The US Tennis Open is one of the four the biggest and most prestigious pro tennis tournaments of the world. This year, this Grand Slam tournament returns to Flushing Meadows Corona Park in late August with the battle among the most heavyweights players like Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer… to claim $57 million in total prize money.
Big tennis fan, are you fond of joining the event? If you do, we’ve put together a quick guide to help you get the most out of your visit to Queens’ Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
When is it?
The event takes place in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens at the end of the summer from August 26 to September 18, plus the Fan Week, which runs from August 19 to 25.
How much are the tickets?
Individual tickets can be purchased at the official U.S. Open site via calling the hotline or visiting the box office at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. The ticket prices are varied, ranging from single matches of around USD62 to USD105 for the cheap seats and around USD250 to USD1000 for seats closer to the action. The full pass ticket starts at USD2,120 which will allow you to see all the matches and some sweet amenities, like a personal concierge.
How to get there
Getting to the Tennis Center on rail is easy by taking the 7 subway train or the Long Island Rail Road to Mets–Willets Point. You can also drive to the center, although you’ll have to find and pay parking. Information of possible parking restrictions and interferences are posted on the official US Open site.
What happens if it rains?
In case, it is rain 90 minutes after the game has begun, you won’t be able to exchange your tickets. Otherwise, you are eligible to get credit or a full refund. You may also exchange your tickets for next year’s tournament.