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Factbox: List of US Open women's singles champions

August 26, 2017 21:32 IST

Here is a list of US Open women's singles champions since the open era began in 1968:

Angelique Kerber of Germany kisses the trophy after winning against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during the women's singles final of US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

IMAGE: Angelique Kerber of Germany kisses the trophy after winning against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during the women's singles final of US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 10, 2016. Photograph: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images

2016 - Angelique Kerber (Germany) beat Karolina Pliskova (CzechRepublic) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4

 

2015 - Flavia Pennetta (Italy) beat Roberta Vinci (Italy) 7-6(4), 6-2

 

2014 - Serena Williams (US) beat Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 6-3, 6-3

 

2013 - Serena Williams beat Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 7-5, 6-7(6), 6-1

 

2012 - Serena Williams beat Azarenka 6-2, 2-6, 7-5

 

2011 - Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Serena Williams 6-2, 6-3

 

2010 - Kim Clijsters (Belgium) beat Vera Zvonareva (Russia) 6-2, 6-1

 

2009 - Clijsters beat Wozniacki 7-5, 6-3

 

2008 - Serena Williams beat Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) 6-4, 7-5

 

2007 - Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-1, 6-3

 

2006 - Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Henin 6-4, 6-4

 

2005 - Clijsters beat Mary Pierce (France) 6-3, 6-1

 

2004 - Kuznetsova beat Elena Dementieva (Russia) 6-3, 7-5

 

2003 - Henin beat Clijsters 7-5, 6-1

 

2002 - Serena Williams beat Venus Williams (US) 6-4, 6-3

 

2001 - Venus Williams beat Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4

 

2000 - Venus Williams beat Lindsay Davenport (US) 6-4, 7-5

 

1999 - Serena Williams beat Martina Hingis (Switzerland) 6-3, 7-6

 

1998 - Davenport beat Hingis 6-3, 7-5

 

1997 - Hingis beat Venus Williams 6-0, 6-4

 

1996 - Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Monica Seles (US) 7-5, 6-4

 

1995 - Graf beat Seles 7-6, 0-6, 6-3

 

1994 - Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spain) beat Graf 1-6, 7-6, 6-4

 

1993 - Graf beat Helena Sukova (CzechRepublic) 6-3, 6-3

 

1992 - Seles beat Sanchez-Vicario 6-3, 6-3

 

1991 - Seles (Yugoslavia) beat Martina Navratilova (US) 7-6, 6-1

 

1990 - Gabriela Sabatini (Argentina) beat Graf 6-2, 7-6

 

1989 - Graf beat Navratilova 3-6, 7-5, 6-1

 

1988 - Graf beat Sabatini 6-3, 3-6, 6-1

 

1987 - Navratilova beat Graf 7-6, 6-1

 

1986 - Navratilova beat Sukova 6-3, 6-2

 

1985 - Hana Mandlikova (Czechoslovakia) beat Navratilova 7-6, 1-6, 7-6

 

1984 - Navratilova beat Chris Evert-Lloyd 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

 

1983 - Navratilova beat Evert-Lloyd 6-1, 6-3

 

1982 - Evert-Lloyd beat Mandlikova 6-3, 6-1

 

1981 - Tracy Austin (US) beat Navratilova 1-6, 7-6, 7-6

 

1980 - Evert-Lloyd beat Mandlikova 5-7, 6-1, 6-1

 

1979 - Austin beat Evert-Lloyd 6-4, 6-3

 

1978 - Evert beat Pam Shriver (US) 7-5, 6-4

 

1977 - Evert beat Wendy Turnbull (Australia) 7-6, 6-2

 

1976 - Evert beat Evonne Goolagong (Australia) 6-3, 6-0

 

1975 - Evert beat Goolagong 5-7, 6-4, 6-2

 

1974 - Billie Jean King (US) beat Goolagong 3-6, 6-3, 7-5

 

1973 - Margaret Smith Court (Australia) beat Goolagong 7-6, 5-7, 6-2

 

1972 - King beat Kerry Melville (Australia) 6-3, 7-5

 

1971 - King beat Rosemary Casals (US) 6-4, 7-6

 

1970 - Smith Court beat Casals 6-2, 2-6, 6-1

 

1969 - Smith Court beat Nancy Richey (US) 6-2, 6-2

 

1968 - Virginia Wade (Britain) beat King 6-4, 6-4

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