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US Open 2021

30 Aug 2021 - 12 Sep 2021

The US Open is an annual hardcourt tennis event hosted by the United States Tennis Association. 2021 will see the 141st edition of the tournament, the first being held back in 1881. The precursor to the US Open, an event that was called the US National Championships, was one of the oldest tennis tournaments in history.


Like every year, the US Open is the fourth and the last Grand Slam of the year.


Venue and Dates

The 2021 US Open will be he held from 30th August to 12th September 2021.


Since 1978, the tournament has been played on the hardcourts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York City.


The main court is called Arthur Ashe Stadium, named after the men’s singles winner of the 1968 edition.


US Open Champions


Dominic Thiem is the current men’s singles champion at the US Open. The 2020 US Open was his first Grand Slam title; he defeated Alexander Zverev in an epic five-set final.


Japan's Naomi Osaka won the women’s singles event after defeating Victoria Azarenka 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the final.


The men’s doubles final was won by Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares, while Laura Siegemund and Vera Zvonareva took home the women’s doubles title.


2021 US Open Prize Money


Both men’s and women’s singles champions will be receiving a payday of $3,000,000, whereas the men’s and women’s champion doubles teams will each receive $400,000.


2020 US Open Winners


Men's singles - Dominic Thiem

Women's Singles - Naomi Osaka

Men's Doubles - Mate Pavic / Bruno Soares

Women's Doubles - Laura Siegemund / Vera Zvonareva

7 best looks from the Met Gala over the years ft. Venus, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Emma Raducanu & others
7 best looks from the Met Gala over the years ft. Venus, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Emma Raducanu & others

7 best looks from the Met Gala over the years ft. Venus, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Emma Raducanu & others

Roger Federer is the only man to have won the final at all 4 Grand Slams in straight sets
Roger Federer is the only man to have won the final at all 4 Grand Slams in straight sets

Roger Federer is the only man to have won the final at all 4 Grand Slams in straight sets

"He has every right in the world to decide when he plays again" - Boris Becker on Roger Federer
"He has every right in the world to decide when he plays again" - Boris Becker on Roger Federer

"He has every right in the world to decide when he plays again" - Boris Becker on Roger Federer

"What she did was exceptional and obviously with that comes a lot of media attention, pressure" - Caroline Wozniacki on Emma Raducanu
"What she did was exceptional and obviously with that comes a lot of media attention, pressure" - Caroline Wozniacki on Emma Raducanu

"What she did was exceptional and obviously with that comes a lot of media attention, pressure" - Caroline Wozniacki on Emma Raducanu

When Rafael Nadal ended Roger Federer's record 56-match winning streak on hardcourts
When Rafael Nadal ended Roger Federer's record 56-match winning streak on hardcourts

When Rafael Nadal ended Roger Federer's record 56-match winning streak on hardcourts

"I have the image recorded of LeBron James asking security guards for permission to take a picture with me after US Open win" - Juan Martin Del Potro
"I have the image recorded of LeBron James asking security guards for permission to take a picture with me after US Open win" - Juan Martin Del Potro

"I have the image recorded of LeBron James asking security guards for permission to take a picture with me after US Open win" - Juan Martin Del Potro

"It was just like a family tradition to go to the US Open every year and watch players practicing or watch their matches" - Naomi Osaka
"It was just like a family tradition to go to the US Open every year and watch players practicing or watch their matches" - Naomi Osaka

"It was just like a family tradition to go to the US Open every year and watch players practicing or watch their matches" - Naomi Osaka

Watch: Throwback to when Roger Federer entertained Michael Jordan at 2014 US Open
Watch: Throwback to when Roger Federer entertained Michael Jordan at 2014 US Open

Watch: Throwback to when Roger Federer entertained Michael Jordan at 2014 US Open

Kid who asked Roger Federer why he is called the GOAT is now top-ranked American junior in singles and doubles
Kid who asked Roger Federer why he is called the GOAT is now top-ranked American junior in singles and doubles

Kid who asked Roger Federer why he is called the GOAT is now top-ranked American junior in singles and doubles

"I had such an attitude back then, no wonder they hated me" - Venus Williams recalls her US Open debut
"I had such an attitude back then, no wonder they hated me" - Venus Williams recalls her US Open debut

"I had such an attitude back then, no wonder they hated me" - Venus Williams recalls her US Open debut

"The US Open is probably Alexander Zverev's best shot at winning a Slam title" - Greg Rusedski
"The US Open is probably Alexander Zverev's best shot at winning a Slam title" - Greg Rusedski

"The US Open is probably Alexander Zverev's best shot at winning a Slam title" - Greg Rusedski

"The last two days of the US Open against Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were unique, what I experienced in Davis Cup was a dream" - Juan Martin Del Potro
"The last two days of the US Open against Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were unique, what I experienced in Davis Cup was a dream" - Juan Martin Del Potro

"The last two days of the US Open against Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were unique, what I experienced in Davis Cup was a dream" - Juan Martin Del Potro

"A giant man with a giant heart" - Tennis players react to Juan Martin Del Potro's possible retirement
"A giant man with a giant heart" - Tennis players react to Juan Martin Del Potro's possible retirement

"A giant man with a giant heart" - Tennis players react to Juan Martin Del Potro's possible retirement

Throwback to when Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic all made the semifinals of a Grand Slam but could not win the title: Juan Martin Del Potro's epic US Open 2009 victory
Throwback to when Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic all made the semifinals of a Grand Slam but could not win the title: Juan Martin Del Potro's epic US Open 2009 victory

Throwback to when Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic all made the semifinals of a Grand Slam but could not win the title: Juan Martin Del Potro's epic US Open 2009 victory

"Emma Raducanu was stealing most of the spotlight from me; the media in London were asking me more questions about Emma than myself" - Cameron Norrie
"Emma Raducanu was stealing most of the spotlight from me; the media in London were asking me more questions about Emma than myself" - Cameron Norrie

"Emma Raducanu was stealing most of the spotlight from me; the media in London were asking me more questions about Emma than myself" - Cameron Norrie

"There's no way Novak Djokovic can be the tennis version of James Bond, Roger Federer is James Bond" - Luke Jensen
"There's no way Novak Djokovic can be the tennis version of James Bond, Roger Federer is James Bond" - Luke Jensen

"There's no way Novak Djokovic can be the tennis version of James Bond, Roger Federer is James Bond" - Luke Jensen

Naomi Osaka reacts to Mardy Fish's mental health struggles, says his documentary is a "great" watch
Naomi Osaka reacts to Mardy Fish's mental health struggles, says his documentary is a "great" watch

Naomi Osaka reacts to Mardy Fish's mental health struggles, says his documentary is a "great" watch

"My only regret about the US Open final is I didn’t cry earlier" - Novak Djokovic
"My only regret about the US Open final is I didn’t cry earlier" - Novak Djokovic

"My only regret about the US Open final is I didn’t cry earlier" - Novak Djokovic

17-year-old Emma Raducanu's reply to which tennis player inspired her before she became famous 
17-year-old Emma Raducanu's reply to which tennis player inspired her before she became famous 

17-year-old Emma Raducanu's reply to which tennis player inspired her before she became famous 

Leylah Fernandez adjudged Best Female Athlete of the Year by the Canadian Press
Leylah Fernandez adjudged Best Female Athlete of the Year by the Canadian Press

Leylah Fernandez adjudged Best Female Athlete of the Year by the Canadian Press

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