Top Tennis Pros Gear Up for NYC
The best tennis pros in the world are ready to hit the courts at the Big Apple during the 2023 US Open. Playing with passion and armed with the latest tennis gear on the market, these professionals from both the WTA and ATP will demonstrate their talent at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Naturally, their dream is to hoist the championship trophy high above their head on center court, after a dramatic final. However, they'll have to play a lot of tennis before they get to that point.
They'll also need to coax the anticipated 750,000 audacious fans in attendance to get behind them. After all, a New York crowd can determine a match's outcome with cheers or jeers before it even starts.
Top 10 Facts about the US Open
Tennis fans, rejoice! The fourth and final grand slam of 2022, the US Open, is just around the corner. This week, New York will buzz with tennis energy. Aside from being the easiest slam for Americans to watch and attend, the tournament attracts a gigantic audience thanks to its festival-style atmosphere, notoriously vocal spectators, and, of course, the nail-biting battles between the sport's very best players. Here are ten facts you need to know about the US Open in the lead-up to the tournament:
Nearly 700,000 fans will make the journey to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the Open. Tickets start around $70 for a ground pass and increase into the thousands for stadium seating. Coveted seats at the finals cost even more.