1989 US Open (tennis)

1989 US Open (tennis)

1989 US Open
Date August 28 – September 10
Edition 109th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Hardcourt
Location New York City, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
Boris Becker
Women's Singles
Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
John McEnroe / Mark Woodforde
Women's Doubles
Hana Mandlíková / Martina Navratilova
Mixed Doubles
Robin White / Shelby Cannon
Boys' Singles
Jonathan Stark
Girls' Singles
Jennifer Capriati
Boys' Doubles
Wayne Ferreira / Grant Stafford
Girls' Doubles
Jennifer Capriati / Meredith McGrath

The 1989 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in the United States. It was the 109th edition of the US Open and was held from August 28 to September 10, 1989.

Contents

  • Seniors 1
    • Men's Singles 1.1
    • Women's Singles 1.2
    • Men's Doubles 1.3
    • Women's Doubles 1.4
    • Mixed Doubles 1.5
  • Juniors 2
    • Boys' Singles 2.1
    • Girls' Singles 2.2
    • Boys' Doubles 2.3
    • Girls' Doubles 2.4
  • Coverage 3
  • Notes and references 4
  • External links 5

Seniors

Men's Singles

Boris Becker defeated Ivan Lendl[1] 7–6(7–2), 1–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)

  • It was Becker's 4th career Grand Slam title and his only US Open title.

Women's Singles

Steffi Graf defeated Martina Navratilova 3–6, 7–5, 6–1

  • It was Graf's 9th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title.

Men's Doubles

John McEnroe / Mark Woodforde defeated Ken Flach / Robert Seguso 6–4, 4–6, 6–3, 6–3

  • It was McEnroe's 16th career Grand Slam title and his 8th and last US Open title. It was Woodforde's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title.

Women's Doubles

Hana Mandlíková / Martina Navratilova defeated Mary Joe Fernández / Pam Shriver 5–7, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Mandlíková's 5th and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title. It was Navratilova's 52nd career Grand Slam title and her 14th US Open title.

Mixed Doubles

Robin White / Shelby Cannon defeated Meredith McGrath / Rick Leach 3–6, 6–2, 7–5

  • It was White's 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd US Open title. It was Cannon's only career Grand Slam title.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Jonathan Stark defeated Nicklas Kulti 6–4, 6–1

Girls' Singles

Jennifer Capriati defeated Rachel McQuillan 6–2, 6–3

Boys' Doubles

Wayne Ferreira / Grant Stafford defeated Martin Damm / Jan Kodeš Jr. 6–3, 6–4

Girls' Doubles

Jennifer Capriati / Meredith McGrath defeated Jo-Anne Faull / Rachel McQuillan 6–0, 6–3

Coverage

Television coverage included eighty hours of programming over a 12-day period. Live coverage began on August 28, 1989 and concluded with the final of the Women's Doubles on September 10, 1989.[2] The four final days of televised coverage consisted of four men's singles matches (two quarterfinals, one semifinal and the final), three women's singles matches (two semifinals and the final), one men's doubles match (the final), two women's doubles matches (a semifinal and the final) and one mixed doubles match (the final).[3][4]

Notes and references

  1. ^ Lendl played his 8th consecutive US Open men's singles final, an all-time record.
  2. ^ O'Connor, John J. "US Open Tennis coverage".  
  3. ^ "Gender Stereotyping in Televised sports". Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles. August 1990. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  4. ^ "US Open Television coverage". 

External links

  • Official US Open website
Preceded by
1989 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1990 Australian Open