2005 US Open (tennis)

The 2005 US Open was the fourth and final Grand Slam of 2005. It was held between August 29, 2005 and September 11, 2005. The "9/11/01" sign to remember the 9/11 attacks was not featured on the court. It was, however, featured during the 2011 U.S. Open final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, and the 2016 U.S. Open final between Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, respectively.

2005 US Open
DateAugust 29 – September 11
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationNew York City, USA
VenueUSTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Men's singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women's singles
Belgium Kim Clijsters
Men's doubles
United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan
Women's doubles
United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Samantha Stosur
Mixed doubles
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová / India Mahesh Bhupathi
Wheelchair men's singles
Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan
Wheelchair women's singles
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
Wheelchair men's doubles
Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan / France Michael Jeremiasz
Wheelchair women's doubles
Netherlands Korie Homan / Netherlands Esther Vergeer
Boys' singles
The Bahamas Ryan Sweeting
Girls' singles
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Boys' doubles
United States Alex Clayton / United States Donald Young
Girls' doubles
Czech Republic Nikola Fraňková / Russia Alisa Kleybanova
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Roger Federer was successful in defending his 2004 title, defeating Andre Agassi in the final. Svetlana Kuznetsova was unsuccessful in her title defence, losing in the first round against compatriot Ekaterina Bychkova. Kim Clijsters won her first Grand Slam title after four previous Grand Slam final losses. It was the first of three US Open titles for Clijsters, also winning in 2009 and 2010. This was the first time that future US Open (Tennis) champion Andy Murray was featured in the tournament.


Men's singlesEdit

  Roger Federer defeating   Andre Agassi,[1] 6–3, 2–6, 7–6(1), 6–1

  • It was Federer's 10th title of the year, and his 32nd overall. It was his 6th career Grand Slam title, and his 2nd (consecutive) US Open title.

Women's singlesEdit

  Kim Clijsters defeating   Mary Pierce, 6–3, 6–1

  • It was Clijsters's 7th title of the year, and her 28th overall. It was her 1st career Grand Slam title.

Men's doublesEdit

  Bob Bryan /   Mike Bryan defeating   Jonas Björkman /   Max Mirnyi, 6–1, 6–4

Women's doublesEdit

  Lisa Raymond /   Samantha Stosur defeating   Elena Dementieva /   Flavia Pennetta, 6–2, 5–7, 6–3

Mixed doublesEdit

  Daniela Hantuchová[2] /   Mahesh Bhupathi defeating   Katarina Srebotnik /   Nenad Zimonjić, 6–4, 6–2


Boys' singlesEdit

  Ryan Sweeting defeating   Jérémy Chardy, 6–4, 6–4

Girls' singlesEdit

  Victoria Azarenka[3] defeating   Alexa Glatch, 6–3, 6–4

Boys' doublesEdit

  Alex Clayton /   Donald Young defeating   Carsten Ball /   Thiemo de Bakker, 7–6(3), 4–6, 7–5

Girls' doublesEdit

  Nikola Fraňková /   Alisa Kleybanova defeating   Alexa Glatch /   Vania King, 7–5, 7–6(3)


Top 10 seeds (singles)Edit

Men's singles
1.   Roger Federer defeated   Andre Agassi (7th seed) Final
2.   Rafael Nadal lost to   James Blake 3rd round
3.   Lleyton Hewitt lost to   Roger Federer (1st seed) Semifinal
4.   Andy Roddick lost to   Gilles Müller 1st round
6.   Nikolay Davydenko lost to   Paradorn Srichaphan 2nd round
7.   Andre Agassi lost to   Roger Federer (1st seed) Final
8.   Guillermo Coria lost to   Robby Ginepri Quarterfinal
9.   Gastón Gaudio lost to   Brian Baker 1st round
10.   Mariano Puerta lost to   Stanislas Wawrinka 2nd round
11.   David Nalbandian lost to   Roger Federer (1st seed) Quarterfinal
* Fifth seed Marat Safin (Russia) withdrew before the start of the tournament.
Women's singles
1.   Maria Sharapova lost to   Kim Clijsters (4th seed) Semifinal
2.   Lindsay Davenport lost to   Elena Dementieva (6th seed) Quarterfinal
3.   Amélie Mauresmo lost to   Mary Pierce (12th seed) Quarterfinal
4.   Kim Clijsters defeated   Mary Pierce (12th seed) Final
5.   Svetlana Kuznetsova lost to   Ekaterina Bychkova 1st round
6.   Elena Dementieva lost to   Mary Pierce (12th seed) Semifinal
7.   Justine Henin-Hardenne lost to   Mary Pierce (12th seed) 4th round
8.   Serena Williams lost to   Venus Williams (10th seed) 4th round
9.   Nadia Petrova lost to   Maria Sharapova (1st seed) Quarterfinal
10.   Venus Williams lost to   Kim Clijsters (4th seed) Quarterfinal

More information on the top 32 seeds here.

Top 5 seeds (men's doubles)Edit

Men's doubles
1.   Jonas Björkman
  Max Mirnyi
lost to   Mike Bryan
  Bob Bryan
2.   Mike Bryan
  Bob Bryan
defeated   Jonas Björkman
  Max Mirnyi
3.   Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
lost to   Paul Goldstein
  Jim Thomas
1st round
4.   Wayne Black
  Kevin Ullyett
lost to   Jonas Björkman
  Max Mirnyi
5.   Leander Paes
  Nenad Zimonjić
lost to   Amer Delic
  Jeff Morrison
1st round

Top 5 seeds (women's doubles)Edit

Women's doubles
1.   Cara Black
  Rennae Stubbs
lost to   Lisa Raymond
  Samantha Stosur
2.   Svetlana Kuznetsova
  Alicia Molik
lost to   Anna-Lena Grönefeld
  Martina Navratilova
3.   Conchita Martínez
  Virginia Ruano Pascual
lost to   Lisa Raymond
  Samantha Stosur
4.   Nadia Petrova
  Meghann Shaughnessy
lost to   Elena Dementieva
  Flavia Pennetta
3rd round
5.   Daniela Hantuchová
  Ai Sugiyama
lost to   Yan Zi
  Zheng Jie
3rd round

Top 5 seeds (mixed doubles)Edit

Mixed doubles
1.   Cara Black
  Wayne Black
lost to   Dinara Safina
  Andy Ram
2nd round
2.   Rennae Stubbs
  Bob Bryan
lost to   Corina Morariu
  Mike Bryan
3.   Elena Likhovtseva
  Daniel Nestor
lost to   Katarina Srebotnik
  Nenad Zimonjić
2nd round
4.   Lisa Raymond
  Jonas Björkman
lost to   Daniela Hantuchová
  Mahesh Bhupathi
2nd round
5.   Ai Sugiyama
  Kevin Ullyett
lost to   Daniela Hantuchová
  Mahesh Bhupathi



Player of the dayEdit

External linksEdit


  1. ^ This was Agassi's last Grand Slam final.
  2. ^ By winning this year's US Open Mixed Doubles title, Hantuchová completed a Career Grand Slam in mixed doubles. She became just the 5th player in history to have achieved this.
  3. ^ Azarenka made it in the final in [[2012 US Open – Women's {{subst:lc:Singles}}|2012]] and [[2013 US Open – Women's {{subst:lc:Singles}}|2013]], lost to Serena Williams in both events.
  4. ^ Muller gives Roddick the birthday blues - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
  5. ^ Venus wins battle of the Williamses - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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