The Sports Almanac

Men's U.S. Open



Through 2016 U.S. Open
U.S. Open Champions  Multiple Champions
YEAR
WINNER NATIONALITY
RUNNER-UP
NATIONALITY
SCORES
1881
Richard D. Sears
United States
William E. Glyn
United States
6-0, 6-3, 6-2
1882
Richard D. Sears
United States
Clarence M. Clark
United States
6-1, 6-4, 6-0
1883
Richard D. Sears
United States
James Dwight
United States
6-2, 6-0, 9-7
1884
Richard D. Sears
United States
Howard A. Taylor
United States
6-0, 1-6, 6-0, 6-2
1885
Richard D. Sears
United States
Godfrey M. Brinley
United States
6-3, 4-6, 6-0, 6-3
1886
Richard D. Sears
United States
R. Livingston Beeckman
United States
4-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-4
1887
Richard D. Sears
United States
Henry Slocum
United States
6-1, 6-3, 6-2
1888
Henry Slocum
United States
Howard A. Taylor
United States
6-4, 6-1, 6-0
1889
Henry Slocum
United States
Quincy Shaw
United States
6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2
1890
Oliver Campbell
United States
Henry Slocum
United States
6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
1891
Oliver Campbell
United States
Clarence Hobart
United States
2-6, 7-5, 7-9, 6-1, 6-2
1892
Oliver Campbell
United States
Fred Hovey
United States
7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5
1893
Robert Wrenn
United States
Fred Hovey
United States
6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
1894
Robert Wrenn
United States
Manliff Goodbody
United States
6-8, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4
1895
Fred Hovey
United States
Robert Wrenn
United States
6-3, 6-2, 6-4
1896
Robert Wrenn
United States
Fred Hovey
United States
7-5, 3-6, 6-0, 1-6, 6-1
1897
Robert Wrenn
United States
Wilberforce Eaves
United Kingdom
4-6, 8-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
1898
Malcolm Whitman
United States
Dwight F. Davis
United States
3-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-1
1899
Malcolm Whitman
United States
J. Parmly Paret
United States
6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5
1900
Malcolm Whitman
United States
William Larned
United States
6-4, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2
1901
William Larned
United States
Beals Wright
United States
6-2, 6-8, 6-4, 6-4
1902
William Larned
United States
Reginald Doherty
United Kingdom
4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 8-6
1903
Laurie Doherty
United Kingdom
William Larned
United States
6-0, 6-3, 10-8
1904
Holcombe Ward
United States
William Clothier
United States
10-8, 6-4, 9-7
1905
Beals C. Wright
United States
Holcombe Ward
United States
6-2, 6-1, 11-9
1906
William Clothier
United States
Beals Wright
United States
6-3, 6-0, 6-4
1907
William Larned
United States
Robert LeRoy
United States
6-2, 6-2, 6-4
1908
William Larned
United States
Beals Wright
United States
6-1, 6-2, 8-6
1909
William Larned
United States
William Clothier
United States
6-1, 6-2, 5-7, 1-6, 6-1
1910
William Larned
United States
Thomas C. Bundy
United States
6-1, 5-7, 6-0, 6-8, 6-1
1911
William Larned
United States
Maurice McLoughlin
United States
6-4, 6-4, 6-2
1912
Maurice McLoughlin
United States
Wallace F. Johnson
United States
3-6, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2
1913
Maurice McLoughlin
United States
R. Norris Williams
United States
6-4, 5-7, 6-3, 6-1
1914
R. Norris Williams
United States
Maurice McLoughlin
United States
6-3, 8-6, 10-8
1915
William Johnston
United States
Maurice McLoughlin
United States
1-6, 6-0, 7-5, 10-8
1916
R. Norris Williams
United States
William Johnston
United States
4-6, 6-4, 0-6, 6-2, 6-4
1917
Lindley Murray
United States
