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How to Make the Most of the US Open

August 6th, 2019 New York City Events


Once again, New York is unrolling its red carpet for the world’s tennis superstars. The US Open, the last Grand Slam of the year, returns to Flushing Meadows from August 19 to September 8, 2019. 

us-open-stadium-at-nightExperience the US Open Like a Pro

If you’re planning to take a trip to the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center, we’re ready to bet that you are a die-hard tennis fan. Whether this is your first or 10th time attending the US Open, we have some tips that anyone will find useful. Do you want to know what ticket options there are? How about getting directions to the US Open from The New Yorker Hotel? Or how do you find out when your favorite players are practicing? Take a look at our top US Open tips to make the most of your trip. 

tennis-player-signing-autographs-on-tennis-ballsGo to Fan Week 

If you’ve read our US Open blog post, you’ll know about Fan Week. Not everyone is aware that this event is a perfect opportunity to see master players for free! Fan Week will take place from August 19 to 25, 2019. Admission is completely free. Check the official website for a full list of Fan Week events. 

Net Generation Kids' Zone presented by Emirates
Date: August 19-25, 2019 from 11am to 5pm (early finish at 3pm on August 25). 

Qualifying Tournament
Date: August 19-23, 2019 from 11am to 8pm. 

Arthur Ashe Stadium Experience
Date: August 19-23, 2019 from 11am to 3pm.

Featured Practices
Date: August 20-23, 2019 from 10am to 4:30pm.

US Open Draw Ceremony
Date: August 22, 2019 from 12pm to 1pm.

US Open Legends Matches presented by Mercedes-Benz
Date: August 21-23, 2019 from 4:30pm to 6pm.

kids-surrounding-serena-williamsArthur Ashe Kids' Day

Are your little ones tennis fans? Then, on Saturday August 24, 2019, take them to the Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. This one-day festival runs from 9:30am to 4pm is all about kids and the next generation of tennis players. Don’t be surprised if you end spending the whole day there! 

The festival will have interactive games appropriate for all ages and abilities, face painting, prizes, music and entertainment. The festival has two shows, one free concert on the Festival Stage hosted by Radio Disney, and a ticketed show at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. The Stadium Show will feature a great lineup of young stars, as well as appearances by top tennis players. 

Tickets for the US Open are already on sale. Don’t miss your chance to see the tennis elite in the greatest city in the world. Take a look at The New Yorker Hotel exclusive summer offer: up to 25% off your booking and a $25 visa gift card!

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