Hip Hip Hooray!
The US Open has come to an end, the Grand Slam has been nothing short of but a rollercoaster of emotions that ended with a bang on surprise as the curtains roll down till the 2020 tournament.
The 2019 championship winners, played nail-biting matches and came out victorious by showing their dominance in the hard court.
Let’s take a look at the well-deserved winners of the US Open’19:
1. Men’s Singles – Rafael Nadal
Winning his 19th Grand Slam, Rafael Nadal captured the title after a five hour marathon of classic tennis shots against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev. A thrilling final to claim his fourth US Open title, the Spanish left hander won 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York, USA.
The 33 year-old tennis player has moved closer to Roger Federer’s all-time men’s record of 20 Grand Slam claims.
2. Women’s Singles – Bianca Andreescu
Bianca Andreescu snatched Serena William’s dream of winning her 24th major singles championship, by defeating Williams in straight sets, 6-3 and 7-5 in the US Open women’s singles final.
The 19 year-old won her first Grand Slam, becoming the first Canadian and woman to win a trophy at the Flushing Meadows in her tournament debut in the Open era.
3. Men’s Doubles – Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Fara
Colombian partners Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, seized the US Open men’s doubles title. Being the second consecutive Grand Slam, the Wimbledon champions saw off Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos 6-4, 7-5 in the court of Arthur Ashe Stadium, USA.
4. Women’s Doubles – Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka
Belgium’s Elise Mertens and Belarus’s Aryna Sabalenka won the US Open women’s doubles title after outlasting Belarus’s Victoria Azarenka and Australia’s Ash Barty 7-5, 7-5 at Arthur Ashe Stadium, making this the duo’s first Grand Slam title as a team.
5. Mixed Doubles – Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jamie Murray
Britain’s Jamie Murray won US Open title for the fourth successive year in straight sets alongside mixed doubles partner, America’s Bethanie Mattek-Sands. The pair defended their title with a 6-2, 6-3 win over top seeds Taiwan’s Chan Hao-ching and New Zealand’s Michael Venus.
The duo made history, when Murray became the first man in the Open era to win three successive mixed titles at Flushing Meadows, making this his seventh Grand Slam victory, while the 34 year-old American won his ninth Grand Slam doubles titles.