“But of course, winning the US Open, winning his first Grand Slam, and the way that he did it – I think that’s the biggest achievement of 2020. A Grand (Slam) achievement at the 2020 US Open Peter Francesconi | October 05, 2020 Remember in the spring, when the USTA announced its plan to stage the 2020 US Open?  This set up a final between top-seeded Shingo Kunieda and unseeded Alfie Hewett; the former in his 29th Grand Slam singles final and the latter in his fifth. It was held on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York. The 2020 US Open was the 140th edition of tennis's US Open and the second Grand Slam event of the year. Tennis - Grand Slam Heren - US Open 2020 - Gedetailleerde uitslagen The tournament progressed to the quarterfinals, where the No. As a result, the women's doubles team of Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic were forced to withdraw from the tournament. And after that, the two big finals." Due to concerns relating to the ongoing pandemic, during June 2020, it was announced that this event would take place without spectators (for the first time in the tournament's history, and the first time in all the Grand Slam tournaments' 143-year history). The tournament consisted only of the men's and women's singles and doubles draws, and both doubles draws were cut to 32 pairs instead of the standard 64. US Open 2020 pågår mellan måndag 31 augusti fram till 13 september. , The wheelchair women's singles tournament, like the men's competition, was contested by eight players. 8 Wesley Koolhof and Nikola Mektić defeated No.  Ten seeded players suffered defeats in the first two rounds, including 9th seed Diego Schwartzman, who lost in the first round to Cameron Norrie. Thirteen Grand Slam singles champions and nine of the Top 10 women in the world headline the initial women’s singles entry list for the 2020 US Open, to be played Aug. 31-Sept. 13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. In 1956, after winning the Australian, French and Wimbledon championships, Hoad entered the U.S. National Championships, but lost to Ken Rosewall, the No. Though, the hundred and fortieth edition of the second oldest Grand Slam was organized in an unaccustomed atmosphere but its looks promising- at its peak! August bis 13. Soon after, Osaka "woke up from her self-described bad attitude" and won four straight games in the second set to win 6–3 and force the final into a third. US Open 2020: Grand Slam a medias Novak Djokovic parte como favorito en un US Open a puerta cerrada, sin Nadal y marcado por las bajas importantes en … Campaigners call for UK and EU bans on plastic 'sample' sachets. Players would not be required to quarantine upon arrival, but were subject to regular COVID-19 testing (prior to arrival, and throughout the tournament), and all players and personnel were required to wear a face mask upon entering the grounds except while practicing, training, and working out. Dominic Thiem won his first Grand Slam title at US Open, defeating Alexander Zverev in five sets, becoming the first male player born in the 1990s to win a Grand Slam singles title. The 2020 US Open campaign saw the light of the day, amid ruinations catalyzed by the global epidemic. Their match was awarded on a walkover to Gabriela Dabrowski and Alison Riske, and Babos would later refer to the decision as an "injustice", citing the numerous negative COVID-19 tests taken by both of the pair and the clearing of a male athlete in a similar situation the day before.. The Brits have a fantastic 7 players in the doubles at the 2020 US Open. Turnierdiagramm US Open, Grand Slam 2020, Einzel (Herren) - Tennis - kicker  The third round eliminated a further eight seeded players, most notably 4-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, who fell in a fifth-set tiebreak to Borna Ćorić, and 11-seed Karen Khachanov, who lost to Alex de Minaur despite the latter's second-set bagel and subsequent third-set code violation for racket abuse. Die Hauptfeldspiele der US Open sollen vom 31. The tournament opened with de Groot defeating Jordanne Whiley and Kamiji defeating Momoko Ohtani, both in straight sets. This was the first time in his career that Zverev has fought back from two sets down to win a match. 