When: August 29 - September 11, 2016 Where: Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York City TV Coverage: ESPN, ESPN 2 Women's Final: Saturday, September 10 Men's Final: Sunday, September 11
Get the latest updates, standings, player photos, history, and assorted U.S. Tennis Open trivia ...as New York City becomes the world capital of tennis in September with the action centering around Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, Queens.
This year, the US Tennis Open kicks off with First Round action on Monday, August 29 leading up to the men's final on Sunday, September 11, 2016.
International stars such as Rafael Nadal, Roger
Federer, Serena Williams, and defending men's champ Novak Djokovic will be on hand to dazzle the crowds as tennis fever hits the Big Apple during the two-week event.
US Tennis Open tickets officially go on sale in early June 2016 featuring individual, full-series, and group plans. If you're an American Express Card holder, get a jump on ticket purchase with special offers beginning in late May.
Switch your channel in the US for live TV coverage to the US Tennis Open's new home on ESPN airing the complete matches for the second year in a row.
2016 US OPEN TENNIS LIVE TV SCHEDULE (all times ET)
Monday, August 29
1:00 PM 6:00 PM First Round ESPN
6:00 PM 11:00 PM First Round ESPN2 Tuesday, August 30
1:00 PM 11:00 PM First Round ESPN Wednesday, August 31
1:00 PM 6:00 PM Second Round ESPN
6:00 PM 11:00 PM Second Round ESPN2 Thursday, September 1
1:00 PM 6:00 PM Second Round ESPN
6:00 PM 11:00 PM Second Round ESPN2 Friday, September 2
1:00 PM 6:00 PM Third Round ESPN
6:00 PM 11:00 PM Third Round ESPN2 Saturday, September 3
11:00 AM 11:00 PM Third Round ESPN2 Sunday, September 4
11:00 AM 11:00 PM Round of 16 ESPN2 Monday, September 5
11:00 AM 11:00 PM Round of 16 ESPN2 Tuesday, September 6
12:00 PM 11:00 PM Quarterfinals ESPN Wednesday, September 7
12:00 PM 6:00 PM Quarterfinals ESPN
7:00 PM 11:00 PM Quarterfinals ESPN2 Thursday, September 8
7:00 PM 11:00 PM Women’s Semifinals ESPN Friday, September 9
12:00 PM 2:00 PM Mixed Doubles Champ. ESPN2
3:00 PM 11:00 PM Men’s Semifinals ESPN Saturday, September 10
4:00 PM 7:00 PM Women’s Final ESPN Sunday, September 11
4:00 PM 7:00 PM Men’s Final ESPN
US Tennis Open Fun Facts:
At Arthur Ashe Stadium, the outer court is
green while the inner court
is blue to make
it easier to see the ball on
• The US Open can trace its origins back to 1881 when the United States Lawn Tennis Association held it's first championship tournament in Newport, Rhode Island.
• As the tournament grew in popularity (and since most players and fans were located there, anyway) the games were moved New York City at the West Side Tennis Club in Queens in 1924.
• The US Open officially became one of four "Grand Slam" international tennis championships -- joining the Australian Open, Wimbledon, and the French Open -- in 1968. Today, Arthur Ashe Stadium is named for American tennis great Arthur Ashe who won the first tournament that year.
• In1973, the US Open distinguished itself as the first Grand Slam tournament to award equal prize money to men and women.
• Record holders for most US Open men's titles include Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras, and Roger Federer with five wins each. The most US Open women's titles are held by Chris Evert and Serena Williams with six wins each.
More about the US Tennis Open around the Web:
- Check out the official site with all the latest news, ticket information, photos, video clips,
background info on the stars, plus a look back at past champions
and U.S. Open history, and the complete TV schedule on CBS and
States Tennis Association - Jump into the U.S. tennis scene with
the spotlight on the U.S.
Open Series bringing tennis to American TV all summer
long, together with the big game's winners and losers, player
profiles, plus info on the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, and more on leagues,
tournaments and USA Team Tennis.