When: August 28 - September 10, 2017 Where: Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York City TV Coverage: ESPN, ESPN 2 Women's Final: Saturday, September 9 Men's Final: Sunday, September 10
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 28 leading up to the men's final on Sunday, September 10, 2017.
International stars such as Rafael Nadal, Roger
Federer, Novak Djokovic, and defending men's champ Stan Wawrinka 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 2017 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 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.
2017 US OPEN TENNIS LIVE TV SCHEDULE (all times ET)
DID YOU KNOW? US Tennis Open trivia and 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.
• 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:
- 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.