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US Open 2022

29 Aug 2022 - 11 Sep 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



"Carlos Alcaraz has 6470 points and is No. 1, it hasn't been a normal year" - Mischa Zverev on why the 2022 ATP rankings are misleading
"Carlos Alcaraz has 6470 points and is No. 1, it hasn't been a normal year" - Mischa Zverev on why the 2022 ATP rankings are misleading

"Carlos Alcaraz has 6470 points and is No. 1, it hasn't been a normal year" - Mischa Zverev on why the 2022 ATP rankings are misleading

Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz to become first pair from same nation to top ATP rankings since Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras
Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz to become first pair from same nation to top ATP rankings since Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras

Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz to become first pair from same nation to top ATP rankings since Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras

"Beating someone like Rafael Nadal definitely changed my whole mindset of how I see myself as a player & how I approach the biggest events in the world" - Frances Tiafoe
"Beating someone like Rafael Nadal definitely changed my whole mindset of how I see myself as a player & how I approach the biggest events in the world" - Frances Tiafoe

"Beating someone like Rafael Nadal definitely changed my whole mindset of how I see myself as a player & how I approach the biggest events in the world" - Frances Tiafoe

Watch: When Maria Sharapova cheered for her friend Novak Djokovic against Roger Federer in 2007 US Open final
Watch: When Maria Sharapova cheered for her friend Novak Djokovic against Roger Federer in 2007 US Open final

Watch: When Maria Sharapova cheered for her friend Novak Djokovic against Roger Federer in 2007 US Open final

"I said what I said" - Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian after Angel City FC exceeds franchise targets during first season
"I said what I said" - Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian after Angel City FC exceeds franchise targets during first season

"I said what I said" - Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian after Angel City FC exceeds franchise targets during first season

"What's going in your head?" - Paula Badosa confronts fan who asked her to quit tennis after having earlier predicted that the Spaniard would rise to be World No. 1
"What's going in your head?" - Paula Badosa confronts fan who asked her to quit tennis after having earlier predicted that the Spaniard would rise to be World No. 1

"What's going in your head?" - Paula Badosa confronts fan who asked her to quit tennis after having earlier predicted that the Spaniard would rise to be World No. 1

"My ride or die" - Alexis Ohanian celebrates Serena Williams' 41st birthday with romantic post 
"My ride or die" - Alexis Ohanian celebrates Serena Williams' 41st birthday with romantic post 

"My ride or die" - Alexis Ohanian celebrates Serena Williams' 41st birthday with romantic post 

"I take care of her; I’m never going to get rid of it" - Emma Raducanu refuses to sell off her Dacia Sandero despite being an ambassador for Porsche
"I take care of her; I’m never going to get rid of it" - Emma Raducanu refuses to sell off her Dacia Sandero despite being an ambassador for Porsche

"I take care of her; I’m never going to get rid of it" - Emma Raducanu refuses to sell off her Dacia Sandero despite being an ambassador for Porsche

"Life is sports and Sports is life" - Venus Williams partners with Lacoste for the brand's new clothing line
"Life is sports and Sports is life" - Venus Williams partners with Lacoste for the brand's new clothing line

"Life is sports and Sports is life" - Venus Williams partners with Lacoste for the brand's new clothing line

"He once said that one of the games he would like to play again in his career was that final" - Juan Martin Del Potro on his iconic 2009 US Open final against Roger Federer
"He once said that one of the games he would like to play again in his career was that final" - Juan Martin Del Potro on his iconic 2009 US Open final against Roger Federer

"He once said that one of the games he would like to play again in his career was that final" - Juan Martin Del Potro on his iconic 2009 US Open final against Roger Federer

"This generation is almost certainly weaker than the 'Big-3' generations" - Ben Rothenberg on Carlos Alcaraz's chances of catching up with Nadal, Djokovic, and Federer in the Slam race
"This generation is almost certainly weaker than the 'Big-3' generations" - Ben Rothenberg on Carlos Alcaraz's chances of catching up with Nadal, Djokovic, and Federer in the Slam race

"This generation is almost certainly weaker than the 'Big-3' generations" - Ben Rothenberg on Carlos Alcaraz's chances of catching up with Nadal, Djokovic, and Federer in the Slam race

"Vamos!!!" - Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal celebrate Spanish basketball team's win at 2022 FIBA EuroBasket
"Vamos!!!" - Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal celebrate Spanish basketball team's win at 2022 FIBA EuroBasket

"Vamos!!!" - Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal celebrate Spanish basketball team's win at 2022 FIBA EuroBasket

Radio host John Ziegler questions the US Open's decision to deny Novak Djokovic entry in light of recent admissions by President Joe Biden
Radio host John Ziegler questions the US Open's decision to deny Novak Djokovic entry in light of recent admissions by President Joe Biden

Radio host John Ziegler questions the US Open's decision to deny Novak Djokovic entry in light of recent admissions by President Joe Biden

A Grand Slam devoid of 'Fedal': Roger Federer's retirement means that only one major has never witnessed his rivalry with Rafael Nadal
A Grand Slam devoid of 'Fedal': Roger Federer's retirement means that only one major has never witnessed his rivalry with Rafael Nadal

A Grand Slam devoid of 'Fedal': Roger Federer's retirement means that only one major has never witnessed his rivalry with Rafael Nadal

4 players who lost their debut matches as World No. 1 ft. Carlos Alcaraz
4 players who lost their debut matches as World No. 1 ft. Carlos Alcaraz