Nathanial W. Niles
United States
5-7, 8-6, 6-3, 6-3
1918
Lindley Murray
United States
Bill Tilden
United States
6-3, 6-1, 7-5
1919
William Johnston
United States
Bill Tilden
United States
6-4, 6-4, 6-3
1920
Bill Tilden
United States
William Johnston
United States
6-1, 1-6, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3
1921
Bill Tilden
United States
Wallace F. Johnson
United States
6-1, 6-3, 6-1
1922
Bill Tilden
United States
William Johnston
United States
4-6, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4
1923
Bill Tilden
United States
William Johnston
United States
6-4, 6-1, 6-4
1924
Bill Tilden
United States
William Johnston
United States
6-1, 9-7, 6-2
1925
Bill Tilden
United States
William Johnston
United States
4-6, 11-9, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
1926
Rene Lacoste
France
Jean Borotra
France
6-4, 6-0, 6-4
1927
Rene Lacoste
France
Bill Tilden
United States
11-9, 6-3, 11-9
1928
Henri Cochet
France
Francis Hunter
United States
4-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3
1929
Bill Tilden
United States
Francis Hunter
United States
3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
1930
John Doeg
United States
Frank Shields
United States
10-8, 1-6, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4
1931
Ellsworth Vines
United States
George Lott
United States
7-9, 6-3, 9-7, 7-5
1932
Ellsworth Vines
United States
Henri Cochet
France
6-4, 6-4, 6-4
1933
Fred Perry
United Kingdom
Jack Crawford
Australia
6-3, 11-13, 4-6, 6-0, 6-1
1934
Fred Perry
United Kingdom
Wilmer Allison
United States
6-4, 6-3, 1-6, 8-6
1935
Wilmer Allison
United States
Sidney Wood
United States
6-2, 6-2, 6-3
1936
Fred Perry
United States
Don Budge
United States
2-6, 6-2, 8-6, 1-6, 10-8
1937
Don Budge
United States
Gottfried von Cramm
Germany
6-1, 7-9, 6-1, 3-6, 6-1
1938
Don Budge
United States
Gene Mako
United States
6-3, 6-8, 6-2, 6-1
1939
Bobby Riggs
United States
Welby van Horn
United States
6-4, 6-2, 6-4
1940
Donald McNeill
United States
Bobby Riggs
United States
4-6, 6-8, 6-3, 6-3, 7-5
1941
Bobby Riggs
United States
Frank Kovacs
United States
5-7, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3
1942
Ted Schroeder
United States
Fred Parker
United States
8-6, 7-5, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2
1943
Joseph R. Hunt
United States
Jack Kramer
United States
6-3, 6-8, 10-8, 6-0
1944
Frank Parker
United States
William Talbert
United States
6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
1945
Frank Parker
United States
William Talbert
United States
14-12, 6-1, 6-2
1946
Jack Kramer
United States
Tom Brown, Jr.
United States
9-7, 6-3, 6-0
1947
Jack Kramer
United States
Frank Parker
United States
4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-0, 6-3
1948
Pancho Gonzalez
United States
Eric W. Sturgess
United States
6-2, 6-3, 14-12
1949
Pancho Gonzalez
United States
Ted Schroeder
United States
16-18, 2-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4
1950
Art Larsen
United States
Herb Flam
United States
6-3, 4-6, 5-7, 6-4, 6-3
1951
Frank Sedgman
Australia
Vic Seixas
United States
6-4, 6-1, 6-1
1952
Frank Sedgman
Australia
Gardnar Mulloy
United States
6-1, 6-2, 6-3
1953
Tony Trabert
United States
Vic Seixas
United States
6-3, 6-2, 6-3
1954
Vic Seixas
United States
Rex Hartwig
United States
3-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-4
1955
Tony Trabert
United States
Ken Rosewall
Australia
9-7, 6-3, 6-3
1956
Ken Rosewall
Australia
Lew Hoad
Australia
4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3
1957
Malcolm Anderson
Australia
Ashley Cooper
Australia
10-8, 7-5, 6-4
1958
