Five Reasons Why Fan Week Is An Awesome Way To Enjoy The US Open

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Did you know that the week prior to the Main Draw is filled with free entertainment, heaps of family fun and the chance to watch top tennis stars without dropping a penny?

We’ll let you in on a not-so-well-kept secret: there’s a lot more to the US Open than the finals. Sure, the big matches are thrilling, but the US Open Fan Week (August 19-25), held the week prior to the main event, is shaping up to be a real summer highlight whether or not you’re a tennis obsessive.

There are plenty of reasons to get excited about Fan Week—the first being that it’s completely free. Fan Week is when the Qualifying Tournament takes place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, and you won’t pay a thing to see any of the on-court action. On top of that, there’s plenty of entertainment for adults and kids, plus the opportunity to watch some of the world’s top tennis stars return from retirement.

Read on to discover why the US Open Fan Week is an ace way to spend your summer. Game, set, match.  Continue Reading ›

US Open’s Storied History Began At The West Side Tennis Club, A Hidden Jewel In Queens

Arthur Ashe in the U.S. Open tennis championships at Forest Hills, 1968.

At The West Side Tennis Club in 1968, Arthur Ashe became the first ever U.S. Open champion.

The U.S. Open’s illustrious history began at an idyllic location in Forest Hills, Queens.

It was at the West Side Tennis Club in 1968 that Arthur Ashe became the first ever U.S. Open champion, as well as the first African American to hoist a Slam trophy. Fifty years ago, total attendance at Ashe’s history-making performance at the West Side was only 97,000, compared to last year’s massive crowd of nearly 700,000. Continue Reading ›



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by Natalie Hernandez

Professional sports inspire us all. From the roar of Formula One engines to the prestige and time-honored tradition of the Triple Crown, discover luxurious residences near distinguished sporting events. Continue Reading ›

Arthur Ashe Kids Day, Kicks off The US Open!!!

2014 Arthur Ashe Kids' Day - NY

The 20th annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, taking place on August 29 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, is set to be an exciting, star-studded time for kids and parents alike. Continue Reading ›