After 46 years, the 2014 US Open was CBS’s last season covering the sport’s final Grand Slam. Starting in 2015, ESPN will be the sole US television distributor of the tournament.
Serena Williams reached a milestone, earning her 6th US Open Championship and 18th Grand Slam Singles Title – tying Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for the most Grand Slam Singles titles in the Open Era.
Marin Cilic won the Men’s Singles draw – his first career Grand Slam title – becoming the only Croatian ever to win a Slam. His opponent in the Final, Kei Nishikori, is now the first player from Asia to reach a Major Final. This also marked the first time since 2005 that a member of the ATP World Tour’s “Big Four” did not reach the championship match at a Slam.
Bob and Mike Bryan made history, becoming the most successful doubles team in the Open Era by earning their 5th US Open title, 16th career Grand Slam Doubles title and 100th career title together.
Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won their second Grand Slam Doubles title together; their first came at the 2013 French Open.
Bruno Soares and Sania Mirza won the Mixed Doubles title. It was Sania’s third Grand Slam Mixed Doubles victory and Bruno’s second (2012 US Open). Their opponents in the Final, Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez, reached their second consecutive US Open Final.