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”
Smalls is sitting on his front porch fiddling with his broken baseball glove. Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez walks up with a glove and bat in hand.
“Hey, I’m gonna play some ball. We need an extra guy. You wanna go?”
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”