Players With College Ties Earn Spots In US Open Main Draws


FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – As one of the premiere events on the professional tennis calendar arrives once again, all of the world’s best players meet in New York City to take part in the US Open, the final Grand Slam of the calendar year. 

Marked as a star-studded affair both on and off the court, the 2023 US Open singles and doubles draws will be filled by 90 players who have ties to the American collegiate system as they all look to write their names into the history books.

Beginning with the men’s singles draw, 20 players with college ties will be making their push through the main draw. Notably, Cameron Norrie (16) (TCU), Francisco Cerundolo (20) (South Carolina), and Christopher Eubanks (28) (Georgia Tech) will all enter the tournament as seeded players.

Two players who were on active rosters just this past spring will make their presence felt on the biggest of stages as the 2023 NCAA Singles Champion, Ethan Quinn (Georgia), and back-to-back USTA Boy’s U18 Champion, Learner Tien (USC), take their talents to the professional level. They will join the likes of Ben Shelton (Florida), Rinky Hijikata (North Carolina), and Brandon Nakashima (Virginia) as the next generation of collegians rising up the professional rankings.

In the women’s singles draw, seven players with college ties will look to make a splash at this year’s tournament. This includes two Australian Open Singles Finalists, Danielle Collins (Florida & Virginia) and Jennifer Brady (UCLA) who has just made her return to the WTA Tour after stepping away for nearly two years.

Meanwhile, it will be a Grand Slam debut for the 2023 ITA National Player of the Year, Fiona Crawley (North Carolina). She, alongside Peyton Stearns (Texas) and Emma Navarro (Virginia), are showcasing the top-level talent that resides within college tennis year-after-year.

Within both doubles draws, there will be over 65 players with college ties competing in both the men’s and women’s doubles draws. This includes 18 players who will be on seeded teams within the draws, with each of the top four men’s doubles seeds having at least one former collegian on the team.

Back-to-back champions, Rajeev Ram (Illinois) and Joe Salisbury (Memphis) are back again this year as they look to become the first doubles team to win three straight US Open titles since 1912-14.

Play began Monday, August 28th and will continue throughout the next two weeks from the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York.

Men’s Singles Draw

Ben SheltonFlorida
John IsnerGeorgia
Ethan QuinnGeorgia
Christopher Eubanks (28)Georgia Tech
Aleks VukicIllinois
Nuno BorgesMississippi State
Rinky HijikataNorth Carolina
J.J. WolfOhio State
Francisco Cerundolo (20)South Carolina
Cameron Norrie (16)TCU
Arthur RinderknechTexas A&M
Dominik KoepferTulane
Nicolas Moreno de AlboranUC Santa Barbara
Marcos GironUCLA
Mackenzie McDonaldUCLA
Yannick HanfmannUSC
Learner TienUSC
Steve JohnsonUSC
Brandon NakashimaVirginia
Borna GojoWake Forest

Women’s Singles Draw

Danielle CollinsFlorida/Virginia
Mayar SherifFresno State/Pepperdine
Fiona CrawleyNorth Carolina
Yuriko MiyazakiOklahoma
Peyton StearnsTexas
Jennifer BradyUCLA
Emma NavarroVirginia

Men’s Doubles Draw

Saketh MyneniAlabama
Tim Puetz (10)Auburn
Andreas MiesAuburn
Sadio DoumbiaAUM & Georgia
Andre GoranssonCalifornia
Joran Vliegen (11)East Carolina
Sander Gille (11)ETSU
Ben SheltonFlorida
Ethan QuinnGeorgia
John IsnerGeorgia
Jan Zielinski (9)Georgia
Tyler ZinkGeorgia & Oklahoma St.
Christopher EubanksGeorgia Tech
Aleks KovacevicIllinois
Aleks VukicIllinois
Rajeev Ram (3)Illinois
Neal Skupski (1)LSU
Michael Venus (12)LSU
Joe Salisbury (3)Memphis
John PeersMiddle Tennessee & Baylor
Victor CorneaMiddle Tennessee & Texas Tech
Julian CashMississippi St. & Oklahoma St.
Will BlumbergNorth Carolina
Aleksandr NedovyesovOklahoma State
Nate Lammons (15)SMU
Francisco CerundoloSouth Carolina
Lloyd Glasspool (13)Texas
Eliot SpizzirriTexas
Miguel Reyes VarelaTexas
Jackson Withrow (15)Texas A&M
Arthur RinderknechTexas A&M
Austin Krajicek (2)Texas A&M
Gonzalo EscobarTexas Tech
Marcelo Arevalo (4)Tulsa
Nicolas Moreno de AlboranUC Santa Barbara
Jean Julian Rojer (4)UCLA
Mackenzie McDonaldUCLA
Ben McLachlanUCLA
Maxime CressyUCLA
Henry PattenUNC Ashville
Robert FarahUSC
Steve JohnsonUSC
Nicolas BarrientosWest Florida
Robert GallowayWofford

Women’s Doubles Draw

Erin Routliffe (16)Alabama
Alexa GuarachiAlabama
Desirae Krawczyk (4)Arizona State
Anna DanilinaFlorida
Ingrid NeelFlorida
Danielle CollinsFlorida & Virginia
Mayar SherifFresno State & Pepperdine
Ellen Perez (5)Georgia
Aldila Sutjiadi (15)Kentucky
Fiona CrawleyNorth Carolina
Carson TanguiligNorth Carolina
Makenna JonesNorth Carolina
Jamie LoebNorth Carolina
Quinn GleasonNotre Dame
Luisa StefaniPepperdine
Ingrid MartinsSouth Carolina
Peyton StearnsTexas
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