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Governor Cuomo approves National Tennis Center expansion in Flushing Meadows
Governor Cuomo approves National Tennis Center expansion in Flushing Meadows
Top Stories Melissa Chan 9/06/2013 at 3:08PM

The U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) now has the governor’s blessing to expand its prized center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Friday he signed legislation allowing the city to give the USTA 0.68 acres of parkland to extend the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The association’s $500 million plans include replacing the [...]

USTA gets OK to expand Tennis Center, pledges $10M to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
USTA gets OK to expand Tennis Center, pledges $10M to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Top Stories Melissa Chan 7/24/2013 at 2:41PM

The U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) has agreed to pledge more than $10 million to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park as part of a deal struck with the City Council. “This deal was a long time coming,” said Councilmember Julissa Ferreras. “I can say with confidence that we will all benefit from this expansion.” USTA officials needed the [...]