US Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1881-2017

US Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1881-2017

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A US Open Men’s Doubles Tournament Since 1996

Victor P Taffa

There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam.

Grand Slam itinerary consists of

  • Australian Open in mid January,
  • French Open in May and June,
  • Wimbledon in July,
  • US Open in August and September.

Each Major Championship is played over a 2 week period.

Major Championships Surfaces played on

  • Australian Open played on hard court,
  • French Open played on clay,
  • Wimbledon is played on grass,
  • US Opens are played on hard court.

Years That Each Major Championships began:

  • Australian Open in 1905,
  • French Open in 1891,
  • Wimbledon in 1877,
  • US Open in 1881.

Term Grand Slam, without qualification, and also originally, refers to the achievement of winning all 4 major championships within a single calendar year within one of the 5 events:

  • Men’s singles;
  • Women’s singles;
  • Men’s doubles;
  • Women’s doubles;
  • Mixed doubles.

In doubles, one team may accomplish a Grand Slam playing together or one player may achieve it with different partners.

However the Doubles Winners listed contains Australian Doubles Pairings only.

 

Australia’s Recent Tennis Major Championship Winners

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Male Singles Winners include:

Australian Open         French Open                    Wimbledon                              US Open

1976 Mark Edmondson        1969 Rod Laver               2002 Lleyton Hewitt                  2001 Lleyton Hewitt

1975 John Newcombe             1968 Ken Rosewall           1987 Pat Cash                               1998 Patrick Rafter

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Female Singles Winners include:

Australian Open               French Open                   Wimbledon                                   US Open

1978 Chris O’Neill                  1973 Margaret Court         1980 Evonne Goolagong                 2011 Samantha Stosur

1977 Kerry Melville Reid       1971 Evonne Goolagong      1971 Evonne Goolagong               1973 Margaret Court

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Male Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open                French Open                          Wimbledon                              US Open

1997 Todd Woodbridge         2000 Todd Woodbridge             2000 Todd Woodbridge         1996 Todd Woodbridge

1997 Mark Woodforde           2000 Mark Woodforde               2000 Mark Woodforde           1996 Mark Woodforde

1992 Todd Woodbridge         1985 Mark Edmondson            1997 Todd Woodbridge            1995 Todd Woodbridge

1992 Mark Woodforde           1985 Kim Warwick                    1997 Mark Woodforde               1995 Mark Woodforde

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Female Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open            French Open                           Wimbledon                                  US Open

1979 Judy Chaloner          1966 Margaret Court                   1978 Kerry Melville Reid                1970 Margaret Court

1979 Dianne Evers            1966 Judy Tegart Dalton             1978 Wendy Turnbull                    1970 Judy Tegart Dalton

1977 Evonne Cawley         1965 Margaret Court                  1969 Margaret Court                  1963 Robyn Ebbern

1977 Helen Cawley          1965 Lesley Turner Bowrey        1969 Judy Tegart Dalton            1963 Margaret Court

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Mixed Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open          French Open                Wimbledon                                                US Open

2013 Jarmila Gajdosova    1972 Evonne Goolagong-Cawley    1991 Elizabeth Sayers Smylie    2001 Rennae Stubbs

2013 Matthew Ebden         1972 Kim Warwick                 1991 John Fitzgerald                     2001 Todd Woodbridge

2005 Samantha Stosur         1965 Margaret Court                1968 Margaret Court                1992 Nicole Provis

2005 Scott Draper                   1965 Ken Fletcher                     1968 Ken Fletcher                      1992 Mark Woodforde

 

Champions By Year

Year    US Open

Men’s Doubles Started in 1881

2017    Jean Julien Rojer (NET)

            Horia Tecau (ROM)

2016    Jamie Murray (UK)

            Bruno Soares (BRA)

2015    Pierre-Hughes Herbert (FRA)

            Nicolas Mahut (FRA)

2014    Bob Bryan (USA)

            Mike Bryan (USA)

2013    Leander Paes (IND)

            Radek Stepanek (CZE)