1 Diede de Groot and No. Tennis - US Open - 2020 - Gedetailleerde uitslagen. The wheelchair men's singles tournament had two seeded players, No. It took a second right knee surgery for Federer, sidelining him for the rest of the season. Thiem was cramping, Zverev was double faulting, and the points went erratically back and forth until the older, more experienced player found some final ounces of energy to clinch the match and the title. , In the semifinals, Kunieda faced Gérard, and bounced back from a first set loss to win in three, while Hewett upset Fernández in three after splitting the first two sets. Rafael Nadal and Bianca Andreescu were the men's and women's singles defending champions; however, both decided not to compete. Tennis - Grand Slam Dames - US Open 2020 - Uitslagen. Even if the tournament got off the ground, what would happen if players, staff or officials started testing positive over the following two weeks?  She would be met in the final by Osaka, who defeated Brady in three sets to qualify for her third Grand Slam final. 2 seed, in the final, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3. Nur eine Woche später werden - Stand jetzt - die French Open nachgeholt. This will be the 2012 US Open champion’s first Grand Slam singles match since his operation and he’ll certainly be one for the rest of the draw to look out for.  The other two semifinals saw No. The Scot burst back into Grand Slam action, staging an astonishing 4-6 4-6 7-6 (5) 7-6 (4) 6-4 comeback against world No.49 Yoshihito Nishioka in the US Open first round. During the trophy ceremony, the new champion said he would prefer it if there had been "two winners," but his victory was also one for the rest of the men's field. The top seeded player, de Groot, did not give Kamiji much of an opportunity for the upset, taking both sets 6–3 and winning her third US Open title. 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Tennis - Grand Slam Dames - US Open 2020 - Gedetailleerde uitslagen It was held on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York. , This event is normally the fourth and final major tournament of the year (scheduled for the last Monday of August to second Sunday of September) and the peak of the North American hard court season. , The remaining two seeded pairs met each other in the semifinals, as No. 14/09/2020. , Benoît Paire dropped out of the tournament due to a COVID-19 positive.  This left Azarenka as the only unranked player in the semifinals, but she proved that not to matter in her three-set defeat of Serena Williams, which put her through to her fifth Grand Slam final.  The top two rounds, conducted over the first four days of the tournament, saw the exit of seven seeded players, notably 1-seed Plíšková and 5-seed Aryna Sabalenka, who both fell in the second round in straight sets against Caroline Garcia and Victoria Azarenka, respectively. Below is a series of tables for each of the competitions showing the ranking points on offer for each event. Schröder's rather dominant two-set upset of Lapthorne gave him second place and the other berth in the final; Lapthorne finished the round robin with one win and Wagner finished with none. September 2020 stattfinden. The third set was not played traditionally, but rather as just a tiebreak, which was won 10–8 by Alcott and Lapthorne to secure them the wheelchair quad doubles title. The 23-year-old reached his first Grand Slam semi-final in January at the Australian Open and matched that effort at the US Open with his four-set win on Tuesday against Borna Coric.Zverev became the first German since Boris Becker (1995) to reach the last four in New York. Thirteen Grand Slam singles champions and nine of the Top 10 women in the world headline the initial women’s singles entry list for the 2020 US Open, to be played Aug. 31-Sept. 13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. French Open: Nadal outclassed Djokovic in straight sets in the final to win his 20th Grand Slam title. The men's finalist received 1,200 and the women's finalist received 1,300. This time one year ago, he was playing the Rafael Nadal Open, a Challenger event in Mallorca, Spain, while Nadal … August bis 13. Sunday, September 06, 2020 WHAT HAPPENED: Denis Shapovalov is into the first Grand Slam quarterfinal of his career courtesy of a 6-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 upset of No.  