The US Open is one of the major tennis Grand Slam competitions that is continuously competed by players on both the WTA and ATP Tours, with the very best female and male players continuing to try and win the final majors of the season.
US Open tennis is incredibly popular as a sports betting event, which is why our BetStarWager experts have provided this dedicated page about the tennis tournament. You can check out our tennis betting page for more information on how and where you can place bets on the US Open. You can also visit our ATP page for more info on the men’s tour, and our WTA page to learn more about the women’s tour.
What is the US Open and how does it operate?
The US Open tennis competition is the final of the four major Grand Slams that is competed for each season and is a competition that is played on a hard court surface. It is the modern version of one of the world’s oldest tournaments and was initially founded in 1881.
Interestingly, the US Open has not always been played on a hard court, with previous editions in years gone by having been played across a variety of surfaces, such as clay and even grass. The current type of surface that it is currently being played on has been used as the format’s choice since 1978, though.
There is a total of five primary competitions that take place on the US Open schedule, with the two Singles competitions being followed by the three various Doubles matches; Single Gender Doubles and Mixed Doubles.
When is the US Open and Where is it played?
The US Open schedule is one that is busy and can be hectic for sports bettors, although it is one that is rather easy to get to grips with when placing a wager on the event.
This is because both the WTA and the ATP US Open schedules follow the same time period, with the competition starting on the final Monday of August and running for a period of two weeks.
The event is typically played at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, which has also been known as Flushing Meadows commonly, due to it taking part in that particular area of New York.
World-class players feature at the US Open
As mentioned, the US Open tennis competition is one that will continue to attract many of the world’s best players from both the WTA and the ATP.
There have been a number of world-class competitors to have graced the court in New York, with many previous champions and those who have been ranked World No. 1 at the time just amongst the few to have played tennis in this competition.
Current and Previous Winners of the US Open
When looking at the stars, it really is an impressive list, with Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andre Agassi, Rafael Nadal and Pete Sampras amongst the men on the ATP Tour who have managed to win, whilst the WTA Tour has featured female stars such as Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber, Bianca Andreescu and Emma Raducanu amongst the Single’s winners in the female discipline.
Following the 2021 US Open, Daniil Medvedev and Emma Raducanu are the current champions, so their US Open results will definitely be the ones to look out for in the next edition of the competition.
The US Open is one of the biggest tennis competitions on the ATP and WTP schedules each year and one that many bettors will look forward to each year.
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