Now that the famous Wimbledon has come to a close, tennis hype in America has reached an all-time high. Fortunately though, the fourth and final major tennis tournament of the year, the US Open, is right on the horizon. Best of all, it’s happening in our backyard in Flushing, Queens. If you’re interested in catching some world-class tennis talent, check out our guide to the US Open 2019.
What to Expect at the US Open 2019
When and Where
From August 26 through September 8, the US Open 2019 will take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens’ Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
At this final Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year, these elite athletes will compete in the following competitive fields:
- Men’s Singles
- Women’s Singles
- Men’s Doubles
- Women’s Doubles
- Mixed Doubles
Among others, the US Open 2019 will feature all of your favorite tennis stars like Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Venus Williams, Novak Djokovic and so much more. The field will also include fan-favorite up-and-comers, such as Coco Gauff, Ashleigh Barty, Naomi Osaka and Dominic Theim.
Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day
Every year, before the actual tournament, the US Open of Tennis hosts a day of fun for kids and families, known as Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. Guests can expect interactive games, music and tennis activities for all ages.
Also, although this year’s artists haven’t yet been announced, the Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day regularly hosts some of the biggest musicians in the world for an exciting concert. In the past few years alone, artists like Shawn Mendes, Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber and Rihanna have all performed.
Since there are so many days and sessions of the US Open 2019, there are more than enough tickets to go around. So, if you’re looking to snag yours, click here and purchase them today.
Although there are certainly many public transportation options, on the days of the tournament, getting there can be a pain. The trains are hot, crowded and rarely get you there on time. Therefore, to make sure you don’t miss a second of the action, take a quick, safe ride with Ollie’s Taxi.
If you’re looking to watch some of the very best athletes in the entire world, make sure to catch a day or two of the US Open 2019.