Ashley Cooper
Australia
Malcolm Anderson
Australia
6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 10-8, 8-6
1959
Neale Fraser
Australia
Alex Olmedo
Peru
6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4
1960
Neale Fraser
Australia
Rod Laver
Australia
6-4, 6-4, 9-7
1961
Roy Emerson
Australia
Rod Laver
Australia
7-5, 6-3, 6-2
1962
Rod Laver
Australia
Roy Emerson
Australia
6-2, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
1963
Rafael Osuna
Mexico
Frank Froehling
United States
7-5, 6-4, 6-2
1964
Roy Emerson
Australia
Fred Stolle
Australia
6-4, 6-2, 6-4
1965
Manuel Santana
Spain
Cliff Drysdale
South Africa
6-2, 7-9, 7-5, 6-1
1966
Fred Stolle
Australia
John Newcombe
Australia
4-6, 12-10, 6-3, 6-4
1967
John Newcombe
Australia
Clark Graebner
United States
6-4, 6-4, 8-6
1968
Arthur Ashe
United States
Tom Okker
Netherlands
14-12, 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
1969
Rod Laver
Australia
Tony Roche
Australia
7-9, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2
1970
Ken Rosewall
Australia
Tony Roche
Australia
2-6, 6-4, 7-6(2), 6-3
1971
Stan Smith
United States
Jan Kodes
Czechoslovakia
3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6
1972
Ilie Nastase
Romania
Arthur Ashe
United States
3-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3
1973
John Newcombe
Australia
Jan Kodes
Czechoslovakia
6-4, 1-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
1974
Jimmy Connors
United States
Ken Rosewall
Australia
6-1, 6-0, 6-1
1975
Manuel Orantes
Spain
Jimmy Connors
United States
6-4, 6-3, 6-4
1976
Jimmy Connors
United States
Bjorn Borg
Sweden
6-4, 3-6, 7-6(9), 6-4
1977
Guillermo Vilas
Argentina
Jimmy Connors
United States
2-6, 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-0
1978
Jimmy Connors
United States
Bjorn Borg
Sweden
6-4, 6-2, 6-2
1979
John McEnroe
United States
Vitas Gerulaitis
United States
7-5, 6-3, 6-3
1980
John McEnroe
United States
Bjorn Borg
Sweden
7-6(7-4), 6-1, 6-7(5-7), 5-7, 6-4
1981
John McEnroe
United States
Bjorn Borg
Sweden
4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3
1982
Jimmy Connors
United States
Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia
6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
1983
Jimmy Connors
United States
Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia
6-3, 6-7(2-7), 7-5, 6-0
1984
John McEnroe
United States
Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia
6-3, 6-4, 6-1
1985
Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia
John McEnroe
United States
7-6(7-1), 6-3, 6-4
1986
Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia
Miloslav Mecir
Czechoslovakia
6-4, 6-2, 6-0
1987
Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia
Mats Wilander
Sweden
6-7(7-9), 6-0, 7-6(7-4), 6-4
1988
Mats Wilander
Sweden
Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia
6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
1989
Boris Becker
West Germany
Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia
7-6(7-2), 1-6, 6-3, 7-6(7-4)
1990
Pete Sampras
United States
Andre Agassi
United States
6-4, 6-3, 6-2
1991
Stefan Edberg
Sweden
Jim Courier
United States
6-2, 6-4, 6-0
1992
Stefan Edberg
Sweden
Pete Sampras
United States
3-6, 6-4, 7-6(7-5), 6-2
1993
Pete Sampras
United States
Cedric Pioline
France
6-4, 6-4, 6-3
1994
Andre Agassi
United States
Michael Stich
Germany
6-1, 7-6(7-5), 7-5
1995
Pete Sampras
United States
Andre Agassi
United States
6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
1996
Pete Sampras
United States
Michael Chang
United States
6-1, 6-4, 7-6(7-3)
1997
Patrick Rafter
Australia
Greg Rusedski
United Kingdom
