The 2020 US Open is an annual hard-court tennis competition hosted by the United States Tennis Association. It is the 140th edition of the tournament, the first being held back in 1881. The original precursor known as the US National Championship was one of the oldest tennis tournaments of the world.
Like every year, the US Open is the fourth and the last Grand Slam of the year.
Venue and Dates
The 2020 US Open will be he held from 31st August to 13th September 2020.
Since 1978, the tournament is played on the hard-court surfaces of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York City.
The main court is the Arthur Ashe Stadium, named after the men’s singles winner of the inaugural US Open, Arthur Ashe in 1968.
US Open Champions
Rafael Nadal is the current men’s singles champion at the US Open. The 2019 US Open was his 19th Grand Slam title and fourth crown at the US Open. He defeated Daniil Medvedev in an epic five-setter in the final.
Canada's Bianca Andreescu won the women’s singles event after defeating Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5.
The men’s doubles final was won by Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, while Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka took home the women’s doubles title. Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jamie Murray triumphed in the mixed doubles category.
2020 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.
2019 US Open Winners
Men's Singles - Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles - Bianca Andreescu
Men's Doubles - Juan Sebastian Cabal / Robert Farah
Women's Doubles - Elise Mertens / Aryna Sabalenka
Mixed Doubles - Bethanie Lynn Mattek / Jamie Robert Murray