2012    Bob Bryan (USA)

            Mike Bryan (USA)

2011    Jurgen Melzer (AU)

            Philipp Petzschner (GER)

2010    Bob Bryan (USA)

            Mike Bryan (USA)

2009    Lukas Dlouhy (CZE)

            Leander Paes (IND)

2008    Bob Bryan (USA)

            Mike Bryan (USA)

2007    Simon Aspelin (SWE)

            Julian Knowle (AU)

2006    Martin Damm (CZE)

            Leander Paes (IND)

2005    Bob Bryan (USA)

            Mike Bryan (USA)

2004    Mark Knowles (BAH)

            Daniel Nestor (CAN)

2003    Jonas Bjorkman (SWE)

            Todd Woodbridge (AUS)

2002    Mahesh Bhupathi (IND)

            Max Mirnyi (BEL)

2001    Wayne Black (ZIM)

            Kevin Ullyett (ZIM)

2000    Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)

            Max Mirnyi (BEL)

1999    Sebastien Lareau (CAN)

            Alex O’Brien (USA)

1998    Sandon Stolle (AUS)

            Cyril Suk (CZE)

1997    Yevgeny Kafelnikov (RUS)

            Daniel Vacek (CZE)

1996    Todd Woodbridge (AUS)

            Mark Woodforde (AUS)

1995    Todd Woodbridge (AUS)

            Mark Woodforde (AUS)

1994    Jacco Eltingh (NET)

            Paul Haarhuis (NET)

1993    Ken Flach (USA)

            Rick Leach (USA)

1992    Jim Grabb (USA)

            Richey Reneberg (USA)

1991    John Fitzgerald (AUS)

            Anders Jarryd (SWE)

1990    Pieter Aldrich (SA)

            Danie Visser (SA)

1989    John McEnroe (USA)

            Mark Woodforde (AUS)

1988    Sergio Casal (SPA)

            Emilio Sanchez (SPA)

1987    Stefan Edberg (SWE)

            Anders Jarryd (SWE)

1986    Andres Gomez (ECU)

            Slobodan Zivojinovic (YUG)

1985    Ken Flach (USA)

            Robert Seguso (USA)

1984    John Fitzgerald (AUS)

            Tomas Smid (CZE)

1983    Peter Fleming (USA)

            John McEnroe (USA)

1982    Kevin Curren (SA)

            Steve Denton (USA)

1981    Peter Fleming (USA)

            John McEnroe (USA)

1980    Robert Lutz (USA)

            Stan Smith (USA)

1979    Peter Fleming (USA)

            John McEnroe (USA)

1978    Robert Lutz (USA)

            Stan Smith (USA)

1977    Bob Hewitt (SA)

            Frew McMillan (SA)

1976    Marty Riessen (USA)

            Tom Okker (NET)

1975    Jimmy Connors (USA)

            Ilie Nastase (ROM)

1974    Robert Lutz (USA)

            Stan Smith (USA)

1973    Owen Davidson (AUS)

            John Newcombe (AUS)

1972    Cliff Drysdale (SA)

            Roger Taylor (UK)

1971    John Newcombe (AUS)

            Roger Taylor (UK)

1970    Pierre Barthes (FRA)

            Nikola Pilie (YUG)

1969    Ken Rosewall (AUS)

            Fred Stolle (AUS)

1968    Robert Lutz (USA)

            Stan Smith (USA)

Open Era Tennis Begins May 1968

1967    John Newcombe (AUS)

            Tony Roche (AUS)

1966    Roy Emerson (AUS)

            Fred Stolle (AUS)

1965    Roy Emerson (AUS)

            Fred Stolle (AUS)

1964    Chuck McKinley (USA)

            Dennis Ralston (USA)

1963    Chuck McKinley (USA)

            Dennis Ralston (USA)

1962    Rafael Osuna (MEX)

            Antonio Palafox (MEX)

1961    Chuck McKinley (USA)

            Dennis Ralston (USA)

1960    Neale Fraser (AUS)

            Roy Emerson (AUS)

