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U.S. Open Champions Since 1968

U.S. Open Men's Singles Champions

Federer won the most consecutive U.S.Open titles with 5 since 1968. Photo cincytennis.com

ITS Tennis News: August 24 2014 - Since the Open Era began in 1968 when professionals and amateurs competed for the first time, Jimmy Connors (1974, 1976, 1978, 1982–1983), Pete Sampras (1990, 1993, 1995–1996, 2002), and Roger Federer (2004–2008) have won the most U.S. Open championships, with five titles. Federer has had the most consecutive wins, with five (2004–2008). The US Open is played during a two-week period in late August and early September, and has been chronologically the last of the four Grand Slam tournaments of the tennis season since 1987. See full list since 1881

U.S. Open Men's Singles Champions

2013 Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-2 3-6 6-4 6-1

2012 Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic 7-6 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2

2011 Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal 6-2 6-4 6-7 6-1

2010 Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-2

 2009 Juan Martin del Potro beat Roger Federer 3-6 7-6 4-6 7-6 6-2

 2008 Roger Federer beat Andy Murray 6-2 7-5 6-2

 2007 Roger Federer beat Novak Djokovic 7-6 7-6 6-4

 2006 Roger Federer beat Andy Roddick 6-2 4-6 7-5 6-1

 2005 Roger Federer beat Andre Agassi 6-3 2-6 7-6 6-1

 2004 Roger Federer beat Lleyton Hewitt 6-0 7-6 6-0

 2003 Andy Roddick beat Juan Carlos Ferrero 6-3 7-6 6-3

 2002 Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 6-3 6-4 5-7 6-4

 2001 Lleyton Hewitt beat Pete Sampras 7-6 6-1 6-1

 2000 Marat Safin beat Pete Sampras 6-4 6-3 6-3

 1999 Andre Agassi beat Todd Martin 6-4 6-7 6-7 6-3 6-2

 1998 Pat Rafter beat Mark Philippoussis 6-3 3-6 6-2 6-0

 1997 Pat Rafter beat Greg Rusedski 6-3 6-2 4-6 7-5

 1996 Pete Sampras beat Michael Chang 6-1 6-4 7-6

 1995 Pete Sampras beat Agassi 6-4 6-3 4-6 7-5

 1994 Andre Agassi beat Michael Stich 6-1 7-6 7-5

 1993 Pete Sampras beat Cedric Pioline 6-4 6-4 6-3

 1992 Stefan Edberg beat Pete Sampras 3-6 6-4 7-6 6-2

 1991 Stefan Edberg beat Jim Courier (U.S.) 6-2 6-4 6-0

 1990 Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 6-4 6-3 6-2

 1989 Boris Becker beat Ivan Lendl 7-6 1-6 6-3 7-6

 1988 Mats Wilander beat Ivan Lendl 6-4 4-6 6-3 5-7 6-4

 1987 Ivan Lendl beat Mats Wilander 6-7 6-0 7-6 6-4

 1986 Ivan Lendl beat Miloslav Mecir 6-4 6-2 6-0

 1985 Ivan Lendl beat John McEnroe 7-6 6-3 6-4

 1984 John McEnroe beat Ivan Lendl 6-3 6-4 6-1

 1983 Jimmy Connors beat Ivan Lendl 6-3 6-7 7-5 6-0

 1982 Jimmy Connors beat Ivan Lendl 6-3 6-2 4-6 6-4

 1981 John McEnroe beat Bjorn Borg 4-6 6-2 6-4 6-3

 1980 John McEnroe beat Bjorn Borg 7-6 6-1 6-7 5-7 6-4

 1979 John McEnroe beat Vitas Gerulaitis 7-5 6-3 6-3

 1978 Jimmy Connors beat Bjorn Borg 6-4 6-2 6-2

 1977 Guillermo Vilas beat Jimmy Connors 2-6 6-3 7-6 6-0

 1976 Jimmy Connors beat Bjorn Borg 6-4 3-6 7-6 6-4

 1975 Manuel Orantes beat Jimmy Connors 6-4 6-3 6-3

 1974 Jimmy Connors beat Ken Rosewall 6-1 6-0 6-1

 1973 John Newcombe beat Jan Kodes 6-4 1-6 4-6 6-2 6-3

 1972 Ilie Nastase beat Arthur Ashe 3-6 6-3 6-7 6-4 6-3

 1971 Stan Smith beat Jan Kodes 3-6 6-3 6-2 7-6

 1970 Ken Rosewall beat Tony Roche 2-6 6-4 7-6 6-3

 1969 Rod Laver beat Tony Roche 7-9 6-1 6-2 6-2

 1968 Arthur Ashe beat Tom Okker 14-12 5-7 6-3 3-6 6-3

U.S. Open Women's Singles Champions

Chris Evert owns record for most consecutive women's singles titles at 4 and for most overall titles at 6. Photo Colorsport

