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US open which is termed as United States Open Tennis Championships is the fourth among the major tennis grand slams according to the period of conduction of event. This is held during the months of August and September for about two week period. The different event championships which are conducted are men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles, and mixed doubles. In addition to these, senior, junior and wheel chair tournaments will also be conducted. US open tennis tournament is conducted at the acrylic hard courts. USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens of New York City is the venue for this auspicious event.
The US open 2009 was conducted at outdoor hard courts. It was conducted during the time interval of August 31 to September 14, 2009. The tournament featured night matches similar to the Australian Open.
When we consider the case of women’s singles for the year 2009, 2005 US Open Women’s singles Champion Kim Clijsters again won the 2009 US Open women’s singles Championship. During the men’s singles final, Roger Federer the champion of tennis was defeated by Argentina player Juan Martin del Potro.
When we consider mens doubles Lukas Dlouhy and Leander Paes are the winners of the men’s double championship. In the women’s doubles serena Williams and Venus Williams won the Championship.
The mixed double winners are Carly Gullickson and Travis Parrott.
If we consider the major players, The person who has won on all the surfaces in US open is Jimmy Corners and when we take the case of women Chris Evert is only player who had won two surfaces.
Thus many spectators are eager to see this major grand slam.