6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5
1998
Patrick Rafter
Australia
Mark Philippoussis
Australia
6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0
1999
Andre Agassi
United States
Todd Martin
United States
6-4, 6-7(5-7), 6-7(2-7), 6-3, 6-2
2000
Marat Safin
Russia
Pete Sampras
United States
6-4, 6-3, 6-3
2001
Lleyton Hewitt
Australia
Pete Sampras
United States
7-6(7-4), 6-1, 6-1
2002
Pete Sampras
United States
Andre Agassi
United States
6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
2003
Andy Roddick
United States
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Spain
6-3, 7-6(7-2), 6-3
2004
Roger Federer
Switzerland
Lleyton Hewitt
Australia
6-0, 7-6(7-3), 6-0
2005
Roger Federer
Switzerland
Andre Agassi
United States
6-3, 2-6, 7-6(7-1), 6-1
2006
Roger Federer
Switzerland
Andy Roddick
United States
6-2, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1
2007
Roger Federer
Switzerland
Novak Djokovic
Serbia
7-6(7-44), 7-6(7-2), 6-4
2008
Roger Federer
Switzerland
Andy Murray
United Kingdom
6-2, 7-5, 6-2
2009
Juan Martin del Potro
Argentina
Roger Federer
Switzerland
3-6, 7-6(7-55), 4-6, 7-6(7-4), 6-2
2010
Rafael Nadal
Spain
Novak Djokovic
Serbia
6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2
2011
Novak Djokovic
Serbia
Rafel Nadal
Spain
6-2, 6-4, 6-7(3-7), 6-1
2012
Andy Murray
Great Britain
Novak Djokovic
Serbia
7-6(12-10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2
2013
Rafael Nadal
Spain
Novak Djokovic
Serbia
6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
2014
Marin Cilic
Croatia
Kei Nishikori
Japan
6-3, 6-3, 6-3
2015
Novak Djokovic
Serbia
Roger Federer
Switzerland
6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4
2016
Stan Wawrinka
Switzerland
Novak Djokovic Serbia
6-7(1-7), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3

Multiple Champions 
U.S. Open Champions
Champion Nationality
Years
Wins
Richard D. Sears
United States
1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887
7
William Larned
United States
1901, 1902, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911
7
Bill Tilden
United States
1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1929
7
Jimmy Connors
United States
1974, 1976, 1978, 1982, 1983
5
Pete Sampras
United States
1990, 193, 1995, 1996, 2002
5
Roger Federer
Switzerland
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
5
Robert Wrenn
United States
1893, 1894, 1896, 1897
4
John McEnroe
United States
1979, 1980, 1981, 1984
4
Oliver Campbell
United States
1890, 191, 1892
3
Malcolm Whitman
United States
1898, 1899, 1900
3
Fred Perry
United Kingdom
1933, 1934, 1936
3
Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia
1985, 1986, 1987
3
Henry Slocum
United States
1888, 1889
2
Maurice McLoughlin
United States
1912, 1913
2
R. Norris Williams
United States
1914, 1916
2
Lindley Murray
United States
1917, 1918
2
William Johnston
United States
1915, 1919
2
Rene Lacoste
France
1926, 1927
2
Ellsworth Vines
United States
1931, 1932
2
Don Budge
United States
1937, 1938
2
Bobby Riggs
United States
1939, 1941
2
Frank Parker
United States
1944, 1945
2
Jack Kramer
United States
1946, 1947
2
Pancho Gonzalez
United States
1948, 1949
2
Frank Sedgman
Australia
1951, 1952
2
Tont Trabert
United States
1953, 1955
2
Neale Fraser
Australia
1959, 1960
2
Roy Emerson
Australia
1961, 1964
2
Rod Laver
Australia
1962, 1969
2
Ken Rosewall
Australia
1956, 1970
2
John Newcombe
Australia
1967, 1973
2
Stefan Edberg
Sweden
1991, 1992
2
Patrick Rafter
Australia
1997, 1998
2
Andre Agassi
United States
1994, 1999
2
Rafael Nadal
Spain
2010, 2013
2
Novak Djokovic
Serbia
2011, 2015
2