2017 " Sloane Stephens def. Madison Keys, 6-3, 6-0.

2016 " Angelique Kerber def. Karolina Pliskova, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.

2015 " Flavia Pennetta def. Roberta Vinci, 7-6 (4), 6-2.

2014 " Serena Williams def. Caroline Wozniacki, 6-3, 6-3.

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2013 " Serena Williams def. Victoria Azarenka, 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1.

2012 " Serena Williams def. Victoria Azarenka, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.

2011 " Sam Stosur def. Serena Williams, 6-2, 6-3.

2010 " Kim Clijsters def. Vera Zvonareva, 6-2, 6-1.

2009 " Kim Clijsters def. Caroline Wozniacki, 7-5, 6-3.

2008 " Serena Williams def. Jelena Jankovic, 6-4, 7-5.

2007 " Justine Henin def. Svetlana Kuznetsova, 6-1, 6-3.

2006 " Maria Sharapova def. Justine Henin-Hardenne, 6-4, 6-4.

2005 " Kim Clijsters def. Mary Pierce, 6-3, 6-1.

2004 " Svetlana Kuznetsova def. Elena Dementieva, 6-3, 7-5.

2003 " Justine Henin-Hardenne def. Kim Clijsters, 7-5, 6-1.

2002 " Serena Williams def. Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-3.

2001 " Venus Williams def. Serena Williams, 6-2, 6-4.

2000 " Venus Williams def. Lindsay Davenport, 6-4, 7-5.

1999 " Serena Williams def. Martina Hingis, 6-3, 7-6 (4).

1998 " Lindsay Davenport def. Martina Hingis, 6-3, 7-5.

1997 " Martina Hingis def. Venus Williams, 6-0, 6-4.

1996 " Steffi Graf def. Monica Seles, 7-5, 6-4.

1995 " Steffi Graf def. Monica Seles, 7-6 (6), 0-6, 6-3.

1994 " Arantxa Sanchez Vicario def. Steffi Graf, 1-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4.

1993 " Steffi Graf def. Helena Sukova, 6-3, 6-3.

1992 " Monica Seles def. Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, 6-3, 6-3.

1991 " Monica Seles def. Martina Navratilova, 7-6 (1), 6-1.

1990 " Gabriela Sabatini def. Steffi Graf, 6-2, 7-6 (4).

1989 " Steffi Graf def. Martina Navratilova, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1.

1988 " Steffi Graf def. Gabriela Sabatini, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

1987 " Martina Navratilova def. Steffi Graf, 7-6 (4), 6-1.

1986 " Martina Navratilova def. Helena Sukova, 6-3, 6-2.

1985 " Hana Mandlikova def. Martina Navratilova, 7-6 (3), 1-6, 7-6 (2).

1984 " Martina Navratilova def. Chris Evert Lloyd, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.

1983 " Martina Navratilova def. Chris Evert Lloyd, 6-1, 6-3.

1982 " Chris Evert Lloyd def. Hana Mandlikova, 6-3, 6-1.

1981 " Tracy Austin def. Martina Navratilova, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (1).

1980 " Chris Evert Lloyd def. Hana Mandlikova, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1.

1979 " Tracy Austin def. Chris Evert Lloyd, 6-4, 6-3.

1978 " Chris Evert def. Pam Shriver, 7-5, 6-4.

1977 " Chris Evert def. Wendy Turnbull, 7-6 (5-3), 6-2.

1976 " Chris Evert def. Evonne Goolagong, 6-3, 6-0.

1975 " Chris Evert def. Evonne Goolagong, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.

1974 " Billie Jean King def. Evonne Goolagong, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5.

1973 " Margaret Smith Court def. Evonne Goolagong, 7-6 (5-2), 5-7, 6-2.

1972 " Billie Jean King def. Kerry Melville, 6-3, 7-5.

1971 " Billie Jean King def. Rosie Casals, 6-4, 7-6 (5-2).

1970 " Margaret Smith Court def. Rosie Casals, 6-2, 2-6, 6-1.

1969 " Margaret Smith Court def. Nancy Richey, 6-3, 6-1.

1968 " Virginia Wade def. Billie Jean King, 6-4, 6-2.

1967 " Billie Jean King def. Ann Haydon Jones, 11-9, 6-4.

1966 " Maria Bueno def. Nancy Richey, 6-3, 6-1.

1965 " Margaret Smith def. Billie Jean Moffitt, 8-6, 7-5.

1964 " Maria Bueno def. Carole Caldwell Graebner, 6-1, 6-0.

1963 " Maria Bueno def. Margaret Smith, 7-5, 6-4.

1962 " Margaret Smith def. Darlene Hard, 9-7, 6-4.

1961 " Darlene Hard def. Ann Haydon, 6-3, 6-4.

1960 " Darlene Hard def. Maria Bueno, 6-4, 10-12, 6-4.

1959 " Maria Bueno def. Christine Truman, 6-1, 6-4.

1958 " Althea Gibson def. Darlene Hard, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2.

1957 " Althea Gibson def. Louise Brough, 6-3, 6-2.

1956 " Shirley Fry def. Althea Gibson, 6-3, 6-4.

1955 " Doris Hart def. Patricia Ward, 6-4, 6-2.

1954 " Doris Hart def. Louise Brough, 6-8, 6-1, 8-6.

1953 " Maureen Connolly def. Doris Hart, 6-2, 6-4.

1952 " Maureen Connolly def. Doris Hart, 6-3, 7-5.

1951 " Maureen Connolly def. Shirley Fry, 6-3, 1-6, 6-4.

1950 " Margaret Osbourne duPont def. Doris Hart, 6-4, 6-3.

