SportsHub Tennis: 2023 US Open Recap

Welcome to Sports Hub’s 2023 US Open recap. If you want to relive the 143rd edition of the iconic tennis Grand Slam event, you have certainly come to the right place. 

Novak Djokovic won a record-extending 24th men’s singles major title in New York, defeating Daniil Medvedev in the final. Meanwhile, Coco Gauff beat Aryna Sabalenka in the women’s singles final to clinch her first-ever major title. 

With a total of 18 events on the schedule, champions of all ages were crowned in September. Keep reading our 2023 US Open recap to reminisce about the memorable tournament. 

List of 2023 US Open Champions 

What better way to begin our 2023 US Open recap than by celebrating all the champions? 24 players triumphed across 18 events in New York, with three players winning titles in two separate events. 

  • Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic 
  • Women’s Singles: Coco Gauff 
  • Men’s Doubles: Rajeev Ram & Joe Salisbury 
  • Women’s Doubles: Gabriela Dabrowski & Erin Routliffe 
  • Wheelchair Men’s Singles: Alfie Hewett 
  • Wheelchair Women’s Singles: Diede de Groot 
  • Wheelchair Quad Singles: Sam Schroder 
  • Wheelchair Men’s Doubles: Stephane Houdet & Takashi Sanada 
  • Wheelchair Women’s Doubles: Yui Kamiji & Kgothatso Montjane 
  • Wheelchair Quad Doubles: Sam Schroder & Niels Vink 
  • Wheelchair Boys’ Singles: Dahnon Ward 
  • Wheelchair Girls’ Singles: Ksenia Chasteau 
  • Wheelchair Boys’ Doubles: Joshua Johns & Dahnon Ward 
  • Wheelchair Girls’ Doubles: Ksenia Chasteau & Maylee Phelps 
  • Boys’ Singles: Joao Fonseca 
  • Girls’ Singles: Katherine Hui 
  • Boys’ Doubles: Max Dahlin & Oliver Ojakaar 
  • Girls’ Doubles: Mara Gae & Anastasiia Gureva 

As we know, Djokovic and Gauff won the men’s singles title and women’s singles title, respectively. The men’s doubles event was won by Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury, while Gabriela Dabrowski and Erin Routliffe claimed the women’s doubles title. 

Featuring in his fourth Grand Slam final of the year, Alfie Hewett won the wheelchair men’s singles event, picking up his 26th major title in the process. Meanwhile, the unstoppable Diede de Groot won the wheelchair women’s singles event to secure her 37th major title. 

Sam Schroder triumphed in both the wheelchair quad singles event and the wheelchair squad doubles event. There were also multiple victories for Dahnon Ward and Ksenia Chasteau, who both dominated two wheelchair events.

Tennis bettors should also keep a close eye on Joao Fonseca and Katherine Hui in the coming years. 17-year-old Fonseca won the boys’ singles event in New York, while 18-year-old Hui won the girls’ singles event without dropping a single set throughout the tournament. 

What We Learned From the 2023 US Open 

In this section of our 2023 US Open recap, you cover all the biggest stories from the tournament. The 143rd edition of the US Open served up tons of memorable moments, with records tumbling in numerous events. 

In addition to winning a record-extending 24th men’s singles major title, Djokovic equalled Margaret Court’s all-time record of major singles titles by either sex. At 36 years and 111 days, Djokovic also became the oldest US Open men’s singles champion in the Open Era. 

The men’s singles event also waved goodbye to former world No. 8 John Isner, who played his final professional match in New York. Isner’s farewell tournament ended in disappointment, though, as he suffered a second-round defeat to Michael Mmoh. 

As for the women’s singles event, Gauff became the first American teenager to win the title since Serena Williams in 1999. Interestingly, this was also the first major since the 2019 US Open to feature eight seeded quarterfinalists. 

No 2023 US Open recap would be complete without a special mention for Diede de Groot. Remarkably, the 26-year-old Dutchwoman has now won each of the previous 10 wheelchair women’s singles majors, cementing her status among the greatest tennis players on the planet. 

Updated Rankings – 2023 US Open Recap 

The recent results in New York have led to shifts in both the ATP and WTA rankings. Before we wrap up our 2023 US Open recap, let’s look at the updated rankings for both men’s singles and women’s singles events. 

LATEST ATP SINGLES RANKINGS (TOP 10) 

  1. Novak Djokovic (11,795) 
  2. Carlos Alcaraz (8,535) 
  3. Daniil Medvedev (7,280) 
  4. Holger Rune (4,710) 
  5. Stefanos Tsitsipas (4,615) 
  6. Andrey Rublev (4,515) 
  7. Jannik Sinner (4,465) 
  8. Taylor Fritz (4,465) 
  9. Casper Ruud (3,560) 
  10. Alexander Zverev (3,030) 

Djokovic has returned to the summit of the ATP singles rankings, overtaking Carlos Alcaraz, who failed to defend his US Open title after losing to Medvedev in the semifinals. 

Stefanos Tsitsipas, Andrey Rublev and Alexander Zverev have climbed two places in the rankings, with Taylor Fritz moving up one place. On the flip side, Casper Ruud has dropped four places after suffering a shock second-round loss to China’s Zhang Zhizhen. 

LATEST WTA SINGLES RANKINGS (TOP 10) 

  1. Aryna Sabalenka (9,266) 
  2. Iga Swiatek (8,195) 
  3. Coco Gauff (6,165) 
  4. Elena Rybakina (5,780) 
  5. Jessica Pegula (5,755) 
  6. Marketa Vondrousova (3,830) 
  7. Ons Jabeur (3,771) 
  8. Karolina Muchova (3,765) 
  9. Maria Sakkari (3,525) 
  10. Caroline Garcia (3,050) 

Despite losing the final in New York, Sabalenka has overtaken Iga Swiatek at the summit of the WTA singles rankings. This season, Sabalenka became the first woman to reach at least the semifinals of all four majors since 2016. 

Gauff has climbed three places thanks to her triumph, while Marketa Vondrousova has also moved up three spots. Jessica Pegula and Ons Jabeur are the biggest losers in the latest rankings, as they both dropped two places following below-par campaigns in NY. 

2023 US Open Recap Summary 

That concludes our 2023 US Open recap. We hope that you enjoyed reliving the tournament with us, and we also hope that you can use the information to aid your future tennis bets. 

The first major of next season – the 2024 Australian Open – takes place in January. Djokovic will bid to defend his men’s singles title, while Sabalenka will aim to defend her women’s singles crown. 

Although the next major is four months away, you don’t have to wait long to bet on tennis again. With several events taking place between now and the Aussie Open, be sure to stick with Sports Hub for more tennis predictions and picks. 

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