2010 U.S. Open Guide

The 2010 U.S. Tennis Open will take place between August 30 and September 12 this year in New York City.

For more information on this Grand Slam event, we’ve put together a viewing guide complete with schedules, odds and much more.

Bet the 2010 U.S. Open

Event: 129th U.S. Open

Dates: August 30 - September 12

Category: Grand Slam

Location: Queens - New York City

Venue: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Surface: DecoTurf – outdoors

Prize Money: $21,600,000

Odds: Men's Odds | Women's Odds

TV Broadcast: CBS, ESPN, Tennis Channel (2009) – more details to come

2009 Champions

Men’s Singles: Juan Martin del Potro

Women’s Singles: Kim Clijsters

Men’s Doubles: Lukas Dlouhy and Leander Paes

Women’s Doubles: Serena Williams and Venus Williams

Mixed Doubles: Carly Gullickson and Travis Parrott

U.S. Open General Information:

Since 1987, the U.S. Open has always been the fourth and final Grand Slam of the tennis tournament each year. It’s held annually in late August and early September over a two-week period and the main tournament consists of five different event championships: men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles, and mixed doubles. There are additional tournaments each year for senior, junior and wheelchair players.

The U.S. Open has final-set tiebreaks, where as the other three Grand Sam tournaments, the deciding set (fifth for men and third for women) continues until it is won by two games. This makes the U.S. Open a little unique and different from the other Grand Slam events throughout the year.

The winners of the singles tournaments (Juan Martin del Potro and Kim Clijsters) took up $1,600,00 each in 2009.

Bet the 2010 U.S. Open

Posted: 6/27/10 2:00PM ET

Updated: 8/23/10 12:00PM ET

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