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US Open 2022

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US Open, formally known as the United States Open Tennis Championships, an international tennis tournament chronologically considered as the fourth and the final grand slam of the year. 


The grand event is followed by the Australian open , the French open and the most prestigious Wimbledon. The tournament comes under the list of one of the oldest tennis tournaments and has been played since 1881 only with Men.The tournament was earlier known as the U.S. National Championship for Men. Presently the tournament is embodied with five primary categories - men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles, and mixed doubles. It also features wheelchair, senior, and junior events.The US Open is the only Grand Slam competition that has been held perpetually since it commenced.


Venues and Dates 


The tournament is owned and organised by the United State Tennis Association (USTA). The tournament is held at The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, a stadium complex within Flushing Meadows– Corona Park in Queens, New York City, United States every year. The home of the US championship tournament has 22 courts. The main court is the Arthur Ashe Stadium, which was named after the designation victor at the inaugural 1968 US Open Championships, the first in which professionals could compete.


The very earlier tournaments were played on grass surface followed by the clay and now currently played on the acrylic hardcourts. The famous Arthur Ashe stadium has a seating capacity of 23,771 and tops in the list of most astronomically immense tennis venues by capacity in the world. It is followed by Louis Armstrong Stadium with 14,000 seats , the 8,000-seat Grandstand Stadium , and other smaller side courts.The event takes place on the last Monday of August and stretches for two weeks . It is scheduled to start on 29 August, 2022, and end on 11 september, 2022, this year.


Points Distribution and Prize Money


US Open ATP ranking points 



Points
Winner 2,000
Runner-up1,200
Semi-Finalist720
Quarter-Finalist 360
Round of 16180
Round of 3290
Round of 6445
Round of 12810
Win qualifying25


Prize Money 


Generally the US open is the most well paying of all other grand slams for its winners. The prize money for 2022 is yet unrevealed and will be updated very soon.  


Defending Champions


Daniel Medvedev won over Novak Djokovic to grasp the Men’s title. Djokovic however won the Wimbledon 2021 title and lost with a score of 6–4, 6–4, 6–4. Medvedev becomes the third Russian to win a major title and his first major denomination after being vanquished by Rafael Nadal a couple of years ago at the same court. Emma Raducanu became the first British to win a first grand slam single’s designation in history.


Men’s singlesDaniel Medvedev 
Women’s singlesEmma Raducanu 
Men’s doublesRajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury
Women’s doublesSamantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai 
Mixed doubles Desirae Krawczyk and Joe Salisbury



"They always have a big mouth" – When Martina Hingis got involved in a controversy with Richard, Venus and Serena Williams at 1999 US Open
"They always have a big mouth" – When Martina Hingis got involved in a controversy with Richard, Venus and Serena Williams at 1999 US Open

"They always have a big mouth" – When Martina Hingis got involved in a controversy with Richard, Venus and Serena Williams at 1999 US Open

"He chose to bide his time a bit more" - When Jimmy Connors said his rivalry with Ivan Lendl wasn't the same as it was with Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe
"He chose to bide his time a bit more" - When Jimmy Connors said his rivalry with Ivan Lendl wasn't the same as it was with Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe

"He chose to bide his time a bit more" - When Jimmy Connors said his rivalry with Ivan Lendl wasn't the same as it was with Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe

"I really like Chris Evert's tweets" - Anett Kontaveit on her favorite tennis Twitter account
"I really like Chris Evert's tweets" - Anett Kontaveit on her favorite tennis Twitter account

"I really like Chris Evert's tweets" - Anett Kontaveit on her favorite tennis Twitter account

"There was no aura of diva or superstar about her" - Dmitry Tursunov on Emma Raducanu
"There was no aura of diva or superstar about her" - Dmitry Tursunov on Emma Raducanu

"There was no aura of diva or superstar about her" - Dmitry Tursunov on Emma Raducanu

"She is an influencer but she is larger than life" - Nike Design Director Wilson Smith on Serena Williams
"She is an influencer but she is larger than life" - Nike Design Director Wilson Smith on Serena Williams

"She is an influencer but she is larger than life" - Nike Design Director Wilson Smith on Serena Williams

The winners of the biggest WTA tournaments in 2022 ft. Iga Swiatek and Ashleigh Barty
The winners of the biggest WTA tournaments in 2022 ft. Iga Swiatek and Ashleigh Barty

The winners of the biggest WTA tournaments in 2022 ft. Iga Swiatek and Ashleigh Barty

