In men’s doubles, Jamie Murray became the first British man to win a US Open men’s doubles title since Roger Taylor in 1972 and Bruno Soares became the first Brazilian man ever to accomplish the feat.And in the mixed, Germany’s Laura Siegemund teamed with Croatia’s Mate Pavic to win the first Grand Slam crown for either player.In the women’s draw, only one of the top eight seeds advances to the quarterfinals – the first time that’s happened at the US Open in the Open era – but that one seed is the No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki for her third consecutive and sixth overall women’s singles title; it is also the 18th Grand Slam singles title of Williams’ career. The women’s doubles, on the other hand, produces a pair of first-time winners in Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina, while Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares prevail in mixed doubles.The six victories tie Williams with Chris Evert for the most in the Open era and the 18 crowns match Williams with Evert and Martina Navratilova for second in the Open era, behind only Steffi Graf (22). Overall attendance for the 2014 edition passes 700,000 for the seventh time in eight years, registering at 713,642.
For the first time in the 134-year history of the men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles competitions at the US Open/U. Championships, a tandem from France takes home a trophy, with Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut winning the men’s doubles title.The men’s draw proceeds far more orderly – that is, until the semifinals, where No. Back to Top The 2013 US Open was one for the ages – and one for the aged.Three of the four women’s semifinalists – and five of eight quarterfinalists – were 30 or over, and the average age of the four men’s semifinalists was 27, with none younger than 26.The two were joined in the 2016 winner’s circle by a trio of first-time team champions.
In women’s doubles, Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the U. and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic won their first US Open title and third Grand Slam title as a tandem.And it all happens to the delight of another stellar crowd, with attendance for the 2015 US Open coming in at 691,280 to set a new record for highest average attendance per session.