1959    Neale Fraser (AUS)

            Roy Emerson (AUS)

1958    Alex Olmedo (USA)

            Hamilton Richardson (USA)

1957    Neale Fraser (AUS)

            Ashley Cooper (AUS)           

1956    Lew Hoad (AUS)

            Ken Rosewall (AUS)

1955    Kosei Kamo (JAP)

            Atsushi Miyagi (JAP)

1954    Vic Seixas (USA)

            Tony Trabert (USA)

1953    Rex Hartwig (AUS)

            Mervyn Rose (AUS)

1952    Mervyn Rose (AUS)

            Vic Seixas (USA)

1951    Ken McGregor (AUS)           

            Frank Sedgman (AUS)

1950    John Bromwich (AUS)

            Frank Sedgman (AUS)

1949    John Bromwich (AUS)

            Billy Sidwell (AUS)

1948    Gardnar Mulloy (USA)

            William Talbert (USA)

1947    Jack Kramer (USA)

            Fred Schroeder (USA)

1946    Gardnar Mulloy (USA)

            William Talbert (USA)

1945    Gardnar Mulloy (USA)

            William Talbert (USA)

1944    Don Mcneill (USA)

            Bob Falkenburg (USA)

1943    Jack Kramer (USA)

            Frank Parker (USA)

1942    Gardnar Mulloy (USA)

            William Talbert (USA)

1941    Jack Kramer (USA)

            Fred Schroeder (USA)

1940    Jack Kramer (USA)

            Fred Schroeder (USA)

1939    Adrian Quist (AUS)

            John Bromwich (AUS)

1938    Don Budge (USA)

            Gene Mako (USA)

1937    Gottfried von Cramm (NAZ)

            Henner Henkel (NAZ)

1936    Don Budge (USA)

            Gene Mako (USA)

1935    Wilmer Allison (USA)

            John Van Ryn (USA)

1934    George Lott (USA)

            Lester Stoefen (USA)

1933    George Lott (USA)

            Lester Stoefen (USA)

1932    Ellsworth Vines (USA)

            Keith Gledhill (AUS)

1931    Wilmer Allison (USA)

            John Van Ryn (USA)

1930    George Lott (USA)

            John Doeg (USA)

1929    George Lott (USA)

            John Doeg (USA)

1928    George Lott (USA)

            John Hennessey (USA)

1927    Bill Tilden (USA)

            Frank Hunter (USA)

1926    Richard Williams (USA)

            Vincent Richards (USA)

1925    Richard Williams (USA)

            Vincent Richards (USA)

1924    Howard Kinsey (USA)

            Robert Kinsey (USA)

1923    Bill Tilden (USA)

            Brian Norton (SA)

1922    Bill Tilden (USA)

            Vincent Richards (USA)

1921    Bill Tilden (USA)

            Vincent Richards (USA)

1920    William Johnston (USA)

            Clarence Griffin (USA)

1919    Norman Brookes (Aus)

            Gerald Patterson (AUS)

1918    Bill Tilden (USA)

            Vincent Richards (USA)

1917    Fred Alexander (USA)

            Harold Throckmorton (USA)

1916    William Johnston (USA)

            Clarence Griffin (USA)

1915    William Johnston (USA)

            Clarence Griffin (USA)

1914    Maurice McLoughlin (USA)

            Thomas Bundy (USA)

1913    Maurice McLoughlin (USA)

            Thomas Bundy (USA)

1912    Maurice McLoughlin (USA)

            Thomas Bundy (USA)

1911    Raymond Little (USA)

            Gustave Touchard (USA)

1910    Fred Alexander (USA)

            Harold Hackett (USA)

1909    Fred Alexander (USA)

            Harold Hackett (USA)

1908    Fred Alexander (USA)

            Harold Hackett (USA)

1907    Fred Alexander (USA)

            Harold Hackett (USA)

1906    Holcombe Ward (USA)

            Beals Wright (USA)

1905    Holcombe Ward (USA)

            Beals Wright (USA)

