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2006 U.S. Tennis Open
US Tennis Open Fast Facts

When: August 31 - September 13, 2020
Where: Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York City (Directions by subway or car)
TV Coverage: ESPN, ESPN 2
Women's Final: Saturday, September 12
Men's Final: Sunday, September 13

Get the latest updates, standings, player photos, history, and assorted U.S. Tennis Open trivia New York City becomes the world capital of tennis in August and 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 31 leading up to the men's final on Sunday, September 13, 2020.

International stars such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, 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.

2020 US Tennis Open tickets officially go on sale in early June 2020 featuring individual, full-series, and group plans. American Express Card holders get a jump on ticket purchase with special offers beginning in June.

Can't get to the matches? In the US live TV coverage of complete matches airs on ESPN and ESPN2, from the August opening to the women's and men's finals in September.

(all times ET)

Monday, August 31 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. First Round ESPN
Monday, August 31 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. First Round ESPN2
Tuesday, September 1 12 p.m. - 11 p.m. First Round  ESPN
Wednesday, September 2 12 p.m. - 11 p.m. Second Round ESPN
Thursday, September 3 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Second Round ESPN
Thursday, September 3 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Second Round ESPN2
Friday, September 4 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Third Round ESPN
Friday, September 4 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Third Round ESPN2
Saturday, September 5 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Third Round ESPN2
Sunday, September 6 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Round of 16 ESPN
Sunday, September 6 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Round of 16 ESPN2
Monday, September 7 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Round of 16 ESPN2
Tuesday, September 8 12 p.m. - 11 p.m. Quarterfinals ESPN
Wednesday, September 9 12 p.m. - 11 p.m. Quarterfinals ESPN
Thursday, September 10 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Women's Semis ESPN
Friday, September 11 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Men's Doubles Final ESPN2
Friday, September 11 4 p.m. - 11 p.m. Men's Semis ESPN
Saturday, September 12 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Mixed Doubles Final ESPN3
Saturday, September 12 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Women's Singles Final ESPN
Sunday, September 13 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Women's Doubles Final ESPN2
Sunday, September 13 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Men's Singles Final ESPN

Getting to the Open

Mets-Willets Pt - IRT Flushing Line; Roosevelt Ave StaircaseBY SUBWAY: In Manhattan, the 7 train at Grand Central Station will take you directly to Mets - Willets Point Station. From Long Island, the LIRR Woodside station also provides an easy transfer to the 7 train and Mets - Willets Point Station. New Jersey transit customers can change at Penn Station for quick connections to the NYC subway and the 7 train.

BY CAR: Depending on where your trip originates, use the Van Wyck Expressway and Exit 12A - College Point Blvd or the Long Island Expressway (LIE/I-495) and Exit 22B – College Point Blvd. From there, follow signs to US Open parking. For complete directions, use Google maps.

DID YOU KNOW? US Tennis Open trivia and fun Facts:

Arthur Ashe Stadium 2010
At Arthur Ashe Stadium, the outer court is
green while the inner court is blue to make
it easier to see the ball on television.

• 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.

• In 1973, 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:

2020 US Open
- 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 ESPN.

United 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.

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