4 players who lost their debut matches as World No. 1 ft. Carlos Alcaraz

“Enjoying watching your rise” - Roger Federer applauds new World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz following his US Open triumph
“Enjoying watching your rise” - Roger Federer applauds new World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz following his US Open triumph

“Enjoying watching your rise” - Roger Federer applauds new World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz following his US Open triumph

Why Carlos Alcaraz's monster 2022 season shows just how freakish Rafael Nadal's 2005 season was: Comparing the 2 Spanish teenagers in their maiden Grand Slam-winning year
Why Carlos Alcaraz's monster 2022 season shows just how freakish Rafael Nadal's 2005 season was: Comparing the 2 Spanish teenagers in their maiden Grand Slam-winning year

Why Carlos Alcaraz's monster 2022 season shows just how freakish Rafael Nadal's 2005 season was: Comparing the 2 Spanish teenagers in their maiden Grand Slam-winning year

The current World No. 1's have never had the privilege of facing Roger Federer and Serena Williams 
The current World No. 1's have never had the privilege of facing Roger Federer and Serena Williams 

The current World No. 1's have never had the privilege of facing Roger Federer and Serena Williams 

"Winning two Grand Slam tournaments a year on two different surfaces is an amazing feat" - Agnieszka Radwanska on compatriot Iga Swiatek's phenomenal 2022 season
"Winning two Grand Slam tournaments a year on two different surfaces is an amazing feat" - Agnieszka Radwanska on compatriot Iga Swiatek's phenomenal 2022 season

"Winning two Grand Slam tournaments a year on two different surfaces is an amazing feat" - Agnieszka Radwanska on compatriot Iga Swiatek's phenomenal 2022 season

"Screaming I thought she was mentioning Rafa again" - Tennis fans left puzzled over the mention of 'Nadal' in Iga Swiatek's US Open celebration message
"Screaming I thought she was mentioning Rafa again" - Tennis fans left puzzled over the mention of 'Nadal' in Iga Swiatek's US Open celebration message

"Screaming I thought she was mentioning Rafa again" - Tennis fans left puzzled over the mention of 'Nadal' in Iga Swiatek's US Open celebration message

"I think Serena carries that with her in the way that Jordan did" - Chris Fowler draws interesting parallels between Serena Williams and Michael Jordan
"I think Serena carries that with her in the way that Jordan did" - Chris Fowler draws interesting parallels between Serena Williams and Michael Jordan

"I think Serena carries that with her in the way that Jordan did" - Chris Fowler draws interesting parallels between Serena Williams and Michael Jordan

"Dude, I'm trying to plan a family vacation" - Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian cheekily blames Tom Brady for putting a dampener on his plans
"Dude, I'm trying to plan a family vacation" - Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian cheekily blames Tom Brady for putting a dampener on his plans

"Dude, I'm trying to plan a family vacation" - Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian cheekily blames Tom Brady for putting a dampener on his plans

"Olympia thinks it's her in the book and she thinks the mom is me and the dad is my husband" - Serena Williams turns author with "The Adventures of Qai Qai"
"Olympia thinks it's her in the book and she thinks the mom is me and the dad is my husband" - Serena Williams turns author with "The Adventures of Qai Qai"

"Olympia thinks it's her in the book and she thinks the mom is me and the dad is my husband" - Serena Williams turns author with "The Adventures of Qai Qai"

"Keep the good and hard work"- Rafael Nadal congratulates Alex Eala on winning Juniors US Open title
"Keep the good and hard work"- Rafael Nadal congratulates Alex Eala on winning Juniors US Open title

"Keep the good and hard work"- Rafael Nadal congratulates Alex Eala on winning Juniors US Open title

"Utter disregard for Nadal in US Open" - Tennis fans divided over Carlos Alcaraz's latest statement regarding Novak Djokovic's New York participation
"Utter disregard for Nadal in US Open" - Tennis fans divided over Carlos Alcaraz's latest statement regarding Novak Djokovic's New York participation

"Utter disregard for Nadal in US Open" - Tennis fans divided over Carlos Alcaraz's latest statement regarding Novak Djokovic's New York participation

How quality of tennis had the last laugh at US Open 2022
How quality of tennis had the last laugh at US Open 2022

How quality of tennis had the last laugh at US Open 2022

How US Open became the best Grand Slam of 2022: From Serena Williams' emotional farewell to Carlos Alcaraz's historic run, and more
How US Open became the best Grand Slam of 2022: From Serena Williams' emotional farewell to Carlos Alcaraz's historic run, and more

How US Open became the best Grand Slam of 2022: From Serena Williams' emotional farewell to Carlos Alcaraz's historic run, and more

In Pictures: US Open star Frances Tiafoe poses with girlfriend at Vogue World Runway event
In Pictures: US Open star Frances Tiafoe poses with girlfriend at Vogue World Runway event

In Pictures: US Open star Frances Tiafoe poses with girlfriend at Vogue World Runway event

"What a surprise!" - Serena Williams and Venus Williams attend Pearl Jam concert
"What a surprise!" - Serena Williams and Venus Williams attend Pearl Jam concert

"What a surprise!" - Serena Williams and Venus Williams attend Pearl Jam concert

"The masterclass of the whole US Open" - Patrick Mouratoglou's top 3 moments from New York Grand Slam ft. Serena Williams, Carlos Alcaraz
"The masterclass of the whole US Open" - Patrick Mouratoglou's top 3 moments from New York Grand Slam ft. Serena Williams, Carlos Alcaraz

"The masterclass of the whole US Open" - Patrick Mouratoglou's top 3 moments from New York Grand Slam ft. Serena Williams, Carlos Alcaraz

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