Victoria Chiesa /. Monday, August 23, 2021. Sixteen men and 16 women will earn main-draw berths for the 2021 US Open at the close of the 2021 US Open Qualifying Tournament, which begins Tuesday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. US Open qualifying will be closed to the public in the interest of health and safety.
Emma Raducanu defeated Leylah Fernandez in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, in the 2021 US Open women’s singles final, becoming the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam title. The 18-year-old champion did it without dropping a set in seven main-draw matches—10 including qualifying.
The men's and women's qualifying draws for the 2021 US Open can be found here. Check back for daily updates from the US Open.
The 2021 US Open – Women's Singles Qualifying was a series of tennis matches from 24 August 2021 to 27 August 2021 where 128 players competed to determine the 16 qualifiers into the main draw of the 2021 US Open women's singles tournament, and, if necessary, the lucky losers. Due to pandemic-related restrictions, the qualifying matches were not open to the public. For the first time in Major singles history, a qualifier, Emma Raducanu, went on to win the main tournament.
Philadelphia Lone Star are one win away from qualifying for the 2022 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup after a thrilling 2-1 extra time win over Vereinigung Erzgebirge in southwest Philadelphia on Sunday.
Men's Qualifying Wednesday Scores. Christopher Eubanks def. Daniel Elahi Galan, 6-3, 6-2; Mitchell Krueger def. Steven Diez, 6-3, 6-1; Christian Harrison def. Juan Ignacio Londero, 6-4, 6-2
The US Open qualifying event will be held for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The organizers decided drop it last year due to difficulties dealing with the sheer number of players participating in these four days of thrilling action. For hardcore tennis fans, this tends to be one of the most exciting weeks of the season.
The qualifying tournament consists of single elimination matches playing to the best-of-three tie-breaking sets. Winning the qualifying tournament is only the first step toward getting into the U.S. Open. Winners of the men's and women's singles at each qualifying tournament will receive wild card entry into the U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament.