List of US Open men's singles champions

US Open men's singles
Location: Queens – New York City, United States
Venue: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Governing Body: USTA
Created: 1881 (established)
Open Era: 1968 (43 editions)
Surface Grass: (1881–1974)
HarTru: (1975–1977)
DecoTurf: (1978–Present)
Prize Money Total Purse: US$15,916,000 (2010)
Winner: US$1,700,000 (2010)
Trophy: US Open Trophy

Most Amateur
Era Titles 7: Richard Sears
                     William Larned  (challenge round)
                 7: Bill Tilden  (regular)

Most Open
Era Titles 5: Jimmy Connors
                     Pete Sampras
                     Roger Federer

Most Consecutive
Titles Amateur Era 7: Richard Sears (challenge round)
                                 6: Bill Tilden    (regular)

Most Consecutive
Titles Open Era 5: Roger Federer

Current Champion: Rafael Nadal   (First title)

1. Champions
   1.1 U.S. National Championships
   1.2 US Open
2. Statistics
    2.1 Multiple champions
    2.2 Champions by country
3. Other tournaments
4. Notes
5. References
6. External links

See also:

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57th National Film Awards

The 57th National Film Awards is presented to the best of Indian Cinema released during the year 2009. The ‘Award for Best Background Music’ was added from this year, and Ilaiyaraaja won the award.

Golden Lotus Award

Best Feature Film: Kutty Srank (Malayalam)
                                Producer : Reliance Big Pictures
                                Director : Shaji N. Karun                         
Best Debut Film Of A Director: Lahore (Hindi)
                                             Producer : Vivek Khatkar
                                    Director : Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan 
Best Popular Film            3 Idiots (Hindi)                
Providing Wholesome      Producer : Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Entertainment             Director : RajkumarHirani                    
Best Direction:  Rituparno Ghosh,  Film:Abohoman (Bengali) 
Best Children's Film:1.Putaani Party (Kannada)
                                    Producer: Children’s Film Society        
                                    Director : Ramchandra PN
                                    2.Keshu  (Malayalam)         
                                  Producer: Children’s Film Society, India
                                    Director : Sivan                                    

Silver Lotus Award

Best Feature Film: Delhi 6   (Hindi)
on National     Producer : Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra 
Integration        Director : Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra           
Best Film on Other      Well Done Abba  (Hindi)
Social Issues                 Producer : Reliance Big Pictures
                                       Director : Shyam Benegal                  
Best Popular Film:         3 Idiots (Hindi)
Providing Wholesome    Producer : Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Entertainment                 Director : Rajkumar Hirani               
Best Actor:Amitabh Bachchan,  Film: Paa (Hindi)                   
Best Actress: Anannya Chatterjee,Film: Abahoman (Bengali) 
Best Supporting Actor: Farooq Sheikh  Film:Lahore (Hindi)  
Best Supporting Actress:  Arundhati Nag  Film: Paa (Hindi)  
Best Child Artist: Pasanga (Tamil)    1. Kishore  2. Sri Ram  
Best Playback Singer:
Male:   Rupam Islam   Film: Mahanager @ Kolkata(Bengali)
Female: Nilanjana Sarkar  Film: Houseful (Bengali)                 
Best Cinematography: Cameraman : Anjuli Shukla
                               Laboratory Processing : Adlabs Films Ltd  
                               Film:Kutty Srank (Malayalam)                  
Best Screenplay:
1.P.F. Mathews& Harikrishna, Film:Kutty Srank (Malayalam) 
2.Gopal Krishan Pai & Girish Kasaravalli
                            Film: Kanasemba Kudureyaneri (Kannada)
3. Dialogues : Pandiraj  Film:Pasanga (Tamil)                            
Best Audiography: 1.Location Sound Recordist :Subash Sahoo
                                2. Sound Designer: Resul Pookutty
                             Film:Kerala Varma  Pazhassi Raja(Malayalam)
                    3. Re-recordist of the Final Mixed Track : Anup Dev
                                    Film: 3 Idiots (Hindi)                              
Best Editing: Arghyakamal Mitra        Film: Abahoman(Bengali)
Best Art Direction:Samir Chanda    Film:Delhi 6(Hindi)            
Best Costume Design:Jayakumar  Film:Kutty Srank(Malayalam)
Best Make-up Artist: 1. Christien Tinsley Film: Paa(Hindi)

                                     2. Dominie Till                                         
Best Music Direction: Amit Trivedi     Film: Dev.D(Hindi)         
Best Background Music:Ilaiyaraaja 
                               Film:Keralavarma Pazhassiraja (Malayalam)  
Best Lyrics: Swanand Kirkire
                   Film: 3 Idiots("Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh...")  (Hindi)  
Special Jury Award:1.Sreekar Prasad(Editor)
                           2.Padmapriya(Actress) (Certificate Only)
                                  Films: 1.Kaminey  (Hindi) 
                                            2.Kutty Srank (Malayalam)
                                3.Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (Malayalam)              

Best Special Effects:R.Kamal Kannan Film:Magadheera(Telugu)
Best Choreography:K Shivashankar Film:Magadheera(Telugu)   

See also:
National Film Awards
56th National Film Awards
55th National Film Awards

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List of US Open women's singles champions

US Open Series
Location: Queens New York City, United States.
Venue: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Governing Body: USTA
Created: 1887 (established)
Open Era: 1968  (43 editions)
Surface: Grass (1887–1974)
               HarTru (1975–1977)
               DecoTurf (1978–Present)
Prize Money Total Purse: US$15,916,000 (2010)
                      Winner: US$1,700,000 (2010)
Trophy: US Open Trophy

Most Amateur
Era Titles 4: Elisabeth Moore  (challenge round)
               8: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory   (regular)
Most Open
Era Titles 6: Chris Evert
Most Consecutive
Titles Amateur Era 3: Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman  (challenge round)
                             4: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory Helen Jacobs (regular)
Most Consecutive
Titles Open Era 4: Chris Evert
Current Champion Kim Clijsters  (Third title)


1 Champions
    1.1 U.S. National Championship
    1.2 US Open
2 Statistics
    2.1 Multiple champions
    2.2 Champions by country
3 Notes
4 References
5 External links

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Teachers' Day

In some countries, Teachers' Days are intended to be special days for the appreciation of teachers. World Teacher’s Day is celebrated across the world on October 5th, with great verve and enthusiasm. Ever since the importance of teachers has been recognized by UNESCO, by adopting the “Recommendation concerning the status of teachers”, World Teacher’s Day has been celebrated annually. This includes celebrations to honor the teachers for their special contribution in a particular field area or the community in general.

History: The concept of celebrating teachers' day originated in India to remember the great educationist Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. He was one of India's most influential scholars of comparative religion and philosophy, whose dream was that "Teachers should be the best minds in the country" (

By country
See also
External links

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Sachin Tendulkar

Personal information
Full name: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

Born:  24 April 1973     Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Nickname: Little Master, Tendlya,Master Blaster,The Master,The Little Champion,The Great Man.
Height: 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Batting style: Right-handed
Bowling style: Right-arm leg spin, off spin, medium pace
Role: Batsman

International information

National side: India
Test debut: 15 November 1989 v Pakistan
ODI debut: 18 December 1989 v Pakistan
ODI shirt no: 10


Early years and personal life
Early domestic career
International career
Business interests

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