1990 US Open – Men's Singles

1990 US Open – Men's Singles


Boris Becker was the defending champion but lost in the semifinals to Andre Agassi.

Pete Sampras defeated Andre Agassi 6–4, 6–3, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1990 US Open.

Sampras defeated Ivan Lendl in five sets in the quarterfinals, breaking Lendl's record streak of eight consecutive men's finals reached.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Pete Sampras is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Stefan Edberg (First round)
  2. Boris Becker (Semifinalist)
  3. Ivan Lendl (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Andre Agassi (Finalist)
  5. Andrés Gómez (First round)
  6. Thomas Muster (Fourth round)
  7. Emilio Sánchez (Fourth round)
  8. Brad Gilbert (Third round)
  1. Aaron Krickstein (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Andrei Chesnokov (Third round)
  3. Michael Chang (Third round)
  4. Pete Sampras (Champion)
  5. Jay Berger (Fourth round)
  6. Jim Courier (Second round)
  7. Goran Ivanišević (Third round)
  8. Martín Jaite (Second round)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
    David Wheaton 1 4 4      
  John McEnroe 6 6 6      
    John McEnroe 2 4 6 3    
  12   Pete Sampras 6 6 3 6    
3   Ivan Lendl 4 6 6 6 2
  12   Pete Sampras 6 7 3 4 6  
    12   Pete Sampras 6 6 6    
  4   Andre Agassi 4 3 2    
    Andrei Cherkasov 2 2 3      
4   Andre Agassi 6 6 6      
4   Andre Agassi 6 6 6 6  
  2   Boris Becker 7 3 2 3    
9   Aaron Krickstein 6 3 2 3  
  2   Boris Becker 3 6 6 6    

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Stefan Edberg 3 6 2
Alexander Volkov 6 7 6 Volkov 2 2 3
LL Diego Nargiso 3 7 6 4 Witsken 6 6 6
Todd Witsken 6 6 7 6 Witsken 4 3 3
Alberto Mancini 2 4 3 Curren 6 6 6
MaliVai Washington 6 6 6 Washington 5 6 4
Kevin Curren 6 6 6 Curren 7 7 6
Q Shahar Perkiss 4 4 1 Curren 5 6 6 4
Q Todd Woodbridge 6 2 6 2 Wheaton 7 7 4 6
Jonas Svensson 7 6 3 6 Svensson 4 5 5
David Wheaton 6 6 6 Wheaton 6 7 7
Jordi Arrese 3 1 0 Wheaton 6 7 6
Patrik Kühnen 5 5 4 Annacone 2 6 3
Paul Annacone 7 7 6 Annacone 7 6 6
Q Martin Blackman 3 4 3 16 Jaite 6 2 2
16 Martín Jaite 6 6 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10 Andrei Chesnokov 6 7 6
Olivier Delaître 4 5 3 10 Chesnokov 6 6 6 6
Q Shuzo Matsuoka 7 6 6 Q Matsuoka 7 3 1 3
Q David Witt 5 4 2 10 Chesnokov 3 5 4
David Engel 6 6 6 McEnroe 6 7 6
Q Mario Rincon 4 2 2 Engel 2 3 5
John McEnroe 7 7 6 McEnroe 6 6 7
Javier Sánchez 6 6 4 McEnroe 7 3 4 6 6
Jim Grabb 6 6 6 7 Sánchez 6 6 6 4 3
Lawson Duncan 4 2 4 Grabb 6 4 6
WC Ivan Baron 2 4 4 Santoro 7 6 7
Fabrice Santoro 6 6 6 Santoro 3 4 7 6 5
Jim Pugh 2 6 7 7 7 Sánchez 6 6 5 3 7
Richard Fromberg 6 4 5 6 Pugh 1 2 2
WC Brian Garrow 6 4 4 7 Sánchez 6 6 6
7 Emilio Sánchez 7 6 6

Section 3

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Pete Sampras 6 7 6
Dan Goldie 1 5 1 12 Sampras 6 6 6
Q Chris Garner 1 2 2 Q Lundgren 4 3 3
Q Peter Lundgren 6 6 6 12 Sampras 6 6 6
LL Nduka Odizor 2 6 2 6 5 Hlasek 3 4 1
Tommy Ho 6 4 6 3 7 Ho 3 2 6
Richey Reneberg 6 6 4 0 Hlasek 6 6 7
Jakob Hlasek 3 7 6 6 12 Sampras 6 7 6 6
Thierry Champion 7 3 6 7 6 Muster 7 6 4 3
Tim Mayotte 5 6 3 5 Champion 1 6 3 2
Jaime Yzaga 7 7 6 Yzaga 6 3 6 6
Karel Nováček 5 6 3 Yzaga 2 2 6 7 6
Anders Järryd 2 7 6 Muster 6 6 4 5 7
Simon Youl 6 5 r Järryd 4 3 6 1
Aki Rahunen 7 4 0 0 r 6 Muster 6 6 4 6
6 Thomas Muster 5 6 6 3

