US Open

Can Tennis Be Staged Safely In The U.S.?

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World TeamTennis begins its three-week, one-site season on Sunday at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. In May, when the WTT revealed its plan of brining all nine of […]

US Open To Host Wheelchair Tennis Competition

USTA Press Release, June 24, 2020 The USTA today announced that the 2020 US Open Wheelchair Tennis Competition will be held September 10-13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., its traditional place on the […]

Serena: ‘I Really Cannot Wait To Return To N.Y.’

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In her first official duty as the new US Open tournament director on Wednesday, Stacey Allaster said, “It is my greatest pleasure to welcome a special guest to our first virtual US Open press […]

Dabrowski: Thoughtful, Detailed US Open Rebuttal

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2020 (by Michael Dickens Gaby Dabrowski of Canada is one of the top doubles players in the world (currently No. 7) – a possessor of a set of unique skills that often goes under appreciated – and […]

Strict Protocols, No Fans, US Open Is Officially On

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The 2020 US Open is officially on – albeit with strict protocols and without fans. At 11:49 a.m. EDT (5:59 p.m. CEST) Tuesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tweeted: “The US Open will be held in […]

Reports: Halep To Skip US Open

STARNBERG, June 16, 2020 Simona Halep announced on Tuesday that she will not be playing this year’s US Open and the Asian swing due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The 2019 Wimbledon champion kicked off preparations and revealed that in […]

US Open: Statement From Mike Dowse

USTA Press Release, June 16, 2020 We are incredibly excited that Governor Cuomo and New York State have today approved our plan to host the 2020 US Open and 2020 Western & Southern Open at the USTA Billie Jean King […]

US Open Going On As Scheduled But Not As Usual

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) According to multiple reports published Monday, the 2020 US Open will go on as scheduled. Both ESPN, which owns primary North American broadcast rights to the Grand Slam tournament, and The New York […]