1949 " Margaret Osbourne duPont def. Doris Hart, 6-4, 6-1.

1948 " Margaret Osbourne duPont def. Louise Brough, 4-6, 6-4, 15-13.

1947 " Louise Brough def. Margaret Osborne, 8-6, 4-6, 6-1.

1946 " Pauline Betz def. Pat Canning, 11-9, 6-3.

1945 " Sarah Palfrey Cooke def. Pauline Betz, 3-6, 8-6, 6-4.

1944 " Pauline Betz def. Margaret Osborne, 6-3, 8-6.

1943 " Pauline Betz def. Louise Brough, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3.

1942 " Pauline Betz def. Louise Brough, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

1941 " Sarah Palfrey Cooke def. Pauline Betz, 7-5, 6-2.

1940 " Alice Marble def. Helen Jacobs, 6-2, 6-3.

1939 " Alice Marble def. Helen Jacobs, 6-0, 8-10, 6-4.

1938 " Alice Marble def. Nancye Wynne, 6-0, 6-3.

1937 " Anita Lizana def. Jadwiga Jedrzejowska, 6-4, 6-2.

1936 " Alice Marble def. Helen Jacobs, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.

1935 " Helen Jacobs def. Sarah Palfrey Fabyan, 6-2, 6-4.

1934 " Helen Jacobs def. Sarah Palfrey, 6-1, 6-4.

1933 " Helen Jacobs def. Helen Wills Moody, 8-6, 3-6, 3-0, retired.

1932 " Helen Jacobs def. Carolin Babcock, 6-2, 6-2.

1931 " Helen Wills Moody def. Eileen Bennett Whittingstall, 6-4, 6-1.

1930 " Betty Nuthall def. Anna McCune Harper, 6-1, 6-4.

1929 " Helen Wills def. Phoebe Holcroft Watson, 6-4, 6-2.

1928 " Helen Wills def. Helen Jacobs, 6-2, 6-1.

1927 " Helen Wills def. Betty Nuthall, 6-1, 6-4.

1926 " Molla Bjurstedt Mallory def. Elizabeth Ryan, 4-6, 6-4, 9-7.

1925 " Helen Wills def. Kitty McKane, 3-6, 6-0, 6-2.

1924 " Helen Wills def. Molla Bjurstedt Mallory, 6-1, 6-3.

1923 " Helen Wills def. Molla Bjurstedt Mallory, 6-2, 6-1.

1922 " Molla Bjurstedt Mallory def. Helen Wills, 6-3, 6-1.

1921 " Molla Bjurstedt Mallory def. Mary K. Browne, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.

1920 " Molla Bjurstedt Mallory def. Marion Zinderstein, 6-3, 6-1.

1919 " Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman def. Marion Zinderstein, 6-1, 6-2.

1918 " Molla Bjurstedt def. Eleanor Goss, 6-4, 6-3.

1917 " Molla Bjurstedt def. Marion Vanderhoef, 4-6, 6-0, 6-2.

1916 " Molla Bjurstedt def. Louise Hammond Raymond, 6-0, 6-1.

1915 " Molla Bjurstedt def. Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0.

1914 " Mary K. Browne def. Marie Wagner, 6-2, 1-6, 6-1.

1913 " Mary K. Browne def. Dorothy Green, 6-2, 7-5.

1912 " Mary K. Browne def. Eleonora Sears, 6-4, 6-2.

1911 " Hazel Hotchkiss def. Florence Sutton, 8-10, 6-1, 9-7.

1910 " Hazel Hotchkiss def. Louise Hammond, 6-4, 6-2.

1909 " Hazel Hotchkiss def. Maud Barger Wallach, 6-0, 6-1.

1908 " Maud Barger Wallach def. Evelyn Sears, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3.

1907 " Evelyn Sears def. Carrie Neely, 6-3, 6-2.

1906 " Helen Homans def. Maud Barger Wallach, 6-4, 6-3.

1905 " Elizabeth Moore def. Helen Homans, 6-4, 5-7, 6-1.

1904 " May Sutton def. Elizabeth Moore, 6-1, 6-2.

1903 " Elizabeth Moore def. Marion Jones, 7-5, 8-6.

1902 " Marion Jones def. Elizabeth Moore, 6-1, 1-0, retired.

1901 " Elizabeth Moore def. Myrtle McAteer, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-2.

1900 " Myrtle McAteer def. Edith Parker, 6-2, 6-2, 6-0.

1899 " Marion Jones def. Maud Banks, 6-1, 6-1, 7-5.

1898 " Juliette Atkinson def. Marion Jones, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5.

1897 " Juliette Atkinson def. Elizabeth Moore, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 3-6, 6-3.

1896 " Elizabeth Moore def. Juliette Atkinson, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.

1895 " Juliette Atkinson def. Helen Hellwig, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1.

1894 " Helen Hellwig def. Aline Terry, 7-5, 3-6, 6-0, 3-6, 6-3.

1893 " Aline Terry def. Augusta Schultz Hobart, 6-1, 6-3.

1892 " Mabel Cahill def. Elizabeth Moore, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.

1891 " Mabel Cahill def. Ellen Roosevelt, 6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3.

1890 " Ellen Roosevelt def. Bertha Townsend, 6-2, 6-2.

1889 " Bertha Townsend def. Louise Voorhees, 7-5, 6-2.

1888 " Bertha Townsend def. Ellen Hansell, 6-3, 6-5.

1887 " Ellen Hansell def. Laura Knight, 6-1, 6-0.

Prior to 1968, the United States National Championships was an amateur event. It became the U.S. Open in 1968 when the tournament was open to professionals.