2004 US Open Tennis Championships

The 2004 US Open Champions

Roger Federer’s 5-year dominance at the US Open began with his 2004 win over Lleyton Hewitt in the Championship match. It was Roger’s 4th Slam win in 14-months, after capturing the 2003 Wimbledon Championships, then the 2004 Australian Open and Wimbledon titles. Svetlana Kuznetsova, coming off the Doubles Final with partner Martina Navratilova the year prior, earned her first Grand Slam Singles title, defeating Elena Dementieva in the all-Russian Final. In doubles, Virgina Ruano Pascual and Paola Soarez won thier third-consecutive US Open title, defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova – who had earned her way back into the doubles championship match with new partner Elena Likovtseva. Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor earned their second Grand Slam Doubles title, downing Leander Paes and David Rikl. In Mixed Doubles, Vera Zvonareva teamed with Bob Bryan to win her first Grand Slam title, while Bob defended his US Open Mixed Doubles title earned with Katarina Srebotnik the year prior.

Women’s Singles Champion
Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) def. Elena Dementieva (RUS)
6-3, 7-5

Men’s Singles Champion
Roger Federer (SUI) def. Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
6-0, 7-6(3), 6-0

Women’s Doubles Champions
Virginia Ruano Pascual (ESP) and Paola Suarez (ARG) def. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) and Elena Likhovtseva (RUS)
6-4, 7-5

Men’s Doubles Champions
Mark Knowles (BAH) and Daniel Nestor (CAN) def. Leander Paes (IND) and David Rikl (CZE)
6-3, 6-3

Mixed Doubles Champions
Vera Zvonareva (RUS) and Bob Bryan (USA) def. Alicia Molik (AUS) and Todd Woodbridge (AUS)
6-3, 6-4