"Thank you and congratulations for this amazing season" - Ons Jabeur's husband Karim Kamoun congratulates her on a stellar 2022 season
"Thank you and congratulations for this amazing season" - Ons Jabeur's husband Karim Kamoun congratulates her on a stellar 2022 season

"Thank you and congratulations for this amazing season" - Ons Jabeur's husband Karim Kamoun congratulates her on a stellar 2022 season

“The things that really, really matter most are the time, the quality time you're spending with people you care about” says Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian
“The things that really, really matter most are the time, the quality time you're spending with people you care about” says Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian

“The things that really, really matter most are the time, the quality time you're spending with people you care about” says Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian

"Having Serena retire was almost like a part of me being gone" - Lisa Raymond on Serena Williams' emotional farewell at US Open
"Having Serena retire was almost like a part of me being gone" - Lisa Raymond on Serena Williams' emotional farewell at US Open

"Having Serena retire was almost like a part of me being gone" - Lisa Raymond on Serena Williams' emotional farewell at US Open

Carlos Alcaraz on how winning the US Open has affected his life: "A lot of things changed but I didn't change myself" 
Carlos Alcaraz on how winning the US Open has affected his life: "A lot of things changed but I didn't change myself" 

Carlos Alcaraz on how winning the US Open has affected his life: "A lot of things changed but I didn't change myself" 

"It's nice to see he's sustaining this level" - Tennis journalist Kenny Ducey comments on Frances Tiafoe's newfound consistency
"It's nice to see he's sustaining this level" - Tennis journalist Kenny Ducey comments on Frances Tiafoe's newfound consistency

"It's nice to see he's sustaining this level" - Tennis journalist Kenny Ducey comments on Frances Tiafoe's newfound consistency

"Her impact goes far beyond the 23 Grand Slams, endorsements, and twirls" - Popular magazine deputy editor pays tribute to Serena Williams
"Her impact goes far beyond the 23 Grand Slams, endorsements, and twirls" - Popular magazine deputy editor pays tribute to Serena Williams

"Her impact goes far beyond the 23 Grand Slams, endorsements, and twirls" - Popular magazine deputy editor pays tribute to Serena Williams

"Suddenly there are all of these new people and I'm like damn what they say really matters" - Naomi Osaka on how winning her first Grand Slam affected her mentally
"Suddenly there are all of these new people and I'm like damn what they say really matters" - Naomi Osaka on how winning her first Grand Slam affected her mentally

"Suddenly there are all of these new people and I'm like damn what they say really matters" - Naomi Osaka on how winning her first Grand Slam affected her mentally

"I think the one thing that really struck me was the intensity" - Tim Henman on first impressions of Emma Raducanu
"I think the one thing that really struck me was the intensity" - Tim Henman on first impressions of Emma Raducanu

"I think the one thing that really struck me was the intensity" - Tim Henman on first impressions of Emma Raducanu

"I'm a cold person in life, and then I felt so many good emotions" - Daniil Medvedev on becoming a father for the first time
"I'm a cold person in life, and then I felt so many good emotions" - Daniil Medvedev on becoming a father for the first time

"I'm a cold person in life, and then I felt so many good emotions" - Daniil Medvedev on becoming a father for the first time

"We watched McEnroe and Borg, Sampras and Agassi and how great that level was; This was at a whole new level" - US Open Tournament Director Stacey Allaster on the Carlos Alcaraz-Jannik Sinner epic QF
"We watched McEnroe and Borg, Sampras and Agassi and how great that level was; This was at a whole new level" - US Open Tournament Director Stacey Allaster on the Carlos Alcaraz-Jannik Sinner epic QF

"We watched McEnroe and Borg, Sampras and Agassi and how great that level was; This was at a whole new level" - US Open Tournament Director Stacey Allaster on the Carlos Alcaraz-Jannik Sinner epic QF

"Can't believe Simona Halep would knowingly take a PED, she's just not that person" - Rennae Stubbs doubles down on Romanian's innocence after doping ban
"Can't believe Simona Halep would knowingly take a PED, she's just not that person" - Rennae Stubbs doubles down on Romanian's innocence after doping ban

"Can't believe Simona Halep would knowingly take a PED, she's just not that person" - Rennae Stubbs doubles down on Romanian's innocence after doping ban

