and his 3rd title at the US Open.


Boys' singlesEdit

  Gilles Müller defeated   Yeu-Tzuoo Wang, 7–6(5), 6–2.

Girls' singlesEdit

  Marion Bartoli defeated   Svetlana Kuznetsova,[a] 4–6, 6–3, 6–4.

Boys' doublesEdit

  Tomáš Berdych /   Stéphane Bohli defeated   Brendan Evans /   Brett Joelson, 6–4, 6–4.

Girls' doublesEdit

  Galina Fokina /   Svetlana Kuznetsova[a] defeated   Jelena Janković[b] /   Matea Mezak, 7–5, 6–3.


  1. ^ a b Kuznetsova won the 2004 women's singles crown, and reached the 2007 final.
  2. ^ Janković reached the 2008 women's final.


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Preceded by
2001 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2002 Australian Open