In the final, Pavić and Soares jumped out to a lead as they took the first set 7–5. US Open 2020: Grand Slam a medias Novak Djokovic parte como favorito en un US Open a puerta cerrada, sin Nadal y marcado por las … The days of Alexander Zverev underperforming in Grand Slams are a thing of the past.. Keuze van een seizoen : Así contamos la clasificación de Davidovich y Carreño para octavos del Grand Slam US OPEN 2020 La ronda actual contó con la presencia de figuras como Zverev, Goffin y Tsitsipas Playing tentative and nervy tennis, he rapidly went down two sets against his 23-year-old opponent. It was initially announced that the wheelchair tournaments would not be held normally in every quadrennial year due to conflicting with the Summer Paralympic Games (as this year's Paralympics postponed to 2021); however this was reversed when it would be played rather than not held this year as received criticism from players such as Dylan Alcott.  All men's and women's doubles players that made it past the first round received half the points of their singles counterparts.  This set up a final between the top two seeds, de Groot and Kamiji. All the same, it could hardly have produced a more worthy new champion. So who won The 2020 US Open? The tournament was an event run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is part of the 2020 ATP Tour and the 2020 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The Scot burst back into Grand Slam action, staging an astonishing 4-6 4-6 7-6 (5) 7-6 (4) 6-4 comeback against world No.49 Yoshihito Nishioka in the US Open first round. US Open däremot, ser ut att få sina sedvanliga datum på sensommaren. In 1956, after winning the Australian, French and Wimbledon championships, Hoad entered the U.S. National Championships, but lost to Ken Rosewall, the No. Zverev got the first break at 3-5, Thiem broke back for 5-5, and then another exchange of breaks followed, sending them into a tiebreaker—the first time it would be played in a US Open final.  The first round saw the surprising exit of four of the eight seeded pairs, including the 2-seed pair of Łukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo and the 4-seed pair of Filip Polášek and Ivan Dodig. , This left the third- and fourth-seeded players, Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka, as the top two players headed into the finals. The hottest topic in tennis these days centers around the US Open, and whether or not the eventual champions in 2020 will be truly deserving of a Grand Slam title. In the first set, underdogs Sam Schröder and David Wagner jumped out to an early lead by winning the first set 6–3, but Dylan Alcott and Andy Lapthorne battled back to force a third with a 6–4 second-set victory. From The Met and MoMA to the 9/11 Memorial Museum, the Ellis Island Museum, the Guggenheim, and the American Museum of Natural History, some of the world's best cultural treasures are collected in Manhattan. At that point, it was Zverev who increasingly got tight, and the two found themselves in a deciding set that made up in tension what it lacked in quality. US Open champion Dominic Thiem says his "whole life" has been dedicated to winning his maiden Grand Slam title. US OPEN.  This set up a final between the two top seeds, which was won in two sets by the top-ranked duo of Hewett and Reid. The 2020 US Open campaign saw the light of the day, amid ruinations catalyzed by the global epidemic. 2 Andy Lapthorne, unseeded David Wagner, and wild card entry Sam Schröder. Tennis - Grand Slam Heren - US Open 2020 - Uitslagen. Though, the hundred and fortieth edition of the second oldest Grand Slam was organized in an unaccustomed atmosphere but its looks promising- at its peak! US Open 2020 Schedule And he picked the perfect time to do it, playing a more aggressive game that saw him strike 71 winners … Doubles. Así contamos la clasificación de Davidovich y Carreño para octavos del Grand Slam US OPEN 2020 La ronda actual contó con la presencia de figuras como Zverev, Goffin y Tsitsipas  Two more seeded pairs dropped out in the second round, as top-seeded Cabal and Farah faltered, as did the 6-seed German pair of Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies. , The tournament used two of the three main show courts at the National Tennis Center – Arthur Ashe Stadium and Louis Armstrong Stadium. Doubles. 