The US Open
The US Open Sportsmanship award is presented to one male and one female professional tennis player who best demonstrates excellence in sportsmanship throughout the Emirates Airline US Open Series and the US Open. To be eligible players must participate in at least two Series tournaments as well as the US Open.
The male and female player must distinguish themselves by exhibiting consistent and high level sportsmanship both on and off court.
The US Open Sportsmanship Award recipients will be selected by a committee in consultation with the US Open Tournament Director.
The award will be presented at the US Open
70 West Red Oak Lane, White Plains, NY
2012 was the inaugural year for the US Open Sportsmanship Award, which recognizes the positive impact that athletes can make in promoting excellence in sportsmanship through the game of tennis.
This award recognizes one male and one female professional tennis player who best demonstrate excellence in sportsmanship throughout the Emirates Airline US Open Series and the US Open Championships. Further, this award will help raise awareness of the USTA's emphasis on sportsmanship at all levels of the game. In addition to a handsome trophy each will receive a $5,000 donation to the charity of his or her choice.
Recipient Male: Bob & Mike Bryan
Recipient Female: Sam Stosur
Recipient Male: David Ferrer
Recipient Female: Li Na
Recipient Male: Roger Federer
Recipient Female: Caroline Wozniacki
Recipient Male: Kevin Anderson
Recipient Female: Venus Williams
Recipient Male: Kei Nishikori
Recipient Female: Angelique Kerber