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Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day preview
Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day preview
News Queens Courier Staff 8/25/2012 at 8:49AM

Pop-vocal sensation The Wanted, chart-topping singer Carly Rae Jepsen, special guest performer Owl City and from Nickelodeon’s How to Rock, Cymphonique Miller and Max Schneider, will team up with reigning US Open Champion Novak Djokovic, U.S. #1 men’s singles player John Isner, three-time US Open Champion Kim Clijsters and Mardy Fish at the 17th Annual [...]

How to get to the US Open
News Queens Courier Staff 8/25/2012 at 8:44AM

More than half of the fans have it figured out — and this year you can get on track to Go Green! With public transportation, you can skip the traffic and parking congestion, be environmentally friendly and spend more time watching world class tennis. Mass Transit Use mass transit to make your trip to the [...]

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 [...]

US Open to hold job fair July 12
US Open to hold job fair July 12
Sports Cristabelle Tumola 7/09/2012 at 1:07PM

For the second year, the US Open will hold a job fair on July 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m (gates will close at 3 p.m.), at the US Open Club. Those hired will help out at the annual tennis tournament that takes place August 27 through September 9 at the USTA Billie Jean [...]

Ballperson here I come!
Ballperson here I come!
Sports Liam La Guerre 6/28/2012 at 12:36PM

I just wanted to prove I could still play ball. Although I’m a reporter — and four years removed from competitive sports, since the last time I played baseball was in high school — an opportunity to participate in the U.S. Open media ballperson tryouts on June 21 meant a chance to show I’m still [...]

Hundreds try out to be U.S. Open Ballperson
Hundreds try out to be U.S. Open Ballperson
News Terence M. Cullen 6/25/2012 at 2:06PM

Some had never been on a tennis courts, others had only seen a video of what they were about to do. They came from either end of the Island — hundreds of them — for only about 80 spots. They sprinted after dribbled balls, with the pressure of knowing the entire world could potentially watch [...]

Expansions for the US Open expected to draw more crowds, funds
Expansions for the US Open expected to draw more crowds, funds
News Alexa Altman 6/15/2012 at 1:19PM

Prospective development at the home of the US Open could mean an ace for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Queens. Members of the USTA and borough officials served up information about the upcoming plans, set to begin in the fall of 2013, at a meeting on Thursday, June 14 at the Tennis Center [...]