7 seed David Goffin on Sunday night at the US Open. Under the decision of the New York state government, qualifying matches, mixed doubles and junior matches would not be played. Men's doubles players that lost their first round matchup did not receive any points, while women's players in the same situation received ten. Doubles pairs that were eliminated in the second round were given $50,000, and those that lost their first game received $30,000. Pairs that were eliminated in the semifinals were given $130,000, while quarterfinalists were given $91,000. But at the US Open, he … It was bound to take something unprecedented to break up the dominance of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic at the Grand Slams. Koolhoff and Mektić could not respond, and the second set ended in favor of Pavić and Soares, giving them their second and third Grand Slam doubles titles, respectively. It took a pandemic, forcing Nadal to skip the event; a second right knee surgery for Federer, sidelining him for the rest of the season; a default of top seed Djokovic; and a a fifth-set tiebreaker. US Open 2020: Thiem fulfills dream with maiden grand slam title Sacha Pisani . Aufgrund der weiterhin unsicheren Gesundheitslage in den USA und den unklaren Reise- und Quarantänebestimmungen haben zahlreiche Stars für das Grand-Slam-Turnier abgesagt. 3 Daniil Medvedev, both advanced in straight sets, while No. The top seed was given to the pair of Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid, with the second seed given to Stéphane Houdet and Nicolas Peifer. Keuze van een seizoen : Click here to review the top moments from the pandemic-ravaged year.  The other two quarterfinals saw Marjolein Buis eliminate Dana Mathewson in two sets and Angélica Bernal defeat wild card entry Lucy Shuker in three. , The third-round match between Alexander Zverev and Adrian Mannarino was delayed for three hours due to a "collaborative dialogue with health officials". The semifinal round proved not to be a challenge for either of the two seeded pairs, as the top-seeded duo of Marjolein Buis and Diede de Groot defeated Angélica Bernal and Dana Mathewson  and he second-seeded pair of Yui Kamiji and Jordanne Whiley defeated Momoko Ohtani and Lucy Shuker, both in straight sets. But at the US Open, he had an even tougher foe: himself. Men's singles semifinalists each got 720 points, while women's singles semifinalists got 780. US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka beats Victoria Azarenka to win third Grand Slam title By Jonathan Jurejko BBC Sport Last updated on 12 September 2020 12 September 2020 . The third set reached 6–6 and went to a tiebreak, where Kunieda was victorious to win his 24th Grand Slam singles title. 2 pair of Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka and the No. The total prize money for US Open is $57 million, which makes it the richest Grand Slam tennis tournament in history. 2 Dominic Thiem and No. The 2020 US Open was the 140th edition of the tournament and took place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park of Queens in New York City, New York, United States. In the final, Kamiji and Whiley were able to outlast Buis and de Groot, winning both sets by a score of 6–3, and earning their eleventh Grand Slam title together. His next opportunity for success will come in the form of the French Open which begins this week, where … The 2020 US Open was the 140th edition of tennis's US Open and the second Grand Slam event of the year. Roland Garros flyttades från våren till hösten, medan Wimbledon ställdes in helt för första gången sedan kriget. Murray, a boxing fan, rose from the canvas once again. 11 Elise Mertens. French Open: Nadal outclassed Djokovic in straight sets in the final to win his 20th Grand Slam title. The 27-year-old Austrian was expected to win when he stepped on court against Alexander Zverev in the final, and it showed. Keuze van een seizoen : Australian Lew Hoad and American Serena Williams are the only other singles players besides Crawford to have had the opportunity to win the Grand Slam at the US Open and fail to do so. MORE: US Open 2020 schedule, TV channels & more. In the same vein, the Grand Slam taught a lesson that Grand Slam moved on great stride regardless of one’s status in the … The men’s and women’s singles champion will receive a check of $3.85 million and the runners-up will collect a cheque of $1.9 million. Wesley Koolhof and Nikola Mektic moved into the first Grand Slam final of their respective careers on Tuesday at the US Open.The eighth seeds hung tough to defeat third seeds and reigning Australian Open champions Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury 7-6(3), 6-4. We'll get you tickets. We played amazing and it was definitely one of our best matches together," Mektic said. Rafael Nadal and Bianca Andreescu were the men's and women's singles defending champions; however, both decided not to compete. Jun 17th, 2020 . The men’s and women’s singles champion will receive a check of $3.85 million and the runners-up will collect a cheque of $1.9 million. 