USTA Awards:

US Open Sportsmanship

January 1, 2017
<h2>USTA Awards:</h2>
<h1>US Open Sportsmanship</h1>

PRESENTED AT

The US Open

 

ELIGIBILITY

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.

 

CRITERIA

The male and female player must distinguish themselves by exhibiting consistent and high level sportsmanship both on and off court.

 

SELECTION PROCESS

The US Open Sportsmanship Award recipients will be selected by a committee in consultation with the US Open Tournament Director.

 

TIMETABLE

The award will be presented at the US Open

 

CONTACT:

Andrea Hirsch, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, USTA
70 West Red Oak Lane, White Plains, NY
914-696-7000

 

HISTORY

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.

 

YEARBOOK DESCRIPTION

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.

 

2012

Recipient Male: Bob & Mike Bryan

Recipient Female: Sam Stosur

 

2013

Recipient Male: David Ferrer

Recipient Female: Li Na

 

2014

Recipient Male: Roger Federer

Recipient Female: Caroline Wozniacki

 

2015

Recipient Male: Kevin Anderson

Recipient Female: Venus Williams

 

2016

Recipient Male: Kei Nishikori

Recipient Female: Angelique Kerber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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