Andrey Rublev rarely looked like a teenager during his exciting run to the 2017 U.S. Open quarterfinals over the past two weeks at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Continue reading “Andrey Rublev to Learn from U.S. Open Experience, Success”
Sloane Stephens was out of tennis for approximately 11 months because of a stress fracture in her left foot. While she was frustrated on the sideline, she was able to focus on her family, cheering at her little cousin’s soccer games, spending time with her grandmother who had recently suffered a stroke, and attending weddings and baby showers. Continue reading “Lengthy Injury Layoff Helped Sloane Stephens Appreciate Tennis More”
The U.S. Open is the fourth and final tennis major comprising the Grand Slam, following the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon. The two-week tournament draws approximately 700,000 visitors each year to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. The event is unique in its own right. Here’s what some of this year’s participants think of the U.S. Open. Continue reading “U.S. Open Competitors Praise Tournament”
Each tennis tournament, no matter where in the world, is unique. Belgian David Goffin is partial to Wimbledon in England and Roland-Garros in France because they’re European-based majors. Continue reading “David Goffin Says U.S. Open is One of the Best Tournaments in World”
Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It has been played at the All-England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, since 1877. With so much history, it’s no surprise the tournament is also full of tradition. Continue reading “Why Participants Wear All-White at Wimbledon”
There’s a reason Kenneth and Ora Wyllie keep coming back to the U.S. Open.
‘It’s an experience – it’s a New York experience,’ Kenneth Wyllie said. ‘Only in New York can you have an experience like this – the crowds, the excitement, the upsets, the great tennis … you can people watch, you see stars. It has it all.’
Each year the U.S. Open draws nearly 700,000 spectators to its grounds in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., during the two-week tournament.
First-round play began Aug. 29 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and the tournament will run through Sept. 11.
Here are some tips when attending the event in order to have a good time without any hassle. Continue reading “A Guide To Visiting the U.S. Open in New York City”