US Open Tennis 2018 (50th Anniversary)

The 2018 US Open Tennis Championships at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens are August 27 – September 9, 2018.

Rafael Nadal (#1) falls to Del Potro at US Open

World #1
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US OPEN
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 27-September 9, 2018
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R1 David Ferrer: 6-3, 3-4 retired
R2 Vasek Pospisil: 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
R3 Karen Khachanov (#27) 5-7, 7-5, 7 (9) – 6 (7), 7 (7) – 6 (3)
R16 Nikoloz Basilashvili
SF Del Potro

Juan Martín del Potro (#3, Argentina) loses to Djokovic in US Open Final

Argentina’s best tennis player is world #3.
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US OPEN
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 27-September 9, 2018
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R1 Young 6-0, 6-3, 6-4
R2 Kudla 6-3, 6-1, 7(7)-6(4)
R3 Verdasco 7-5, 7(8)-6(6), 6-3
R16 Ćorić 6-4, 6-3, 6-1
QF Isner 6(5)-7(7), 6-3, 7(7)-6(4), 6-2
SF Nadal 7(6)-7(3), 6-2, retired
F Djokovic, world #6
Sunday, September 9, 2018

Simona Halep (#1) loses to Kaia Kanepi (#44) in US Open Round 1

WTA World #1
Romanian
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US OPEN
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 27-September 9, 2018
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US OPEN ROUND 1
Simona Halep vs Kaia Kanepi
6-2, 6-4
Louis Armstrong Stadium
Monday, August 27, 2018

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Monday, August 27

1ST ROUND

Day Matches

Simona Halep (#1 Romania) vs Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) is the first match in the brand new Louis Armstrong Stadium at 11 am. Halep lost 6-2, 6-4 in just 76 minutes.

Garbiñe Muguruza (#12  Spain) plays Shuai Zhang (China) in the second match on Court 17 at 11 am. Muguruza won in straight sets 6-3, 6-0.

Evening Matches

Rafael Nadal (#1 Spain) vs David Ferrer (Spain) is the second match in Arthur Ashe Stadium starting at 7 pm. Nadal won the first set 6-3. Ferrer was leading the second set 3-4 when he retired due to calf issues.

Juan del Potro (#3 Argentina) plays David Young (USA) in the second match at Louis Armstrong Stadium starting at 7 pm. Del Potro won easily 6-0, 6-3, 6-4.


Tuesday, August 28

1ST ROUND DAY 2

Day Matches

Caroline Garcia (#6 France) plays J Konta (UK) in the third match in The Grandstand at 11 am. Garcia never lost serve, winning 6-2, 6-2.

F Tiafoe (USA) plays A. Mannarino (#29 France) in the fourth match in The Grandstand at 11 am.

F Fognini (#14 Italy) plays M Mmoh (USA) in the third match on Court 17 at 11 am. Fognini won in four sets 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 7-6.


Wednesday, August 29

2ND ROUND

Day Matches

C Giorgi (Italy) plays Venus Williams (#16 USA) at the second of the matches starting in Louis Armstrong Stadium at 11 am. (Not before 1 pm)

Juan Del Potro (#3 Argentina) plays D Kudla (USA) at the third of the matches starting in Louis Armstrong Stadium at 11 am. (Probably after 3 pm)

A Murray (UK) plays F Verdasco (#31 Spain) at the second of the matches starting in Arthur Ashe Stadium at 12 noon.

Evening Matches

Rafael Nadal (#1 Spain) plays V Pospisil (Canada) at the second of the matches starting in Arthur Ashe Stadium at 7 pm.

Garbiñe Muguruza (#12 Spain) plays K Muchova (Czech) at the second of the matches starting in Louis Armstrong Stadium at 7 pm.