"If you're gonna lose Rafael Nadal at your tournament, how great that it was to an American" - US Open Tournament Director Stacey Allaster hails Frances Tiafoe's 4R win against Spaniard in New York
"If you're gonna lose Rafael Nadal at your tournament, how great that it was to an American" - US Open Tournament Director Stacey Allaster hails Frances Tiafoe's 4R win against Spaniard in New York

"If you're gonna lose Rafael Nadal at your tournament, how great that it was to an American" - US Open Tournament Director Stacey Allaster hails Frances Tiafoe's 4R win against Spaniard in New York

"We had our security so she wasn't walking out of the court" - US Open Tournament Director Stacey Allaster jokes about being worried during Serena Williams' farewell, gives insider info on planning the ceremony
"We had our security so she wasn't walking out of the court" - US Open Tournament Director Stacey Allaster jokes about being worried during Serena Williams' farewell, gives insider info on planning the ceremony

"We had our security so she wasn't walking out of the court" - US Open Tournament Director Stacey Allaster jokes about being worried during Serena Williams' farewell, gives insider info on planning the ceremony

"Biggest shock of my life" - Simona Halep handed provisional suspension after testing positive for banned substance
"Biggest shock of my life" - Simona Halep handed provisional suspension after testing positive for banned substance

"Biggest shock of my life" - Simona Halep handed provisional suspension after testing positive for banned substance

Coco Gauff is youngest player since Maria Sharapova to qualify for WTA Finals
Coco Gauff is youngest player since Maria Sharapova to qualify for WTA Finals

Coco Gauff is youngest player since Maria Sharapova to qualify for WTA Finals

"I will take'em down one at a time" - Serena Williams jokingly lays down a challenge to men claiming to beat her in tennis
"I will take'em down one at a time" - Serena Williams jokingly lays down a challenge to men claiming to beat her in tennis

"I will take'em down one at a time" - Serena Williams jokingly lays down a challenge to men claiming to beat her in tennis

"We should probably allow ourselves to stop and say 'omg wtf wow amazing' sometimes" - Journalist Ben Rothenberg on Coco Gauff's incredible 2022 season
"We should probably allow ourselves to stop and say 'omg wtf wow amazing' sometimes" - Journalist Ben Rothenberg on Coco Gauff's incredible 2022 season

"We should probably allow ourselves to stop and say 'omg wtf wow amazing' sometimes" - Journalist Ben Rothenberg on Coco Gauff's incredible 2022 season

When Rafael Nadal was kissed by a male fan at the US Open
When Rafael Nadal was kissed by a male fan at the US Open

When Rafael Nadal was kissed by a male fan at the US Open

"Every day waking up I had a picture of me holding every Grand Slam title" - Bianca Andreescu on manifesting her success
"Every day waking up I had a picture of me holding every Grand Slam title" - Bianca Andreescu on manifesting her success

"Every day waking up I had a picture of me holding every Grand Slam title" - Bianca Andreescu on manifesting her success

"You won me $55,000 for winning this match" - Bianca Andreescu reveals her funniest encounter with a fan at US Open
"You won me $55,000 for winning this match" - Bianca Andreescu reveals her funniest encounter with a fan at US Open

"You won me $55,000 for winning this match" - Bianca Andreescu reveals her funniest encounter with a fan at US Open

How Emma Raducanu's 2021 US Open final broadcast fund is being used to inspire the next-gen of female British players
How Emma Raducanu's 2021 US Open final broadcast fund is being used to inspire the next-gen of female British players

How Emma Raducanu's 2021 US Open final broadcast fund is being used to inspire the next-gen of female British players

“There were voices of anxiety about what was happening to me after losing one game” - Iga Swiatek talks about dealing with failure and high expectation since becoming World No. 1
“There were voices of anxiety about what was happening to me after losing one game” - Iga Swiatek talks about dealing with failure and high expectation since becoming World No. 1

“There were voices of anxiety about what was happening to me after losing one game” - Iga Swiatek talks about dealing with failure and high expectation since becoming World No. 1

WATCH: Video of Serena Williams' daughter Olympia mistakenly playing with a tampon goes viral
WATCH: Video of Serena Williams' daughter Olympia mistakenly playing with a tampon goes viral

WATCH: Video of Serena Williams' daughter Olympia mistakenly playing with a tampon goes viral

Rafael Nadal is intense as a coach, according to US Open girls' champion Alex Eala
Rafael Nadal is intense as a coach, according to US Open girls' champion Alex Eala

Rafael Nadal is intense as a coach, according to US Open girls' champion Alex Eala

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