Tennis:US Open Records

The US Open has been contested since 1881 for men and 1887 for women. It became open to professional players in 1968  and the distinction is made in the lists below.

Winner of most Men’s Singles titles
Before 1968:

7 Richard Sears  1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887
7 Bill Larned 1901, 1902, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911
7 Bill Tilden 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1929

After 1967:

5 Jimmy Connors  1974, 1976, 1978, 1982, 1983
5 Pete Sampras 1990, 1993, 1995, 1996, 2002
5 Roger Federer 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Winner of most
Men’s Doubles titles Before 1968:

6 Richard Sears  1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887
6 James Dwight 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887
6 Holcombe Ward 1899, 1900, 1901, 1904, 1905, 1906

After 1967:

4 Bob Lutz  1968, 1974, 1978, 1980
4 Stan Smith 1968, 1974, 1978, 1980
4 John McEnroe 1979, 1981, 1983, 1989

Winner of most Mixed Doubles titles – Men

Before 1968:

4 Bill Tilden  1913, 1914, 1922, 1923
4 Bill Talbert 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946

After 1967:

3 Todd Woodbridge  1990, 1993, 2001
3 Bob Bryan 2003, 2004, 2006

Winner of most Championships

Before 1968: Bill Tilden 16 1913–1929 (7 singles, 5 men’s doubles, 4 mixed doubles)

After 1967: John McEnroe 8 1979–1989 (4 singles, 4 men’s doubles)

Women since 1887
Winner of most Women’s Singles titles

Before 1968: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory 8 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1926
After 1967: Chris Evert 6 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982

Winner of most Women’s Doubles titles

Before 1968: Margaret Osborne duPont 13 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1955, 1956, 1957
After 1967: Martina Navratilova 9 1977, 1978, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990

Winner of most Mixed Doubles titles –

Women All-time: Margaret Osborne duPont 8 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1958, 1959, 1960
Margaret Court 8 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1970, 1972

After 1967:

Margaret Court 3 1969, 1970, 1972
Billie Jean King 3 1971, 1973, 1976
Martina Navratilova 3 1985, 1987, 2006

Winner of most Championships

All-time: Margaret Osborne duPont 25 1941–1960 (3 singles, 13 women’s doubles, 9 mixed doubles)
Margaret Court 18 1961-1975 (5 singles, 5 women’s doubles, 8 mixed doubles)
After 1967: Martina Navratilova 16 1977–2006 (4 singles, 9 women’s doubles, 3 mixed doubles)

Youngest winner (singles)

Men: Pete Sampras 19 years and 1 month
Women: Tracy Austin 16 years and 8 months

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