Thursday, August 30

2ND ROUND DAY 2


Friday, August 31

3RD ROUND


Saturday, September 1

3RD ROUND DAY 2


Sunday, September 2

ROUND OF 16


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Monday, September 3

ROUND OF 16 DAY 2


Tuesday, September 4

QUARTER FINALS


Wednesday, September 5

QUARTER FINALS DAY 2


Thursday, September 6

WOMEN’S SEMI FINALS


Friday, September 7

  • Men’s Doubles Final or Mixed Doubles Final are at 12 noon
  • Men’s Semi Finals are at 4 pm

Saturday, September 8

  • Men’s Doubles Final or Mixed Doubles Final are at 12 noon
  • Women’s Final at 4 pm

Sunday, September 9

  • Women’s Doubles Final at 1 pm
  • Men’s Final at 4 pm

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Men’s Singles

  • #1 Rafael Nadal (Spanish)
  • #3 Juan Martín del Potro (Argentine)
  • #12 Pablo Carreño Busta (Spanish)
  • #13 Diego Schwartzman (Argentine)
  • #14 Fabio Fognini (Italian)
  • #17 Lucas Pouille (French)
  • #19 Roberto Bautista Agut (Spanish)
  • #22 Marco Cecchinato (Italian)
  • #26 Richard Gasquet (French)
  • #29 Adrian Mannarino (French)
  • #31 Fernando Verdasco (Spanish)

Women’s Singles

  • #1 Simona Halep (Romanian)
  • #6 Caroline Garcia (French)
  • #12 Garbiñe Muguruza (Spanish)
  • #20 Mihaela Buzărnescu (Romanian)
  • #29 Carla Suárez Navarro (Spanish)

Men’s Doubles

  • Jamie Murray (British) ~ Bruno Soares (Brazilian)
  • Juan Sebastián Cabal (Colombian) ~ Robert Farah (Colombian)
  • Jean-Julien Rojer (Russian) ~ Horia Tecău (Romanian)
  • Lukasz Kubot (Polish) ~ Marcelo Melo (Brazilian)
  • Pierre-Hugues Herbert (French) ~ Nicolas Mahut (French)
  • Feliciano López (Spanish) ~ Marc López (Spanish)
  • Ivan Dodig (Croatian) ~ Marcel Grannolers (Spanish)
  • Julio Peralta (Chilean) ~ Horacio Zeballos (Argentine)
  • Rohan Bopanna (Indian) ~ Édouard Roger-Vasselin (French)

Women’s Doubles

  • Tímea Babos (Hungarian) ~ Kristina Mladenovic (French)
  • Andreja Klepač (Slovakian) ~ María José Martínez Sánchez (Spanish)
  • Irina-Camelia Begu (Romanian) ~ Monica Niculescu (Romanian)

 

Draws

Qualifying Tournament draws were posted on Monday, August 20, 2018. Men’s and Women’s singles draws were posted on Friday, August 24, 2018.

Round 1

Monday – Tuesday
August 27 – 28

Round 2

Wednesday – Thursday
August 29 – 30

Round 3

Friday – Saturday
August 31 – September 1

Round of 16

Sunday – Monday
September 2 – 3

Quarter Finals

Tuesday – Wednesday
September 4 – 5

Semi Finals

Women’s ~ Thursday, September 6
Men’s ~ Friday, September 7

Finals

  • Mixed Doubles Final or Men’s Doubles Final are:
    Friday, September 7 at 12 noon
    Saturday, September 8 at 12 noon
  • Women’s Final is Saturday, September 8 at 4 pm
  • Men’s Final is Sunday, September 9 at 4 pm

Tickets

  • From $30
  • Women’s Final: From $158
  • Men’s Final: From $272

A grounds pass provides access to all matches (day and night) at Louis Armstrong Stadium, the Grandstand and all the smaller courts. It’s everything, but Arthur Ashe Stadium. The grounds pass is especially good in the Open’s first week. It’s a chance to see some of the world’s best players up close in the early rounds.

Arthur Ashe Stadium is the world’s biggest tennis arena. If you want enjoy it, you can choose Day or Night tickets. At night, the ground turns into a big party. Some say it’s the best way to see the Open.

Attendees dress for tennis. It’s your last chance to wear white this season, so go for it!

Get tickets at www.usopen.org

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing NY 11368

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is one of the world’s largest tennis facilities. It has 22 courts with 11 more in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

The Center was built on the abandoned grounds of the 1964 World’s Fair.

In 2018, it just finished a $600 million campus renovation.

Arthur Ashe Stadium

Arthur Ashe Stadium is the main court. The removal-cover stadium seats 22,000.

Louis Armstrong Stadium

Louis Armstrong Stadium is the original main court. The new 14,000-seat stadium with a retractable roof opens this season.

The Grandstand

The Grandstand is a show court. The Tennis Center’s third court seats 8,000.


Subway

(7) to Mets – Willets Point Station. Walk about 5 minutes.

Long Island Railroad

Mets-Willets Point Station