1904    Holcombe Ward (USA)

            Beals Wright (USA)

1903    Laurence Doherty (UK)

            Reginald Doherty (UK)

1902    Laurence Doherty (UK)

            Reginald Doherty (UK)

1901    Holcombe Ward (USA)

            Dwight Davis (USA)

1900    Holcombe Ward (USA)

            Dwight Davis (USA)

1899    Holcombe Ward (USA)

            Dwight Davis (USA)

1898    Leo Ware (USA)

            George Sheldon Jr. (USA)

1897    Leo Ware (USA)

            George Sheldon Jr. (USA)

1896    Carr Neel (USA)

            Samuel Neel (USA)

1895    Malcolm Chace (USA)

            Robert Wrenn (USA)

1894    Clarence Hobart (USA)

            Fred Hovey (USA)

1893    Clarence Hobart (USA)

            Fred Hovey (USA)

1892    Oliver Campbell (USA)

            Robert Huntington (USA)

1891    Oliver Campbell (USA)

            Robert Huntington (USA)

1890    Valentine Hall (USA)

            Clarence Hobart (USA)

1889    Henry Slocum Jr. (USA)

            Howard Taylor (USA)

1888    Oliver Campbell (USA)

            Valentine Hall (USA)

1887    Richard Sears (USA)

            James Dwight (USA)

1886    Richard Sears (USA)

            James Dwight (USA)

1885    Richard Sears (USA)

            Joseph S Clark (USA)

1884    Richard Sears (USA)

            James Dwight (USA)

1883    Richard Sears (USA)

            James Dwight (USA)

1882    Richard Sears (USA)

            James Dwight (USA)

1881    Clarence Clark (USA)

            Fred Taylor (USA)

 

Most Grand Slam Men’s Doubles Titles (all-time)

Titles   Players

17        John Newcombe (AUS),

16        Roy Emerson (AUS), Todd Woodbridge (AUS), Bob Bryan (USA), Mike Bryan (USA),

14        Adrian Quist (AUS),

13        John Bromwich (AUS), Tony Roche (AUS),

12        Mark Woodforde (AUS),

11        Neale Fraser (AUS),

10        Fred Stolle (AUS), Jacques Brugnon (FRA), Laurence Doherty (UK), Reginald Doherty (UK),

9          Bob Hewitt (SA), Frank Sedgman (AUS), Jean Borotra (FRA), Ken Rosewall (AUS), John McEnroe (USA), Jonas Bjorkman (SWE),

8          Anders Jarryd (SWE), George Lott (USA), Lew Hoad (AUS), Daniel Nestor (CAN), Leander Paes (IND),

7          Ken McGregor (AUS), John Fitzgerald (AUS), Peter Fleming, (USA) Vincent Richards (USA),

6          Bill Tilden (USA), Fred Alexander (USA), Gerald Patterson (AUS), Holcombe Ward (USA), Jacco Eltingh (NET), Jack Crawford (AUS), Jack Kramer (USA), John Van Ryn (USA), Paul Haarhuis (NET), Richard Sears (USA), Rod Laver (AUS), Max Mirnyi (BEL),

 

Abbreviations

AUS                Australia

AU                  Austria

BAH               Bahamas

BEL                Belarus

BE                   Belgium

BRA                Brazil

CAN               Canada

CRO                Croatia

CZE                Czech Republic

CZE                Czechoslovakia

DEN                Denmark

ECU                Ecuador

FIN                 Finland

FRA                France

GER                Germany

HUN               Hungary

IND                 India

ISR                  Israel

ITA                 Italy

JAP                 Japan

MEX               Mexico

NAZ                Nazi Germany

NET                The Netherlands

PER                 Peru

POL                Poland

ROM               Romania

RUS                Russia

SA                   South Africa

SER                 Serbia

SPA                 Spain

SWE                Sweden

SWI                 Switzerland

UK                  United Kingdom

URU               Uruguay

USA                United States of America

YUG               Yugoslavia

ZIM                 Zimbabwe