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The 2018 US Open Tennis Championships Is The 50th Anniversary As A Pro Event – Here’s How You Can Get Tickets

The 2018 US Open marks the 50th Anniversary of the US Open (open to pros and amateurs), and throughout Fan Week and the Main Draw of the tournament, special recognitions and ceremonies will take place to honor the tradition and history of the event, as well as celebrate its great champions. In addition, the 2018 US Open marks the completion of the Strategic Transformation of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center with the opening of the new 14,000-seat Louis Armstrong Stadium. In all, the five-year project, which revamped more than 90 percent of the facility, will have incorporated the installation of a retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium, the construction of a new Louis Armstrong Stadium (also with a retractable roof), a new Grandstand, new West Stadium and practice courts, as well as a completely renovated and redesigned southern campus.

The main draw of the 2018 US Open will be held Monday, August 27, through Sunday, September 9, with Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day powered by Net Generation, a full day tennis and music festival for families and children, kicking off the US Open on Saturday, August 25. US Open Fan Week, which kicks off with the US Open Qualifying Tournament on Tuesday, August 21, consists of a series of free events taking place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and in the New York area.

Tickets for the 2018 US Open and the Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day powered by Net Generation stadium show can be purchased via:
• USOpen.org and the US Open app
• Ticketmaster.com and the Ticketmaster app
• 1-866-OPEN-TIX

Payment can be made by credit card – American Express is the Official Card of the US Open.

For ticket plan availability, group sales, disabled seating and other US Open information, visit USOpen.org or call 718-760-6363.

The 2018 US Open will feature day sessions beginning at 11:00 a.m. and night sessions beginning at 7:00 p.m. from Monday, August 27 through the quarterfinals on Wednesday, September 5 (Wednesday, September 5 will feature a 12:00 p.m. day session). The Women’s Semifinals are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 6 and the Men’s Semifinals for 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 7. The Women’s Singles Final is scheduled for Saturday, September 8 at 4:00 p.m., and the Men’s Singles Final for 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 9.

In 2018, both Arthur Ashe Stadium and the new Louis Armstrong Stadium will hold dedicated day and night sessions. This marks the first time that a second stadium will feature a night session at the US Open. With the new Louis Armstrong Stadium also being equipped with a retractable roof, there will be a larger number of matches played on schedule, regardless of weather conditions.

For the fourth straight year, the US Open will be distributed first-ball to last-ball, live and exclusively across the ESPN family of networks, on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN digital platforms. In addition, an hour-long Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day powered by Net Generation special will air at 2:00 p.m. ET on ABC on Sunday, August 26.

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The USTA is the national governing body for the sport of tennis in the U.S. and the leader in promoting and developing the growth of tennis at every level — from local communities to the highest level of the professional game. A not-for-profit organization with more than 655,000 members, it invests 100% of its proceeds in growing the game. It owns and operates the US Open, one of the highest-attended annual sporting events in the world, and launched the US Open Series, linking seven summer WTA and ATP World Tour tournaments to the US Open. In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games. The USTA’s philanthropic entity, the USTA Foundation, provides grants and scholarships in addition to supporting tennis and education programs nationwide to benefit under-resourced youth through the National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) network. For more information about the USTA, go to USTA.com or follow the official accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.

2008 US Open Tickets Go On Sale Monday, June 9 At 9 A.M.

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 5, 2008 – The USTA today announced that individual session tickets for the 2008 US Open, the world’s highest attended annual sporting event, will go on sale on Monday, June 9, at 9 a.m. ET. This year’s US Open is expected to attract approximately 700,000 fans as more than 250 of the world’s top tennis players from over 60 countries compete in this two-week event. The 2007 US Open set a new attendance record with 715,587 fans passing through the turnstiles.

The 2008 US Open will be held from Monday, August 25 through Sunday, September 7 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY. Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess, a full-day tennis and music festival for children and families, will kick off the US Open for the 13th consecutive year and will take place on Saturday, August 23. Tickets for the 2008 US Open and Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day can be purchased:

  • at USOpen.org
  • by calling Ticketmaster at 1-866-OPEN-TIX
  • at all Ticketmaster outlets
  • at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center box office

In addition, the USTA will sell tickets for the 2008 US Open at Radio City Music Hall box office on Monday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. that day, the USTA will hold an open casting call for children age 12 and under to sing the national anthem live during night sessions at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

The 2008 US Open will have day sessions beginning at 11 a.m. and night sessions beginning at 7 p.m. from Monday, August 25 through the quarterfinals on Thursday, September 4. Finals Weekend will feature the Women’s Singles Semifinals on Friday, September 5; the Men’s Singles Semifinals on Saturday, September 6; the Women’s Singles Final in primetime at 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 6; and the Men’s Singles Final at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 7.

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center box office hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The box office will be closed Sundays and July 3-4. Payment can be made by credit card – – American Express is the Official Card of the US Open. US Open individual ticket prices range from $22 to $100, while prices for Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess range from $10 to $20. For ticket plan availability, group sales, disabled seating and other US Open ticket information, call the USTA ticket office at 718-760-6200.

The 2008 US Open will mark the culmination of the Olympus US Open Series, the six-week summer tennis season linking all major ATP and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour tournaments in North America to the US Open. Last year, more than 75 million viewers watched the US Open on CBS Sports and USA Network, while international broadcasts reached 180 countries. In 2007, Roger Federer defeated Novak Djokovic to win his fourth consecutive US Open in a men’s final, earning the largest payout in tennis history. Federer collected $2.4 million, which included the $1 million in bonus prize money for winning both the US Open and the Olympus US Open Series. In the women’s singles final, Justine Henin defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova to win her second US Open title.