2017 US Open – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
2017 US Open
Champion Flag of Spain.svg Rafael Nadal
Runner-up Flag of South Africa.svg Kevin Anderson
Final score6–3, 6–3, 6–4
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Draw128 (16 Q / 8 WC )
Seeds32
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Rafael Nadal won his 16th Major title and 3rd US Open title, by defeating Kevin Anderson, 6–3, 6–3, 6–4 to capture the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2017 US Open. [1] Nadal retained the ATP No. 1 singles ranking after Roger Federer lost in the quarterfinals. It was also Nadal's first hard court title since January 2014.

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Stan Wawrinka was the defending champion, but was unable to defend the title due to a knee injury that ended his season prematurely. Wawrinka's withdrawal ended his streak of 50 consecutive grand slam appearances, dating back to the 2005 French Open. [2] Novak Djokovic withdrew due to an elbow injury that ended his tennis season, ending his streak of 51 consecutive grand slam appearances, dating back to the 2005 Australian Open. [3] Accordingly, this was the first men's singles draw at the US Open since 1971 to include neither finalist from the previous year's tournament. It was also the first Grand Slam since 2004 that did not feature Wawrinka, Djokovic or Murray in the tournament.

After the loss of Marin Čilić in the third round, there was a guaranteed first time Grand Slam finalist in the bottom half of the draw. Anderson was the first South African man to reach the US Open singles final since Cliff Drysdale at the 1965 and any Grand Slam singles final since Kevin Curren at the 1984 Australian Open, as well as the lowest-ranked male player to reach the US Open singles final since the ATP rankings began in 1973. [4] [5] Anderson was also the tallest Grand Slam finalist in history, at 6 feet 8 inches. [6]

Federer broke the men's singles record for total appearances at Grand Slams with his 71st participation. Also, Andrey Rublev became the youngest man to reach the US Open quarterfinals since Andy Roddick in 2001, and Denis Shapovalov the youngest man to reach the fourth round of the US Open since Michael Chang in 1989. [7] Sam Querrey also became the first American man to reach the quarterfinals of the US Open since John Isner and Andy Roddick in 2011. Also, Pablo Carreño Busta made his first major semifinal appearance, becoming the first Spanish semifinalist since David Ferrer in 2012 other than Nadal.

Diego Schwartzman, who lost to Carreño Busta in the quarterfinals, became the shortest man (5'7") to reach a Grand Slam singles quarterfinal since Jaime Yzaga (also 5'7") did so at the 1994 US Open.

At the time of this tournament, there were seven active Grand Slam champions and seven active US Open champions; four of the seven participated (2011 and 2015 champion Novak Djokovic, 2012 champion Andy Murray and 2016 champion Stan Wawrinka did not).

This was also the last Grand Slam tournament for former World No. 9 Nicolas Almagro.

Seeds

0 1.   Flag of Spain.svg Rafael Nadal (Champion)
02.   Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Murray (Withdrew due to a hip injury)
0 3.   Flag of Switzerland.svg Roger Federer (Quarterfinals)
0 4.   Flag of Germany.svg Alexander Zverev (Second round)
0 5.   Flag of Croatia.svg Marin Čilić (Third round)
0 6.   Flag of Austria.svg Dominic Thiem (Fourth round)
0 7.   Flag of Bulgaria.svg Grigor Dimitrov (Second round)
0 8.   Flag of France.svg Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Second round)
0 9.   Flag of Belgium (civil).svg David Goffin (Fourth round)
10.   Flag of the United States.svg John Isner (Third round)
11.   Flag of Spain.svg Roberto Bautista Agut (Third round)
12.   Flag of Spain.svg Pablo Carreño Busta (Semifinals)
13.   Flag of the United States.svg Jack Sock (First round)
14.   Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nick Kyrgios (First round)
15.   Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Tomáš Berdych (Second round)
16.   Flag of France.svg Lucas Pouille (Fourth round)
17.   Flag of the United States.svg Sam Querrey (Quarterfinals)
18.   Flag of France.svg Gaël Monfils (Third round, retired)
19.   Flag of Luxembourg.svg Gilles Müller (Second round)
20.   Flag of Spain.svg Albert Ramos Viñolas (Second round)
21.   Flag of Spain.svg David Ferrer (First round)
22.   Flag of Italy.svg Fabio Fognini (First round)
23.   Flag of Germany.svg Mischa Zverev (Fourth round)
24.   Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Martín del Potro (Semifinals)
25.   Flag of Russia.svg Karen Khachanov (First round)
26.   Flag of France.svg Richard Gasquet (First round)
27.   Flag of Uruguay.svg Pablo Cuevas (First round)
28.   Flag of South Africa.svg Kevin Anderson (Final)
29.   Flag of Argentina.svg Diego Schwartzman (Quarterfinals)
30.   Flag of France.svg Adrian Mannarino (Third round)
31.   Flag of Spain.svg Feliciano López (Third round)
32.   Flag of the Netherlands.svg Robin Haase (First round)
33.   Flag of Germany.svg Philipp Kohlschreiber (Fourth round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Qualifying

Draw

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Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 Flag of Spain.svg Rafael Nadal 666
  Flag of Russia.svg Andrey Rublev 1 2 2
1 Flag of Spain.svg Rafael Nadal 4 666
24 Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Martín del Potro 60 3 2
3 Flag of Switzerland.svg Roger Federer 5 6684
24 Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Martín del Potro 73 7106
1 Flag of Spain.svg Rafael Nadal 666
28 Flag of South Africa.svg Kevin Anderson 3 3 4
17 Flag of the United States.svg Sam Querrey 657113 67
28 Flag of South Africa.svg Kevin Anderson 7769679
28 Flag of South Africa.svg Kevin Anderson 4 766
12 Flag of Spain.svg Pablo Carreño Busta 65 3 4
12 Flag of Spain.svg Pablo Carreño Busta 666
29 Flag of Argentina.svg Diego Schwartzman 4 4 2

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Flag of Germany.svg D Brown 666 Flag of Germany.svg D Brown 1 3 63
Flag of Brazil.svg T Bellucci 4 3 2 11 Flag of Spain.svg R Bautista Agut 3 3 4
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Q Flag of Spain.svg A Menéndez-Maceiras 67116Q Flag of Spain.svg A Menéndez-Maceiras 2 3 63
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Section 5

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Flag of Israel.svg D Sela 66617 Flag of the United States.svg S Querrey 4 666
Q Flag of Moldova.svg R Albot 74 66Q Flag of Moldova.svg R Albot 62 4 4
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WC Flag of the United States.svg T-S Kwiatkowski 65665 3 23 Flag of Germany.svg M Zverev 663 637
LL Flag of Slovakia.svg L Lacko 3 2 65 Flag of France.svg B Paire 3 2 6775
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