US Open Tennis Men’s Singles Winners (Open Era)

Below is a list of US Open Tennis Men’s Singles Winners from 1968 to 2021 (the Open Era).

In the Open era, there have been a total of 54 US Open Men’s Singles Finals played at Flushing Meadows in New York with 29 different players lifting the singles title.

The current defending US Open Men’s singles champion is Daniil Medvedev who beat Novak Djokovic 6–4, 6-4, 6-4 in the 2021 US Open Men’s Singles Final.

US Open Tennis Men's Singles Winners (Open Era)

US Open Men’s Singles Winners (Open Era)

YearWinnerRunner UpScore
2021Daniil MedvedevNovak Djokovic6–4, 6–4, 6–4
2020Dominic ThiemAlexander Zverev2–6, 4–6, 6–4, 6–3, 7–6
2019Rafael NadalDaniil Medvedev7–5, 6–3, 5–7, 4–6, 6–4
2018Novak DjokovicJuan Martin del Potro6–3, 7–6, 6–3
2017Rafael NadalKevin Anderson6–3, 6–3, 6–4
2016Stan WawrinkaNovak Djokovic6–7, 6–4, 7–5, 6–3
2015Novak DjokovicRoger Federer6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
2014Marin CilicKei Nishikori6–3, 6–3, 6–3
2013Rafael NadalNovak Djokovic6–2, 3–6, 6–4, 6–1
2012Andy MurrayNovak Djokovic7–6, 7–5, 2–6, 3–6, 6–2
2011Novak DjokovicRafael Nadal6–2, 6–4, 6–7, 6–1
2010Rafael NadalNovak Djokovic6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–2
2009Juan Martín del PotroRoger Federer3–6, 7–6, 4–6, 7–6, 6–2
2008Roger FedererAndy Murray6–2, 7–5, 6–2
2007Roger FedererNovak Djokovic7–6, 7–6, 6–4
2006Roger FedererAndy Roddick6–2, 4–6, 7–5, 6–1
2005Roger FedererAndre Agassi6–3, 2–6, 7–6, 6–1
2004Roger FedererLleyton Hewitt6–0, 7–6, 6–0
2003Andy RoddickJuan Carlos Ferrero6–3, 7–6, 6–3
2002Pete SamprasAndre Agassi6–3, 6–4, 5–7, 6–4
2001Lleyton HewittPete Sampras7–6, 6–1, 6–1
2000Marat SafinPete Sampras6–4, 6–3, 6–3
1999Andre AgassiTodd Martin6–4, 6–7, 6–7, 6–3, 6–2
1998Patrick RafterMark Philippoussis6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 6–0
1997Patrick RafterGreg Rusedski6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5
1996Pete SamprasMichael Chang6–1, 6–4, 7–6
1995Pete SamprasAndre Agassi6–4, 6–3, 4–6, 7–5
1994Andre AgassiMichael Stich6–1, 7–6, 7–5
1993Pete SamprasCédric Pioline6–4, 6–4, 6–3
1992Stefan EdbergPete Sampras3–6, 6–4, 7–6, 6–2
1991Stefan EdbergJim Courier6–2, 6–4, 6–0
1990Pete SamprasAndre Agassi6–4, 6–3, 6–2
1989Boris BeckerIvan Lendl7–6, 1–6, 6–3, 7–6
1988Mats WilanderIvan Lendl6–4, 4–6, 6–3, 5–7, 6–4
1987Ivan LendlMats Wilander6–7, 6–0, 7–6, 6–4
1986Ivan LendlMiloslav Mecir6–4, 6–2, 6–0
1985Ivan LendlJohn McEnroe7–6, 6–3, 6–4
1984John McEnroeIvan Lendl6–3, 6–4, 6–1
1983Jimmy ConnorsIvan Lendl6–3, 6–7, 7–5, 6–0
1982Jimmy ConnorsIvan Lendl6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 6–4
1981John McEnroeBjörn Borg4–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–3
1980John McEnroeBjörn Borg7–6, 6–1, 6–7, 5–7, 6–4
1979John McEnroeVitas Gerulaitis7–5, 6–3, 6–3
1978Jimmy ConnorsBjörn Borg6–4, 6–2, 6–2
1977Guillermo VilasJimmy Connors2–6, 6–3, 7–6, 6–0
1976Jimmy ConnorsBjörn Borg6–4, 3–6, 7–6, 6–4
1975Manuel OrantesJimmy Connors6–4, 6–3, 6–3
1974Jimmy ConnorsKen Rosewall6–1, 6–0, 6–1
1973John NewcombeJan Kodeš6–4, 1–6, 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
1972Ilie NastaseArthur Ashe3–6, 6–3, 6–7, 6–4, 6–3
1971Stan SmithJan Kodeš3–6, 6–3, 6–2, 7–6
1970Ken RosewallTony Roche2–6, 6–4, 7–6, 6–3
1969Rod LaverTony Roche7–9, 6–1, 6–2, 6–2
1968Arthur AsheTom Okker14–12, 5–7, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3

Most US Open Men’s Singles Titles (Open Era)

ATP PlayerSingles Titles
Jimmy Connors5
Pete Sampras5
Roger Federer5
John McEnroe4
Rafael Nadal4
Ivan Lendl3
Novak Djokovic3
Andre Agassi2
Patrick Rafter2
Stefan Edberg2
Andy Murray1
Andy Roddick1
Arthur Ashe1
Boris Becker1
Daniil Medvedev1
Dominic Thiem1
Guillermo Vilas1
Ilie Năstase1
John Newcombe1
Juan Martín del Potro1
Ken Rosewall1
Lleyton Hewitt1
Manuel Orantes1
Marat Safin1
Marin Čilić1
Mats Wilander1
Rod Laver1
Stan Smith1
Stan Wawrinka1

Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras, and Roger Federer currently jointly hold the record for most US Open Men’s Singles titles in the open era with five US Open singles titles each.

FAQ

What players have won the US Open men’s singles at least twice in the Open Era?

A total of 10 players have won the US Open men’s singles at least twice in the Open Era and they include Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras, Roger Federer, John McEnroe, Rafael Nadal, Ivan Lendl, Novak Djokovic, Andre Agassi, Patrick Rafter, and Stefan Edberg.

Who has won the US Open Men Singles Title five times?

Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras, and Roger Federer have each won the US Open Men Singles Title five times.

Which male player made eight consecutive finals at the US Open?

Ivan Lendl was in eight consecutive finals from 1982 to 1989, winning three times and finishing runner up in the other five.

Has a Canadian ever won the Men’s Singles Title at the US Open?

To date, no Canadian has won the Men’s Singles Title at the US Open.

How many US Open Singles Titles has Federer won?

Roger Federer has won a total of five US Open Singles Titles (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008.

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