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Factbox: U.S. Open in numbers

(Reuters) – Following are details and information forward of the 139th version of the U.S. Open, which starts on Monday.

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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – US Open – New York, U.S. – August 28, 2017 – Singer Shania Twain plays within Arthur Ashe Stadium right through opening rite. REUTERS/Mike Segar

PRIZE MONEY

Males’s/ladies’s singles winner: $Three.85 million

Males’s/ladies’s singles runner-up: $1.nine million

Overall prize pot: $57 million

SHOWCOURTS

– Arthur Ashe Stadium

Capability: 23,771

The stadium is called after Arthur Ashe who gained the boys’s singles name on the inaugural U.S. Open in 1968, the Australian Open in 1970, and Wimbledon in 1975.

– Louis Armstrong Stadium

Capability: 14,053

It was once opened right through the 2018 U.S. Open to exchange the 1978 stadium of the similar identify. It has a retractable roof, the biggest of its type amongst quantity two stadiums at Grand Slam venues.

– Grandstand

Capability: Eight,125

The court docket made its debut on Aug. 29, 2016, the primary day of the 2016 U.S. Open.

TOP SEEDS

Males’s singles

1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

2-Rafa Nadal (Spain)

Three-Roger Federer (Switzerland)

Four-Dominic Thiem (Austria)

Five-Daniil Medvedev (Russia)

6-Alexander Zverev (Germany)

7-Kei Nishikori (Japan)

Eight-Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)

Ladies’s singles

1-Naomi Osaka (Japan)

2-Ash Barty (Australia)

Three-Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic)

Four-Simona Halep (Romania)

Five-Elina Svitolina (Ukraine)

6-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic)

7-Kiki Bertens (Netherlands)

Eight-Serena Williams (U.S.)

MOST CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES

Males’s singles

Sooner than 1968

7 – Invoice Tilden (U.S.), William Larned (U.S.), Richard Sears (U.S.)

Open Technology

Five – Roger Federer (Switzerland), Pete Sampras (U.S.), Jimmy Connors (U.S.)

Ladies’s singles

Sooner than 1968

Eight – Molla Mallory (U.S.)

Open Technology

6 – Serena Williams (U.S.), Chris Evert (U.S.)

YOUNGEST CHAMPION

Males’s singles – Pete Sampras (U.S) (1990): Elderly 19 years, 28 days

Ladies’s singles – Tracy Austin (U.S) (1979): Elderly 16 years, Eight months, 28 days

OLDEST CHAMPION

Males’s singles – William Larned (U.S.) (1911): Elderly 38 years, Eight months, Three days

Ladies’s singles – Molla Mallory (U.S.) (1926): Elderly 42 years, Five months, 27 days

SERVING RECORDS

Maximum aces in a match (since 1991)

Males’s singles

144 – Pete Sampras (U.S.) in 2002

Ladies’s singles

70 – Serena Williams (U.S.) in 1999

Compiled through Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; Enhancing through Ken Ferris

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