Arthur Ashe Stadium

USTA plans to build roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium
USTA plans to build roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/14/2013 at 4:48PM

Updated Thursday, August 15 Tennis fans may no longer have to suffer when it rains during the U.S. Open. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) officially announced on Thursday that it will construct a retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium, the central court in the Grand Slam tournament, as a part of sweeping $550 million [...]

Festivities, big names will kick off the US Open
Festivities, big names will kick off the US Open
News Queens Courier Staff 8/26/2012 at 9:10AM

The USTA has announced a dramatic opening night ceremony that will include an immersive video and light show for the first time, and a special performance by pop sensation Jordin Sparks. The ceremony will take place prior to the night session in Arthur Ashe Stadium, on Monday, August 27. Sparks will perform “Celebrate,” the hit [...]

Agassi to join Court of Champions
Agassi to join Court of Champions
News Queens Courier Staff 8/25/2012 at 8:37AM

The USTA has announced that Andre Agassi, a two-time US Open Champion, has been named the 2012 inductee into the US Open Court of Champions, a US Open and USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center attraction honoring the greatest singles champions in the history of the U.S. Championships/US Open. Agassi will be inducted during [...]

What can you bring to the US Open
News Queens Courier Staff 8/25/2012 at 7:17AM

Safety is one of the highest priorities at the US Open. Several important security measures will be implemented, in conjunction with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies: 1. Arrive early to avoid delays and help speed the entry of all spectators. 2. All fans will go through a screening process before passing through the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 5/21/2012 at 7:59AM

60,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews fill Citi Field and Arthur Ashe Stadium to denounce evils of the Internet A mass rally for men only drew more than 40,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews to Citi Field Sunday to denounce the Internet and its pervasive impact on family life. An overflow crowd of another 20,000 bearded men sporting long black coats [...]