Since the Open Era in 1968, Chris Evert from 1975 to 1978 owns the record for most consecutive U.S. Open women's singles titles at four and for most overall titles at six 1975–1978, 1980, 1982. Evert reached 34 Grand Slam singles finals, more than any player, man or woman, in the history of professional tennis. She reached the semifinals or better, in singles, of 52 of the 56 Grand Slams she played, including the semifinals or better of 34 consecutive Grand Slams entered from the 1971 US Open through the 1983 French Open. Full list of U.S. Open women's champions

U.S. Open Women's Singles Champions

2013 Serena Williams beat Victoria Azarenka 7-5 6-7 6-1

 2012 Serena Williams beat Victoria Azarenka 6-2 2-6 7-5

 2011 Sam Stosur beat Serena Williams 6-2 6-3

 2010 Kim Clijsters beat Vera Zvonareva (Russia) 6-2 6-1

 2009 Kim Clijsters beat Caroline Wozniacki 7-5 6-3

 2008 Serena Williams beat Jelena Jankovic 6-4 7-5

 2007 Justine Henin beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1 6-3

 2006 Maria Sharapova beat Justin Henin 6-4 6-4

 2005 Kim Clijsters beat Mary Pierce 6-3 6-1

 2004 Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Elena Dementieva 6-3 7-5

 2003 Justin Henin beat Kim Clijsters 7-5 6-1

 2002 Serena Williams beat Venus Williams  6-4 6-3

 2001 Venus Williams beat Serena Williams 6-2 6-4

 2000 Venus Williams beat Lindsay Davenport 6-4 7-5

 1999 Serena Williams beat Martina Hingis 6-3 7-6

 1998 Lindsay Davenport beat Marina Hingis 6-3 7-5

 1997 Martina Hingis beat Venus Williams 6-0 6-4

 1996 Steffi Graf beat Monica Seles 7-5 6-4

 1995 Steffi Graf beat Monica Seles 7-6 0-6 6-3

 1994 Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beat Steffi Graf 1-6 7-6 6-4

 1993 Steffi Graf beat Helena Sukova 6-3 6-3

 1992 Monica Seles beat Arantxa Sanchez Vicario 6-3 6-3

 1991 Monica Seles beat Martina Navratilova 7-6 6-1

 1990 Gabriela Sabatini beat Seffi Graf 6-2 7-6

 1989 Steffi Graf beat Martina Navratilova 3-6 7-5 6-1

 1988 Steffi Graf beat Gabriela Sabatini 6-3 3-6 6-1

 1987 Martina Navratilova beat Steffi Graf 7-6 6-1

 1986 Martina Navratilova beat Helena Sukova 6-3 6-2

 1985 Hana Mandlikova beat Navratilova 7-6 1-6 7-6

 1984 Martina Navratilova beat Chris Evert-Lloyd 4-6 6-4 6-4

 1983 Martina Navratilova beat Chris Evert-Lloyd 6-1 6-3

 1982 Chris Evert-Lloyd beat Hana Mandlikova 6-3 6-1

 1981 Tracy Austin beat Martina Navratilova 1-6 7-6 7-6

 1980 Chris Evert-Lloyd beat Hana Mandlikova 5-7 6-1 6-1

 1979 Tracy Austin beat Chris Evert-Lloyd 6-4 6-3

 1978 Chris Evert beat Pam Shriver 7-5 6-4

 1977 Chris Evert beat Wendy Turnbull 7-6 6-2

 1976 Chris Evert beat Evonne Goolagong 6-3 6-0

 1975 Chris Evert beat Goolagong 5-7 6-4 6-2

 1974 Billie Jean King beat Evonne Goolagong 3-6 6-3 7-5

 1973 Margaret Smith Court beat Evonne Goolagong 7-6 5-7 6-2

 1972 Billie Jean King beat Kerry Melville 6-3 7-5

 1971 Billie Jean King beat Rosemary Casals 6-4 7-6

 1970 Margaret Smith Court beat Rosemary Casals 6-2 2-6 6-1

 1969 Margaret Smith Court beat Nancy Richey 6-2 6-2

 1968 Virginia Wade beat Bille Jean King 6-4 6-4

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