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Andrés Gómez 3 6 3 3
Luiz Mattar 6 3 6 6 Mattar 6 6 3 2 6
Jeremy Bates 3 5 4 Paloheimo 4 0 6 6 3
Veli Paloheimo 6 7 6 Mattar 1 4 7 4
WC Patrick McEnroe 6 6 1 2 7 van Rensburg 6 6 5 6
Jeff Tarango 3 4 6 6 5 WC McEnroe 4 4 5
Martin Střelba 6 6 2 van Rensburg 6 6 7
Christo van Rensburg 7 7 6 van Rensburg 4 4 5
Ramesh Krishnan 4 1 1 Cherkasov 6 6 7
Henri Leconte 6 6 6 Leconte 6 1 4 3
Andrei Cherkasov 6 6 6 6 Cherkasov 1 6 6 6
WC Robert Seguso 0 7 2 3 Cherkasov 6 6 6
Guy Forget 6 4 6 4 11 Chang 4 4 3
Jimmy Arias 7 6 3 6 Arias 6 3 2
Mikael Pernfors 0 2 3 11 Chang 7 6 6
11 Michael Chang 6 6 6

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 Jay Berger 6 6 3 6
Ronald Agénor 4 4 6 4 13 Berger 3 6 6 6
Q Johan Carlsson 3 6 6 6 Q Carlsson 6 1 4 2
Q Richard Matuszewski 6 2 1 2 13 Berger 4 2 6 6 6
WC Steve Bryan 2 5 6 2 Q Caratti 6 6 4 3 4
Q Cristiano Caratti 6 7 2 6 Q Caratti 3 7 6 1 7
Derrick Rostagno 6 6 6 Rostagno 6 6 4 6 6
Tarik Benhabiles 4 2 2 13 Berger 5 0 2
Glenn Layendecker 3 6 6 7 4 Agassi 7 6 6
Q Dick Bosse 6 3 3 6 Layendecker 7 3 2 4
Franco Davín 6 6 7 Davín 6 6 6 6
Joey Rive 4 4 6 Davín 5 4 0
Eric Jelen 6 3 0 3 4 Agassi 7 6 6
Petr Korda 2 6 6 6 Korda 5 7 0 4
Grant Connell 4 2 2 4 Agassi 7 5 6 6
4 Andre Agassi 6 6 6

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 Brad Gilbert 6 3 6 7
Mats Wilander 4 6 3 5 8 Gilbert 7 6 6
WC Rick Leach 6 7 6 WC Leach 6 4 2
Paul Chamberlin 4 6 1 8 Gilbert 7 7 3 6 1
Sergi Bruguera 6 6 6 Mansdorf 5 5 6 7 6
Thomas Högstedt 3 2 2 Bruguera 6 2 6 3
Amos Mansdorf 3 3 6 6 6 Mansdorf 7 6 2 6
Q Broderick Dyke 6 6 3 3 0 Mansdorf 3 4 4
Marc Rosset 6 6 3 3 3 9 Krickstein 6 6 6
Pat Cash 2 2 6 6 6 Cash 6 2 2 6 6
Mark Kratzmann 6 6 6 6 Kratzmann 4 6 6 1 4
Bryan Shelton 7 3 3 4 Cash 4 6 6
Udo Riglewski 6 1 0 1 r 9 Krickstein 6 7 7
Jason Stoltenberg 4 6 6 2 Stoltenberg 4 2 4
Andrew Sznajder 1 6 7 1 1 9 Krickstein 6 6 6
9 Aaron Krickstein 6 4 6 6 6

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15 Goran Ivanišević 1 6 6 7
Omar Camporese 6 4 1 6 15 Ivanišević 6 6 3 6
WC Todd Martin 6 3 6 Fleurian 4 2 6 1
Jean-Philippe Fleurian 7 6 7 15 Ivanišević 6 6 2 6 0
Kelly Jones 3 6 2 0 Cahill 4 4 6 7 6
Darren Cahill 6 3 6 6 Cahill 6 2
Carl-Uwe Steeb 5 6 3 Šrejber 3 0 r
Milan Šrejber 7 7 6 Cahill 6 2 3 6 4
Tomás Carbonell 6 7 6 6 2 Becker 2 6 6 3 6
Paul Haarhuis 7 6 4 0 Carbonell 6 6 6
Scott Davis 7 6 6 Davis 4 4 2
Kelly Evernden 5 1 3 Carbonell 4 2 2
Yannick Noah 7 6 6 4 6 2 Becker 6 6 6
David Pate 6 4 7 6 2 Noah 4 2 6
Juan Aguilera 5 3 2 2 Becker 6 6 7
2 Boris Becker 7 6 6

External links

  • Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) – 1990 US Open Men's Singles draw