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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It was a Hallmark moment on Ashe last year, as Kim Clijsters' daughter, Jada, shared a big moment with mommy.
  • 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.
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