6 Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara, No. Those that were eliminated in the men's singles quarterfinals got 360 points, while women's singles players eliminated in the quarterfinals got 430. IND vs AUS: Ravindra Jadeja and Jasprit Bumrah mimic each other's bowling action - WATCH One of them would emerge as the first champion outside of the Big 3 and Andy Murray since Stanislas Wawrinka at the 2016 US Open; the newest first-time winner since Marin Cilic in 2014; and the only Slam champion on tour under 30 years old. But he had faced some tough opponents in those Grand Slam finals—Nadal at the French Open, twice, and Djokovic at the Australian Open. Tennis - US Open - 2020 - Gedetailleerde uitslagen. 5 Alexander Zverev advanced in four sets and No.  The other semifinal saw Anna Blinkova and Veronika Kudermetova fall to Laura Siegemund and Vera Zvonareva; both semifinals were decided in three sets. Singles finalists earned $1.5 million, while semifinalists earned $800,000, and quarterfinalists earned $425,000. But he had faced some tough opponents in those Grand Slam finals—Nadal at the French Open, twice, and Djokovic at the Australian Open.  In the final, Azarenka got out to an early lead after taking the first set in dominant fashion, 6–1. The No. Alcott recovered with a second-set bagel to force the game into a third set, which was won by Schröder in upset fashion, 6–4, for his first US Open title. US Open 2020 Prize Money. Want to take in one of New York City's world-renowned museums? 7 seed David Goffin on Sunday night at the US Open. Each faced an unranked player, as Williams defeated Tsvetana Pironkova in three sets and Osaka beat Rogers in two. 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In the tournament's opening round, the quarterfinals, Kunieda defeated Nicolas Peifer, and Fernández defeated Stéphane Houdet, both in two sets.  This also marked the first time since Pancho Gonzalez in 1949 that a two-set deficit had been overcome in a US Open final. After losing a point while trailing 5–6 in the first set, Djokovic hit a ball out of frustration that hit a line judge in the throat. 8 Anna-Lena Friedsam and Kateřina Siniaková – were all defeated, and the No. Die US Open 2020 in New York stehen aufgrund der Coronavirus-Pandemie unter keinem guten Stern. The point allotment for those eliminated in the first four rounds of the tournament decreases the earlier a player was eliminated; for the men's singles tournament, the points given were 180, 90, 45, and 10 for each of the first four rounds, while women's singles players got 240, 130, 70, and 10 for an exit in the first four rounds. F Share T Tweet Q SMS W WhatsApp B Email G J Tumblr L LinkedIn.  In the semifinals, Asia Muhammad and Taylor Townsend were defeated by the 3-seed pair of Nicole Melichar and Xu Yifan. The 23-year-old reached his first Grand Slam semi-final in January at the Australian Open and matched that effort at the US Open with his four-set win on Tuesday against Borna Coric.Zverev became the first German since Boris Becker (1995) to reach the last four in New York. The top two remaining seeds, No. 7 Victoria Azarenka and Sofia Kenin, and No. The total prize money for US Open is $57 million, which makes it the richest Grand Slam tennis tournament in history.  Zverev, the underdog, jumped out to an early advantage, taking the first set 6–2 and the second set 6–4. It was held on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York. Keuze van een seizoen : Tennis - US Open - 2020 - Detailed results Choice of a season : 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 Full results 1 Dylan Alcott, No. Tournament rules necessitated that Djokovic default the match, marking the first time a top-seeded player had been disqualified from a Grand Slam singles tournament. Singles players remain in standard 128-person format in each category. By AAP. Three years later, he has finally broken through to his first Grand Slam final, dismissing Pablo Carreno Busta, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3, to advance to the championship round of the 2020 US Open. Other than that, it was business as usual. And after that, the two big finals." , As with the men's tournament, the wheelchair women's doubles event was contested by the same group of eight players that played in the singles event. This will be the 2012 US Open champion’s first Grand Slam singles match since his operation and he’ll certainly be one for the rest of the draw to look out for. US Open 2020: Big questions for the closed-door Grand Slam event There is only one certainty about the U.S. Open: it will be a Grand Slam tournament like no other before it.