2000-2009 Open Champs
Ten trophies, six shining stars. Have a look back at the last 10 US Open champions here!
Published September 10, 2010 12:00
Venus Williams won her first US Open title a decade ago and posed with the trophy at the famed Unisphere.
Venus Williams won an historic first all-sister Grand Slam final, beating Serena Williams for the 2001 title.
The French, Wimbledon and then the US Open - Serena Williams won her third straight major title here in 2002.
Justine Henin outlasted Jennifer Capriati in a marathon then beat Kim Clijsters the next day for the 2003 crown.
Svetlana Kuznetsova won an all-Russian final with Elena Dementieva for her first major title here in 2004.
Kim Clijsters escaped a close quarterfinal against Venus Williams and won her first major in here in 2005.
Maria Sharapova was the last teenager to win a Grand Slam title when she captured the US Open crown in 2006.
Justine Henin became the first player to beat both Williams sisters and win a Grand Slam title here in 2007.
Serena Williams beat Jelena Jankovic for her third US Open in 2008, then posed with the trophy in Times Square.
It was a Hallmark moment on Ashe last year, as Kim Clijsters' daughter, Jada, shared a big moment with mommy.