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1989 US Open (tennis)

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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
23x15px Boris Becker
Women's Singles
23x15px Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
23x15px John McEnroe / 23x15px Mark Woodforde
Women's Doubles
23x15px Hana Mandlíková / 23x15px Martina Navratilova
Mixed Doubles
23x15px Robin White / 23x15px Shelby Cannon
Boys' Singles
23x15px Jonathan Stark
Girls' Singles
23x15px Jennifer Capriati
Boys' Doubles
23x15px Wayne Ferreira / 23x15px Grant Stafford
Girls' Doubles
23x15px Jennifer Capriati / 23x15px Meredith McGrath
US Open
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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.

Seniors

Men's Singles

23x15px Boris Becker defeated 23x15px 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

23x15px Steffi Graf defeated 23x15px 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

23x15px John McEnroe / 23x15px Mark Woodforde defeated 23x15px Ken Flach / 23x15px 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

23x15px Hana Mandlíková / 23x15px Martina Navratilova defeated 23x15px Mary Joe Fernández / 23x15px 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

23x15px Robin White / 23x15px Shelby Cannon defeated 23x15px Meredith McGrath / 23x15px 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

23x15px Jonathan Stark defeated 23x15px Nicklas Kulti 6–4, 6–1

Girls' Singles

23x15px Jennifer Capriati defeated 23x15px Rachel McQuillan 6–2, 6–3

Boys' Doubles

23x15px Wayne Ferreira / 23x15px Grant Stafford defeated 23x15px Martin Damm / 23x15px Jan Kodeš Jr. 6–3, 6–4

Girls' Doubles

23x15px Jennifer Capriati / 23x15px Meredith McGrath defeated 23x15px Jo-Anne Faull / 23x15px 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". NY Times. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  3. ^ "Gender Stereotyping in Televised sports". Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles. August 1990. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  4. ^ "US Open Television coverage". 

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Preceded by
1989 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1990 Australian Open