The 2013 US Open tennis Championships have been the final Grand Slam tournament held each year since 1987. US Open is also known as “The Open” and is unique amongst the four Grand Slam tournaments because it is the only Grand Slam that plays a tiebreak to decide the final set in singles.
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Follow the US Open on Twitter the official handle is @USOpen and the official 2013 hashtags are #uso13 and #USopen. To “Like” the official Facebook page paste: http://www.facebook.com/usopentennis into your address bar then click “Like” once you are there.
The US Open is held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York on Deco Turf hard courts. The centre court at the US Open is called Arthur Ashe Stadium and holds 23,700 spectators, the total prize money for 2012 is US$ 16,936,000 and this tournament was first held in 1881.
This tournament is one of the the “BIG 14″ MAJOR prestigious events for both the men and the women. The 2013 edition of The Open runs from the first day of qualifying on Tuesday 20 August through to Monday 9 September for the Men’s Singles Final.
The 2012 women’s singles champion was No.4 seed Serena WILLIAMS who defeated No.1 seed Victoria AZARENKA in the final 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 to win 2,000 WTA ranking points. The 2012 singles champion was Andy MURRAY who defeated defending champion Novak DJOKOVIC in the final 7-6 (12-10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 to win 2,000 ATP ranking points.